Boys Varsity Baseball · Cougars drop a tough one to Hobart 8-7


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New Prairie High School vs Hobart High School
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R 7   8
H 5   9
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In a back and forth game, the Cougars fell in the season opener to Hobart 8-7. The Cougars scored two runs in the top of the 7th to take a 7-6 lead, only to see Hobart answer with two runs in the bottom of the 7th to win. Noah Brettin threw 5 1/3 innings striking out 9. Braydon Flagg threw the final 1 1/3 innings without giving up an earned run while striking out 1. Leading the offense was Zach Trojanowski with 2 hits and Adin Newman with two hits, including a 2-out, 2 RBI base hit to give the Cougars the lead in the 6th. Brettin also contributed 2 RBI. The Cougars (0-1) will be back in action on Wednesday at Highland at 5:00.