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Cougar Baseball opens up With a Run Rule

By Joe Joe Wright

joejoe.wright@cordeledispatch.com

The Crisp County Cougars opened their pre-season with a win over Warner Robins. The Houston County School fell victim to the Cougars in a mercy rule decision of 11-0 in 5 innings at Cougar Den.

Will Carter was the starting pitcher and he went 3 innings giving up 1 soft hit and a walk while striking out 4 and no runs given. Jacob Hughes came on in the top of the 4th in relief and struck out 3 with 1 walk and no hits and no runs. The Cougars had one questionable error on the night..” I am proud of the performance, it was a good warm up game for us,” said Head Coach Bill Pate. The Cougars Chris Pollock came up a homerun short of hitting for the cycle as he led the Cougars with a single, a double and a triple and 4 RBI’S. Myles Napier added two safeties on the night including a bomb to deep right field for a double. Dee Purdy also chipped in two hits on the night and Will Carter who got the win on the mound pounded a double to help his cause. Hughes got the save. Overall from the top of the line up to the bottom, the Cougars got good production at  the bat. The Cougars open up their regular season at Coffee County on Friday February 19th at 6:00p.m. in Douglas, Ga.Austinjacob Chris Will