May 4, 2011 EditionAlso in this issue...
BR falls to ICCNathan Hibbard
The Izard County Cougars swept a baseball doubleheader from Black Rock last Thursday at Brockwell.
In the first game, ICC scored single runs in each of the first three innings and two runs in the fourth for a 5-0 lead. The Zebras rallied for three runs in the top of the fifth inning, but could get no closer, as the Cougars held on for a 5-3 victory.
For Black Rock, Tadd Fore and Sam Clem each had a hit and an RBI, and Tyler Freeman drove in a run. Dan Day had a hit and scored a run. Caleb McKenzie and Derek Nunnally each scored a run, and Joe Paul Carey had a hit.
Clem started on the mound for the Zebras and allowed four earned runs on three hits, while striking out six, in four innings.
ICC jumped out to a big early lead en route to posting a 17-2 win in the nightcap.
The Cougars scored four runs in the first inning and six in the second for a 10-0 advantage. Black Rock tallied two runs in the top of the third inning, but ICC answered with four runs in the bottom of the inning. ICC ended the game with three more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Carey went 1-for-2, with two RBIs, and scored a run. Day had a hit, and Fore scored a run.
Freeman started on the mound and allowed seven earned runs on two hits in an inning of work. Nunnally came on in relief and allowed six earned runs on 10 hits.