The McLean County High School boys’ basketball team lost three games early last week at the Owensboro Invitational Tournament.
The Cougars played two games on Monday, facing off first against the Daviess County Panthers and the Apollo Eagles.
The Cougars were down by six points at the end of the first quarter against the Panthers, but cut the deficit in half by halftime. However, the deficit grew in the second half and the Panthers took the win 64-44. Will Hudson led the Cougars with 20 points, three rebounds and an assist and hit all six of his free throws. Sam Miller had 14 points, six rebounds, a steal and an assist. Jordan Revlett had a couple of rebounds and assists. DaRon Burroughs was perfect from the charity stripe.
The Cougars rallied in the fourth against the Eagles, but Apollo won by their tail feathers, 71-69.
McLean County was down by 14 at the half and the deficit remained the same starting the final quarter of play, before the team fought hard and narrowed the gap considerably, but not quite enough for the win.
Will Hudson led the Cougars with seven threes and a total of 25 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals. Jake Logsdon had 15 points, six rebounds and was 100 percent from the line. Jordan Revlett had 11 points, three rebounds, three steals and an assist. Sam Miller had six points and the same in rebounds with five assists and two steals. Tyler Lovell had four points, five rebounds and three assists.
The Cougars faced the Christian County Colonels on Tuesday and fell 44-88.
Will Hudson had 16 points, four rebounds and a steal. Jake Logsdon had nine points, seven rebounds and was 75 percent from the line. Landon Adelman had eight points and a rebound. Sam Miller had four points, two rebounds and a block with a steal. Trevor Turley had two rebounds and three assists. Ethan Hampton had a three-pointer. Tyler Little ooped a rebound and scored and then offered an assist to DaRon Burroughs for a bucket.