Courtland High School Cougar Baseball 2018
2017 Conference 19 JV Champions
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Apr 20, 2018 - Seniors Shine in Comeback, Walk-Off Win
Senior right-hander, Alex Kobersteen came on in relief during a rocky first inning and earned his first victory of the 2018 season, working six and two-thirds innings, allowing no runs on just two hits, while striking out ten and walking one. The Cougars trailed 4-0 after just one inning of play.
Senior left fielder, Garrett Howard reached on an error in the bottom of the first and took second on the errant throw. After moving to third on a passed ball, Howard scored the Cougars first run on an RBI groudout by senior right fielder, Luke Harvey. The score remained 4-1 until the fifth when shortstop, Trevor Ferares was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. Ferares advanced to second on a single to center field by second baseman, Cole Ely. Senior catcher, Jack Sumler hit into a fielder's choice, eliminating Ely at second, but Ferares hustled home for the Cougars' second run on a wild throw to first on the double play attempt.
Down by two in the last frame, Sumler drew a leadoff walk and immediately stole second base. He advanced to third when junior third baseman, Dustin Gough singled to left. Howard drew a walk, Sumler scored one pitch later on a passed ball, while Gough and Howard advanced one base apiece. Sophomore center fielder, Addie Burrow hit a deep sac fly to center, plating Gough and the tying run. Howard advanced to third on the throw to the plate, setting the stage for Harvey's heroics. Harvey hit a 1-0 pitch softly on the ground to third and was standing on first base before the Knights third baseman could make a play. Howard scored on the squibber and sealed victory, 5-4.
The Cougars (6-6, 4-2) travel to Chancellor for the regular season finale against the Chargers on Tuesday, April 24 at 6 pm.
Apr 20, 2018 - Cougar Cubs Pound out 16 Hits in Victory at Spotsylvania
The Cougar Cubs offense was firing on all cylinders yesterday afternoon as they scored eleven runs on sixteen hits, taking the first game of the series by the final of 11-8.
Sophomore, Owen Reilly went 3-4 on the day with two doubles, three RBI, and scored a run. Sophomores, Chaz Snead and Ty Lowe each had a pair of hits and two RBI. Aidan Forster, Christian Jones, and Logan Howard each had two hits while every other Cougar Cub in the lineup added a hit apiece.
Sophomore right-hander, Aidan Forster started on the mound for the Cougar Cubs. He worked three innings and allowed five runs (three earned) on six hits while striking out one and walking one. He gave way to sophomore, Ty Lowe in the fourth. Lowe earned the victory, working three strong, allowing two (unearned) runs on one hit, while striking out five. Freshman, Christian Jones tossed the seventh and allowed one (unearned) run on two hits while striking out one.
The Cougar Cubs improved to 7-3 overall and 4-1 in the Battlefield District. They host Chancellor on Tuesday, April 24 at 4:30 pm.
Apr 18, 2018 - Statistical Leaders (April 18, 2018)
Offense (Minimum 10 PA)
PA- Addie Burrow, 44
AB- Addie Burrow, 33
H- Addie Burrow, 12
2B- Alex Kobersteen, 2
3B- Addie Burrow, 2
RBI- Cole Ely, 7
Runs- Garrett Howard, 10
HBP- Garrett Howard, 4
BB- Garrett Howard, 12
AVG- Addie Burrow & Caolan Walsh, .364
OBP- Addie Burrow, .523
SLG- Addie Burrow, .515
OPS- Addie Burrow, 1.04
TC- Jackson Sumler, 56
A- Cole Ely, 20
PO- Jackson Sumler, 53
FLD%- 5 at 1.000
Pitching (Minimum 5 IP)
AP- Luke Harvey, 6
IP- Alex Kobersteen, 18
W- Luke Harvey, 2
SV- Luke Harvey & Noah Breivik, 1
K- Alex Kobersteen, 24
ERA- Alex Kobersteen, 0.78
WHIP- Alex Kobersteen, 0.83
Apr 18, 2018 - Harvey's Gem Leads Cougars in District Win
Senior right-hander, Luke Harvey took the ball last night for the Cougars in King George making his first start of 2018 and of his career. Needing only 54 pitches (42 of them strikes), Harvey dominated the night pitching a complete game shutout facing the minimum. Harvey allowed a lone single in the third inning (the only Fox to reach base) but quickly induced a 4-6-3 (Ely-Ferares-S. Bowen) double play. Harvey struck out three on the evening, walked none and only reached a three-ball count to one batter.
The game remained scoreless until the top of the fourth when senior first baseman, Stephen Bowen legged out a two-out double to right-center and scored on a solid single to left by junior second-baseman, Cole Ely. In the fifth, junior third sacker, Dustin Gough hit a lead-off single and advanced to second on a bunt hit by left fielder, Garrett Howard. After Gough scored on a botched pickoff attempt, pinch hitter, Caolan Walsh laced a single to right, plating Howard. The Cougars added an insurance run in the seventh when Walsh (fielder's choice) scored on an error. Sophmore center fielder, Addie Burrow finished 2-3 on the evening.
The Cougars improve to 5-6 overall and 3-2 in the Battlefield District. They entertain Battlefield District foe, Spotsylvania at 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 19.
Apr 18, 2018 - Early Ten Spot Lifts Cougar Cubs to Victory
The Cougar Cubs plated ten runs in the first inning of yesterday's game against King George. The offense, led by freshman infielder, Christian Jones (3-4, RBI, R) tallied 13 runs in the victory with the final score being 13-2.
In addition to Jones, freshman Trey Burton went 2-3 with two RBI and a run scored. Sophomore catcher, Owen Reilly added a triple, drove in three runs and scored twice on the afternoon. Freshman, Ethan Goldberg doubled and drove in two runs, as well.
Sophmore right-hander, Josh Coss earned the victory on the mound, tossing an inning an two-thirds, allowing two earned runs on one hit and three walks. He came on in relief of sophomore, Jayden Tetzlaff who pitched two scoreless, allowed no hits while walking four and striking out one. In mop-up duty, sophomore Aidan Forster pitched the final inning and a third, allowing no runs on no hits while striking out two.
The Cougar Cubs improve to 6-3 overall and 3-1 in the Battlefield District. They travel to Spotsylvania on Thursday, April 19 for a 4:30 pm Battlefield District Contest against the Knights.
Apr 14, 2018 - Cougar Cubs Late Charge Not Enough
The Cougar Cubs scored four times in the top of the seventh, but could not overcome their early deficit and lost to Chancellor yesterday by the final of 7-6.
Freshman right-hander, Ethan Goldberg suffered the loss. Goldberg worked four and a third, allowing seven runs (one earned) on nine hits while striking out five and walkign one. Sophomore, Ty Lowe tossed an inning and two thirds, allowing no runs on two hits, while striking out five.
The Cougar Cubs (5-3, 2-1) host King George on Tuesday, April 17 at 4:30 pm at The Rick.
Apr 14, 2018 - Cougars Hang On to Beat Chargers
With the scored tied at three in the bottom of the sixth yesterday afternoon, The Cougars pushed across two runs to defeat Chancellor, 5-3.
Junior right-hander, Patrick Millner earned his first victory of 2018, tossing six strong, allowing three earned on three hits, while striking out six and walking four. Junior, Noah Breivik picked up his first save of the season, pitching a perfect seventh, striking out two of the three hitters he faced.
The Cougars (4-6, 2-2) travel to King George on Tuesday, April 17. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 pm.
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