Hopefully it was just opening night jitters last night. Need to win the next 2:
No score after 1. Coogs had a couple on with one out but couldn’t get them in
2 our single for Champion, but nothing else happening for the Coogs in the 2nd.
Fletcher has 4Ks through 2
Fletcher has 6Ks through 3…26Ks for Cougar pitchers through 12 innings so far this season.
A 1 out Hollis walk, but nothing else doing for the Coogs in the 3rd
Well, look like Whitting is going small ball this year.
Coogs have something brewing in the 4th. Triolo single, Sac Bunt Redden, walk Slaughter, double steal puts runners on 2nd and 3rd with 1 out for Champion.
Etzel pinch runs for Slaughter.
Champion Ks looking. Up to Minter.
Minter flies out to shallow center.
Going to the 5th, no score
Got to put the ball in play. Too many strikeouts the first two games.
Coogs finally take a lead on a 2 out double by Lockhart that drives in Hollis.
Passed Ball and a walk to Triolo put runners on the corners for Redden
Wild pitch brings home Lockhart, Redden walks. Coogs up 2-0. Etzel Ks to end the inning.
2-0 Coogs going to the 6th
Bielamowicz on to pitch
Bielo’s struggling, gives up a run on a wild pitch. Still a runner at 3rd with 2 outs. Gets out of it with a pop out.
2-1 Coogs Mid 6th
Minter drives in Champion with a double to start off the 6th. Minter to 3rd on a passed pall.
Coldiron walks to put runners on the corners. Coldiron steals 2nd and the throw goes into center scoring Minter. 4-1 Coogs…still no outs
Hollis doubles Home Coldiron. 5-1 Coogs
Davis pops out for the first out
Hollis steals 3rd. Lockhart singles him home. 6-1 Coogs
Triolo singles to left, Lockhart to 2nd
Holy Cross changing pitchers…Coog bats are finally waking up
Double steal puts runners on 2nd/3rd
Redden pops out for the 2nd out
Etzel hit by a pitch to load the bases
Champion walks, Lockhart scores…7-1 Coogs
Minter flies out to end the inning
T7…UH leads 7-1
Bielo gets out of trouble in the 7th
M7…UH leads 7-1
Nothing doing for the Coogs in the 7th
T8…UH leads 7-1
Carter Henry on to pitch
Easy inning for Henry
Kyle Lovelace gets his 1st at bat in the B8.
Nothing doing for the Coogs though
T9…UH leads 7-1
Henry sets them down 1-2-3 again and the Coogs win 7-1!!!
11 more Ks for Cougar pitchers gives them 31 in 2 games
31 k’s in 2 games is impressive