Cougars fall to Greyhounds

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Third baseman Mitchell Weber readies for the throw to first

The Cougars had a hard time at home Monday, falling to the visiting Marmaduke Greyhounds, 16-5.

Rector trailed 7-1 through four innings, but saw the 'Hounds plate five runs in the frame to move ahead 12-1.

The Cougars responded in their half of the fifth, with Mitchell Weber and Denver Knight driving in a run apiece. Rector added two more runs in the sixth, but Marmaduke's Cody Taylor put the icing on the cake with a base-clearing double in the final frame.

Knight took the loss on the mound for the Cougars.

Knight finished with a double, a single and an RBI. Weber notched two singles and an RBI. Dillon Shelton, Jake Scott, Dustin Sparks and Daniel White added a hit each on the afternoon.

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