Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Mountain Home High School
Caldwell High School
Caldwell Cougars Varsity Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Mountain Home
Caldwell Cougars Varsity and Mountain Home played a taut affair on Tuesday, but Caldwell Cougars Varsity eventually prevailed 7-4 after taking the lead for good in the fifth inning. The game was tied at four with Caldwell Cougars Varsity batting in the bottom of the fifth when Carlos Flores singled off of Riley Woodland, driving in one run.
Mountain Home took an early lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Mountain Home.
After Mountain Home scored one run in the top of the second, Caldwell Cougars Varsity answered with one of their own. Mountain Home scored when there was an error, scoring one run. Caldwell Cougars Varsity then answered when Carlos Flores singled off of Connor Berry, driving in one run.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Caldwell Cougars Varsity tied things up at four. With one out in the fourth inning Gerardo Madera drove in one run when he doubled.
Dyson Scott earned the win for Caldwell Cougars Varsity. He pitched seven innings, surrendering four runs, five hits, and striking out five. Berry took the loss for Mountain Home. He threw three and a third innings, giving up four runs, seven hits, and striking out one.
Caldwell Cougars Varsity had ten hits in the game. Madera, Corbin Beets, and Flores each collected multiple hits for Caldwell Cougars Varsity. Beets and Madera each managed three hits to lead Caldwell Cougars Varsity.
Mountain Home collected five hits. Curran Price and Jace Bennett each collected multiple hits for Mountain Home.
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