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Jackson Tackett scored 22 points and hauled down 19 rebounds to lead Class AAA number one Logan to a 75-52 win over Scott Friday night at Scott High School.
Tackett connected on 10-of-17 shots from the field and hauled down nine offensive rebounds before leaving the game with 3:02 remaining in the fourth quarter with an apparent ankle injury.
The extent of the injury is unknown and Tackett’s status for Tuesday night’s showdown at Class AAA number two Shady Spring is not known at this time.
Logan shot 50.8 percent from the field and outrebounded Scott 46-25 in posting its eighth victory of the season. The Wildcats held the Skyhawks to 34.4 percent shooting.
Logan never trailed in the contest scoring the game’s first nine points and led by as many as 27 points in the second half sweeping the season series with Scott.
More importantly, the Wildcats improved to 3-0 against teams in their section.
Scotty Browning scored 21 points and Aiden Slack posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Slack was scoreless in the first half but scored 12 points in the second half, including eight in the final quarter.
Garrett Williamson finished with nine points, dished out nine assists and hauled down eight rebounds. Jaxon Cogar had six points and eight rebounds while Derrick Browning scored three points and Chance Maynard two for the Wildcats.
Landon Stone led Scott with 15 points while Reece Carden scored 11 and Jaren Gaiter 10 for the Skyhawks.
Issac Setser had nine, Braxton Dolin four and Cavin White three to round out the scoring for Scott.
Scott falls to 4-5 on the season and will host Class AAAA No. 6 South Charleston Tuesday night.
Logan improved to 8-0 and will travel to Shady Spring Tuesday night in what could be a 1-vs-2 matchup in Class AAA. Logan, who was preseason No. 3 in the Class AAA Associated Press boys basketball poll, defeated preseason No. 1 Shady Spring 57-49 in the King Coal Classic on December 18 at Willie Akers Arena.