It came down to the wire on Wednesday, with the cougars taking victory on a dramatic walk-off single in the late innings that sealed their victory over New Castle. The game was tied at three with blackhawk batting in the bottom of the seventh when Marco Borello singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, blackhawk tied things up at three. Ray Knallay’s sac fly scored one run.
Mario Borello got the start for Cougars. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing seven hits and three runs while striking out two and walking zero.
Chris Deluca came in and pitched 4.1 score less innings. Marco Borello pitched a 1-2-3 seventh to get the win.
The cougars scattered nine hits in the game. Marco Borello, Justin Nixon, and Zach Zuchelli each managed multiple hits. Borello led Cougars with three hits in four at bats. Blackhawk was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Nixon made the most plays with eight.