Cougars Beat Odin On Cold Day In Kinmundy
KINMUNDY – The South Central Cougars have hit a cold spell in terms of their play. Losers of their last 4 games, head coach Curt Jones was ready to get his team back on the field as soon as possible after a disappointing showing at the Benton RBI Tournament over the weekend.
The only thing cold on Monday afternoon was the weather.
The Cougars trailed 1-0 to visiting Odin on a blustery and rainy afternoon after the top of the first inning, but 3 runs in the bottom of the inning, two more in the third and another six runs in the fourth helped South Central to an 11-1, five-inning win over visiting Odin.
Gavin Ratermann was the winning pitcher as he worked all five innings allowing 4 hits and striking out 6. Ratermann gave up just one earned run and won his first game of the season.
Dustin Quick took the loss for the Eagles working just 3.1 innings allowing 8 hits and all 11 runs. He struck out 5 and walked 5.
At the plate for South Central, Tyler Powless came through with a hit and 3 RBI, Dylan Smith, Jace Wilkins and Noah Powless each drove in runs with a hit and Kyle Bray was 2-3 on the afternoon.
For Odin, Dawson Williams drove in the lone run with an RBI double going 2-2, Gavin Wood and Dustin Quick added hits as the Cougars outhit the Eagles 9-4.
The Cougars (4-4) are back in action on Tuesday afternoon when they make the trip to Greenville to take on the Comets.
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