The Logan County Cougars got two big wins to finish out last week, including a blowout win on Senior Night. Before their game on Thursday, the Cougars recognized their four seniors including Lucas Dean, Joe Holliday, Jacob Wood and Ian Woodall, and the time they have spent as Cougars. The Cougars would end their game against the Allen County-Scottsville Patriots in six innings with a 14-4 win.
The game on Thursday had a special start. Senior Lucas Dean was injured in a car accident before the season started and has been unable to play all season. Deal stepped on the mound and began the game by throwing the first pitch for the Cougars before senior Joe Holliday stepped into the game.
The Cougars had a great start the game and would score six runs in the first inning of the game. They started off by scoring on an error, a RBI single by Caleb Bruner, a bases loaded walk, a fielder’s choice, an RBI by Hunter Britt and a run scored on a passed ball.
The Patriots came back to score two runs in the top of the second and another two runs in the top of the fourth. This decreased the Cougars lead to 6-4. In the bottom of the fourth, the Cougars would add one run after Michael Riley hit a double, scoring Bruner. The Cougars held on to their lead of 7-4 at the end of the fourth.
In the bottom of the fifth, Tucker Baldwin scored on an error and senior Ian Woodall singled to score senior Jacob Wood. The Cougars now lead 9-4 at the end of the fifth inning.
The Cougars would come out strong in the bottom of the sixth inning to finish out the game. Riley started the inning off by scoring on a passed ball. Joe Holliday would hit a sacrifice fly ball to bring in Luke Woodall. Matt Harper would hit an RBI single. Ian Woodall got hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Bruner finished out the game by bringing in Wood. The Cougars would reach a 10 point lead and finish the game 14-4.
Holliday pitched for the Cougars and allowed four hits, four runs, walked one and had seven strikeouts.
Senior Ian Woodall, Caleb Bruner and Michael Riley would all finish with two RBI’s each. Senior Joe Holliday, Matt Haprter, Luke Woodall and Hunter Britt all ended the game with one RBI each.
The Cougars faced a big region rival on Friday night and would walk away with another win. The Cougars faced the Glasgow Scotties and had a strong start to the game.
The Cougars put up one run in the first inning of the game after Matt Harper got a hit and senior Joe Holliday scored on a passed ball. The Cougars scored again in the fourth after an RBI single by Hunter Britt. Luke Woodall would get an RBI for the Cougars in the sixth inning after he brought in Bruner.
The Cougars ended the game with a 3-0 win with a lot of help from pitcher Matt Harper. Harper pitched seven innings and allowed one hit, no runs, walked one and had nine strikeouts.
The Cougars will head to the Hot Rods Stadium in Bowling Green to play South Warren on Thursday. The game will start at 6 p.m.