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Cougars down Lakers 25-12
In Oct. 8 Issue

The Russell County Lakers (2-4, 0-2 in district play) lost their second straight district game this past Friday night, falling on the road to Logan County, 25-12.

The Cougars scored first to take a 7-0 lead before Russell County scored on a 30 yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Martin Cross to junior tailback Jeron Hammond.

The two teams continued to battle through the first half before Logan County managed to score with just 28 seconds left in the first half to take a 13-6 lead at the break.

In the second half, momentum shifted for good after the Lakers drove the ball 70 yards to the Logan County two-yard line before a fumble gave possession back to the Cougars.

Logan County then then went the length of the football field in just in five plays to take a 19 to 6 lead.

Another late Cougars touchdown put them at 25 before Russell County scored on a goal line pass play from Cross to tight end Justin Roy with just over two minutes left in the game.

Laker junior fullback Nathan Irvin continued his strong play with over 100 yards rushing against the Cougars. Senior tight end Austin Hill missed the game with a concussion and senior defensive end Codey Bell was also out with a nagging shoulder injury.

To subsequent for Hill's absence, Cross started the game at tight end and freshman Barton Mann got the start at quarterback for the Lakers before Cross relieved him later in the game.

Russell County will be back at home at Finley Field at Laker Stadium this Friday at 7 p.m. as they host district foe Warren East.

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