The Cougars came out and played great ball for senior night. Congratulations to Amanda Trojanowski and Lauren Wilcoxson. Two great ball players that will be missed next year. Good luck to both of you.
The Lady Cougars started the top of the 1st strong on defense going three up three down with Gilpin and Forys assist to Trojanowski, and Gilpin with a strikeout. Forys and McSurley get on but the Falcon’s defense held them to no runs. Score 0-0. Top of the 2nd Sonnenberg with an assist to Trojanowski, McSurley catches a fly to right, and Gilpin gets the strikeout to end the half. Bottom Tharp hits a double and Sonnenberg scores her in with a Sac bunt. Score is 1-0 after the 2nd. Top of the 3rd the Falcon’s Donlon hits a drive to right center for a single. She tries to make it to 2nd base, but McSurley makes the throw to Forys for the second out. Gilpin gets the 1st and 3rd batter with strikeouts. Bottom of the 3rd the Falcon’s defense held the Cougars. Score still 1-0. Top of the 4th Gilpin gets all three outs with strike outs. Top of the 4th the Cougars bats came alive. Pavlick leads off and hits a home run on her 1st pitch. Eggert gets on base. Forys scores her in. Wilcoxson and McSurley get on base, and Gilpin and Trojanowski both get RBI’s scorning them in. Score is 6-0 New Prairie lead. Top of the 5th Gilpin gets two strikeouts and Wilcoxson comes in to pitch. She strikes out the next batter. In the bottom Cougars score three more runs with 2 outs. Wilcoxson scores in Eggert and Forys, and McSurley hits one up center and scores in two more. Score after the 5th is 9-0. Top of the 6th Wheatbrook catches a fly to right, and Wilcoxson gets two strikeouts to end the top half. In the bottom of the 6th Trojanowski hits a double. Gets on third on a wild pitch. Tharp hits a single. Pavlick up to bat and Trojanowski steals home on a wild pitch to end the game.
COUGAR’S FOR THE WIN.
Final Score (W)10-0
WP: Karissa Gilpin, 4 2/3 innings pitched, 10 strikeouts, 1 hits
LP: M. Pearson, 6 innings pitched, 0 strikeouts, 11 hits
Next game is: 5/16/19 at 4:30pm CST VS Westville @ Westville.