The Logan County Cougar baseball team travelled to South Warren this weekend to compete against the South Warren Spartans and the Bowling Green Purples. The Cougars would play a close game against the Spartans on Friday, but fall 4-3. But the Cougars would come back on Saturday to get a 5-4 win over the Purples.
The Cougars had a good start to their game on Friday against the Spartans. Senior Ian Woodall would triple and bring in Matt Harper to put the Cougars up 1-0 at the end of the first inning.
The two teams would battle throughout the game, but the Spartans would score one run in the bottom of the sixth inning to win the game 4-3.
Ian Woodall finished the game with two RBI’s and Luke Woodall had one RBI.
Joe Holliday pitched for the Cougars for five innings. Holliday allowed seven hits, three runs, and walked one. Matt Harper stepped up to the mound in the fifth sixth inning. Harper allowed one hit, one run, walked one and struck out one.
The Cougars would have better luck on Saturday. They would take the lead of 1-0 in the first inning of the game, but the Purples would come back to score three runs in the top of the third inning.
In the bottom of the fourth, Ian Woodall would get a big hit and make it around to third base. Caleb Bruner would hit a single and bring in Woodall. Luke Woodall would hit a sacrifice fly ball and bring in Bruner to score. The game would now be tied 3-3 at the end of the fourth.
The Purples would add another run in the top of the fifth inning, leaving the Cougars down 3-4.
In the bottom of the sixth, Luke Woodall would get his second RBI of the night after hitting a double. Jacob Wood would score and tie the game again with a score of 4-4. Britt would get a hit for the Cougars and Luke would score on an error for the Cougars.
This would be the winning run for the Cougars and they would end the game 5-4.
Luke Woodall finished the night with two RBI’s. Bruner and Harper ended the game with one each.
Jordan Hendrix pitched for the Cougars for four innings. Hendrix allowed seven hits, four runs and walked four. Britt would step up in the fifth inning. Britt allowed one hit, no runs, walked non and struck out one.
The Cougars are scheduled to host the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats tonight at 5:30 p.m. at LCHS.