Cougars Move to 5-0
With Pair of Victories
The Cougars kept their umblemished record intact as they finished the week with a 9-2 win over the Brownstown Bombers
and a 14-0 thrashing of the Sandoval Blackhawks.
On Thursday, Wade Crain picked up his first pitching victory by tossing five strong innings and the Cougar
offense stole 14 bases to go along with seven timely hits to top the Bombers.
Crain allowed two runs on four hits while striking out seven in his five-inning stint and Tyler Mulvany finished
things up with two scoreless innings of no-hit ball.
Chad King was the hitting star for the day as he cracked two triples and a single and collected three RBI.
Crain, Tommy Daugherty (1 RBI), and Spencer Patton (2 RBI) each added a double to help in the cause.
On Friday, the Cougars spanked the visiting Blackhawks in front of a large home crowd to pick up their first
conference victory of the season.
Starting pitcher Nick Simmons pitched five strong innings to run his record to 2-0 as he allowed no runs on
4 hits and 11 strikeouts.
Offensively, the Cougars took advantage of nine walks, eight stolen bases, and eight hits to score in every
inning of the short-game affair.
Seven players all reached the hit column and were led by Robert Slater's two singles and two RBI's.
Wade Crain knocked in three runs with a double and an infield grounder and Simmons picked up two RBI's on a double off the
The Cougars will try and capture conference win number two next Tuesday when they travel to Dieterich to battle
the Movin' Maroons at 7:00 PM.