Cogar, Slack fuel Wildcats route of Indians

Updated: Sep 13


Logan tight end Garrett Williamson is bought down by Sissonville's Blake Fisher after hauling one of his nine receptions in the Wildcats 48-6 victory over the Indians last Friday at Joe Sawyers Field. (Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)


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LOGAN Senior quarterback Jaxon Cogar threw for two touchdowns and ran for one while senior Aiden Slack scored three touchdowns as Logan rolled past Sissonville 48-6 Friday night at Joe Sawyers Field.


Cogar completed 14 of 27 passes for 186 yards, connecting with Slack for a 69-yard touchdown and Garrett Williamson on a 5-yard scoring strike while running for a 6-yard touchdown.


Slack ran for a 5-yard touchdown to get Logan on the board in the first quarter, returned an interception 53-yards for his second score and hauled in a 69-yard pass from Cogar for his third touchdown of the first half.


Slack also completed one pass for 19 yards and was 6 for 6 on extra point attempts.


Freshman quarterback Adam Baisden hooked up with Caden Justice on the game’s final play for a 99-yard touchdown pass.


Logan completed 16 of its 29 passes for 304 yards and three touchdowns.


The Wildcats got a special teams touchdown when Ryan Roberts blocked a punt that was returned 18 yards by Conner Mullins.


Logan scored on its first two possessions, and three of its six possessions in the first half to jump out to a 35-0 lead.


Slack started the scoring with a 5-yard run with 10:04 to play in the opening quarter. Cogar’s 6-yard run with 3:57 remaining put Logan up 14-0.


Fifty-seven seconds later, Roberts blocked Sissonville’s Ethan Taylor’s punt, and Mullens scooped it up for an 18-yard return to give Logan a 21-0 lead.


Slack intercepted Taylor and returned it for a 53-yard touchdown giving Logan a 28-0 lead with 6:31 remaining in the opening half.


Slack and Cogar finished the first half scoring as Cogar found a streaking Slack for a 69-yard touchdown with 3:43 to play before halftime.


Cogar found Williamson, who was Logan’s leading receiver with nine receptions for 87 yards, for a 5-yard touchdown pass with 3:54 to play in the third quarter to increase the Wildcats lead to 42-0.


The Indians got on the board with 5:17 remaining in the fourth quarter when Taylor found Jacob Wiseman with a 5-yard pass.


Logan held Sissonville to minus-33 yards on the ground and outgained the Indians 352-152 in total offense.


Mullins led Logan and all rushers on the ground with 19 yards on three carries while Cameron Arbogast rushed for seven yards on 11 attempts for the Indians.


Taylor completed 24 of 41 passes for 185 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Blake Fisher had seven receptions for 70 yards while Wiseman hauled in seven passes for 33 yards and one score.


Williamson had an interception and Quentin Goodman recovered a fumble for Logan, who forced three Sissonville turnovers.


Sissonville (0-2, 0-2 Cardinal Conference) will travel to Scott Friday night in search of its first victory of the season.


Logan (2-0, 1-0) will host the Wayne Pioneers Friday night at Willis-Nisbet Stadium.


Logan 48, Sissonville 6

LOGAN 21 14 7 6- 48

SISSONVILLE 0 0 0 6- 6

FIRST QUARTER

L- Slack 5 run (Slack kick), 10:04

L- Cogar 6 run (Slack kick), 3:57

L- Mullins 18 block punt return (Slack kick), 3:00

SECOND QUARTER

L- Slack 53 interception return (Slack kick), 6:31

L- Slack 69 pass from Cogar (Slack kick), 3:43

THIRD QUARTER

L- Williamson 5 pass from Cogar (Slack kick), 3:54

FOURTH QUARTER

S- Wiseman 5 pass from Taylor (kick failed), 5:17

L- Justice 99 pass from Baisden, 0:00

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Logan: Cogar 8-15, Mullins 3-19, Baisden 3-11, Kovach 2-4, Goodman 2-3, Slack 1-5, Berry 1-(minus 1), Justice 1-0, Ranson 1-(minus 3), Team 1-(minus 5). Sissonville: Arbogast 11-7, Taylor, Et. 4-(minus 8), Team 3-(minus 32), Harrison 1-0.

PASSING—Logan: Cogar 14-27-0 186, Baisden 1-1-0 99, Slack 1-1-0 19. Sissonville: Taylor, Et. 24-41-2 185.

RECEIVING—Logan: Williamson 9-87, Clancy 3-37, Justice 1-99, Slack 1-69, Gardner 1-7, Mullins 1-5. Sissonville: Fisher, B. 7-70, Wiseman 7-33, Arbogast 5-39, Taylor, Ev. 3-27, Fisher, M. 2-16.

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