The Logan County Cougar baseball team suffered their first loss of the season this week. On Tuesday, the Cougars had their first home game against the Greenwood Gators. The game would remained tied 1-1 until the fifth inning, when the Gators would score four runs. The Cougars would get six hits during the game, but never make it back to home plate. The Cougars would fall 5-1.
The Cougar defense would hold back the Gators from scoring in the top of the first inning. The Cougars would step up to the plate and senior Ian Woodall would hit a single to bring in Jackson Campbell. The Cougars would lead 1-0 at the end of the first inning.
The Gators would score one run in the top of the second, but the Cougars defense would hold them from scoring anymore. This resulted a tie game of 1-1 going into the third inning. Both teams played three quick innings and the score would still remain tied. But the Gators would come out the fifth inning and change the game.
The Cougars defense would make an error and the Gators would get a walk from Cougar pitcher, Caleb Bruner. With a big hit to left field, the Gators would bring in two runs. The Gators would continue to play smart and get in good hits to bring in two more runs by the end of fifth.
The Cougar offense could never get started in the last two innings, and the Gator defense would get their outs quickly. The Cougars would fall for the first time this season.
Senior Ian Woodall would end the game with the only RBI. Caleb Bruner would pitch for the Cougars for five innings. Bruner would allow three hits and five runs, he would walk two and strikeout eight. Joe Holiday would come in for the Cougars in the sixth inning. Holiday would allow one hit and no runs. He would walk one and strikeout two.
Tonight the Cougars will play at home. They will face the Purples from Bowling Green High School at 5:00 p.m.