After last week’s losses to Stevens and Johnson, Cougar baseball came out to play, defeating the Holmes Huskies in 4 1/2 innings, 16-3. Ryan Skowronski took the mound for the Cougars, pitching the first 3 innings of the game. He gave up 4 hits, with 3 runs scored. At the bottom of the 3rd, the score was Clark 4, Holmes 3 but Cougar bats exploded, scoring 9 runs.
Chad Dullnig came in to pitch the 4th inning, facing only 3 batters to retire the inning. The Cougars added 3 more runs to end the inning Clark 16, Holmes 3. Matt Cohen came in to pitch the final inning of play and with one ground out and 2 strike outs, the Cougars secured another district win and are now 6-1.
Notable hits of the game: McFall (3-3), Cervantes (2-3), Dullnig (2-2), Cohen (2-3) and Werland (2-2). Next up for the Cougars is district foe O’Connor on Friday, March 25th at 4:45 at NS # 2. O’Connor and Clark are currently tied for first place in District 27-5A. O’Connor fans are expected to show up so Cougar fans, come support your Cougar Baseball team and make some noise!