Cougars Dominate Cross County

Friday, March 18, 2016
Kade Scott hits a grounder against Cross County.

The Rector Cougars won their first conference baseball game of the year, 10-0, over Cross County, Tuesday, March 8, at Rector Memorial Park, making them 3-0 overall and 1-0 in conference.

"We played good defense and I hope this trend continues for the rest of the season," coach Robert Dorman said. "We had a few situations in the field, but we played a complete game and Hufty pitched well."

Brian Hufty started on the mound throwing the complete five innings. He got the win, striking out eight, giving up no runs and three hits.

Offensively, Garrett Buck was 2 for 2 with one RBI, Kade Scott was 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI's, Hufty was 2 for 3 with one RBI, Austin Clairday had a double and two hits, Lawson Ford was 1 for 3, Sam Simmons was 1 for 3 with an RBI and Sam Westbrook was 1 for 2.

The Cougars were scheduled to play Marmaduke, Thursday, March 10, but due to rain the game will be rescheduled.

Rector's boys traveled Tuesday to Marked Tree to take on the Indians in another conference game and will travel to Trumann Sports Complex to play Ridgefield Christian at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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