Cougars News · Knallay’s Walk-Off Picture Perfect Ending In Cougars’s Victory Over Mt. Pleasant


A walk-off single propelled Cougars to a decisive, dramatic victory over Mt. Pleasant, 7-6. The game was tied at six with the cougars batting in the bottom of the eighth when Ray Knallay singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
Blackhawk was boosted by Knallay who went 4-for-4 at the plate. Knallay singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fifth, and singled in the eighth.
In the first inning,
The cougars knotted the game up at six in the bottom of the seventh inning. Jarrett Wright doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

Marco Borello was on the mound for Cougars. He allowed six hits and four runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out one and walking one. The combination of Adam Scruci and Mario Borrello pitching led the Blackhawk Cougars to victory.

The cougars collected ten hits. Knallay and Wright each collected multiple hits for Cougars. Knallay went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead the cougars.