That’s exactly what Logan did as the Cats trounced homestanding Cabell Midland 52-33 on Wednesday night at Cabell Midland on one of the two semifinal round games.
Logan (15-8) advanced to play Huntington (13-10) in Friday night’s Class AAA sectional title game at 7:30 p.m., also at Cabell Midland. Huntington moved on with last night’s 72-44 victory over Spring Valley.
Senior Stevie Browning led Logan with 23 points in the win over the Knights, which saw their season come to a close at 5-16.
Browning scored 19 of his points in the second half as Logan expanded its narrow 22-16 lead at halftime into the eventual rout.
Da’jon Streeter also reached double digits in scoring with 14 points for the Wildcats. Matthew Greene added six, C.J. Williams four, Brynden Streeter three and Keaton Johnson two.
Keegan Adkins and Dustin Scarberry each finished with nine points to lead Cabell Midland, which also lost to Logan during the regular season.
The Knights led Logan 10-7 after one quarter but fell behind 22-16 at the half and 36-19 after three.
Logan now turns its focus to Huntington, a team it lost to during the regular season.
The Highlanders had a balanced attack against Spring Valley and were led by Toquan Hayes, who dropped in 13 points. Shaquan Miller added 10.
Huntington started off the season 3-7 but has gone 10-3 since, including the 62-49 win over Logan on Feb. 13.
Last night’s wins also moved Logan and Huntington into next Tuesday’s Class AAA regional co-championship games.
The Logan/Huntington winner will host either Winfield or South Charleston next week. The loser will have to go on the road to play at either Winfield or South Charleston.
Winfield (15-8) advanced with a 75-67 victory on Wednesday night over Hurricane in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 tournament.
The Generals play the Black Eagles on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the South Charleston Community Center in the sectional finals.
South Charleston, ranked No. 4 in the state, has an 18-4 record.