In a key district matchup, the Cowboy varsity baseball team won a nail-biter Tuesday night against the visiting Godby Cougars from Tallahassee. With a huge and rowdy crowd as witness, the Cowboys jumped on top early and held on for an intense 4 to 2 victory that puts them in great shape as far as the district standings. With the win, the Cowboys season record now stands at 9 wins and 4 losses, with a district record of 3 and 2. Zack Money picked up the victory pitching 4 innings of two hit ball, and Aaron Brown came in relief and completely dominated the Cougar batters for 3 innings which allowed him to pick up his first save of the season. On the night, the two Cowboy pitchers allowed only three hits and two unearned runs while striking out ten and issuing four free passes.
For the game, Jarrod Burns led the way offensively going 2 for 3 at the plate with two RBI’S. Patrick Bowen and Zack Money each had 1st inning RBI singles, and Aaron Brown, Heath Carroll and DJ McKnight pitched in with singles as well . Coach Barrs stated after the game, “this was big, big for the future of our program and big for our confidence”. “Now if we can fix the little things, we have a bright road ahead”. Well said coach.
The Cowboys take the field again Friday, March 16th when they travel to Havana for a district contest against the East Gadsden Jaguars at 6:30pm. The next home game will be against the Taylor County Bulldogs March 22nd at 7:00pm.
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