Cougars head into region play at 3-4 | Sports | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | March 16, 2016 2:30 pm
By CINDY CROSBY
Photo by Jennifer Cox
The Colleton County Cougar baseball team was held to three hits in their 7-0 loss against Berkeley (away) on Monday, March 7. Tim Hickman, Henry Gibson and Clay Lockerman provided the offensive effort for the Cougars. Berkeley scored four unearned runs in the game.
The Cougars outscored Battery Creek, 11-2, on Thursday, March 10 in the first home game of the season. Colleton County had 10 hits and three errors in the game versus the Dolphin’s seven hits and four errors.
Josh Kinard, Michael Thigpen and Kaleb Gibson each had two hits in the game, while Cody Cox and Alan Grym had one. Lake Boseman started on the hill for the Cougars, with one unearned run across five innings of work. Boseman had seven strikeouts, while allowing four hits and one walk. In two innings of relief, Reese Penfield gave up three hits, allowed one earned run and collected a strikeout.
Colleton County lost on the road, 6-1, against Stratford on Friday, March 11. The Cougars had five hits and three errors in the game, while the Knights had five hits and one error. Robert Avant, Hickman and Thigpen had a hit each.
CCHS held the Knights scoreless through two innings behind Thigpen on the bump. He would last 4.2 innings, allowing two hits and three earned runs, with seven issued walks. Lockerman, in relief, finished the game with three hits, one strikeout and allowed three runs to cross the plate.
They will enter region play against Summerville at 3-4 overall.