Cougar baseball can't hold lead
THORNTOWN -- After jumping to a big lead early the Cougar baseball team hit a wall on Saturday. After Western Boone's comeback extended the game, North Putnam couldn't respond and fell in an 8-7 nailbiter.
The Cougar team earned a 5-0 lead in the first inning and they held the Stars scoreless through four.
At the top of the fifth the Cougars scored two more making the score 7-0 in favor of North Putnam.
Kyler Jeter notched six RBIs in a great day for him at the plate. Unfortunately for North Putnam, Western Boone then mounted a comeback, scoring three runs in the fifth and four in the sixth.
Then after a scoreless seventh inning the Stars added one more at the bottom of the eighth to end the game and seal the win.
At Western Boone
N. Putnam 500 020 00 -- 7 6 4
W. Boone 000 034 01 --8 7 1
RBI: Jeter (6)