Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is October 22, 2014
home news sportsfeature opinion fyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » March 31, 2009 » Carbon Sports » Cougars maul Dino baseball squad
Published 2,031 days ago

Cougars maul Dino baseball squad


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

By TERRY WILLIS
Sun Advocate sports reporter

Things were looking good for the Dino baseball squad after four big wins in Colorado, but that all changed on Friday as the Union Cougars came to town and handed Carbon a 10-5 loss to end pre-season play on a down note.

The Dinos actually led the game 4-1 through four innings. They dodged trouble after committing a few miscues and things looked good. But in the fifth Union capitalized on defensive woes of the Carbon in-field and parlayed them into three runs to tie things up.

Six more Union runs crossed the plate in the sixth inning to ice things up. The Dinos were not able to push anything else across except for a single run in the seventh as they went down hard to the Cougars.

Two things led to the winning streak's demise for Carbon. They committed seven errors in the game and they left 11 runners stranded on base. They also were only able to post six hits in the game compared to Unions 11 hits and two errors.

"It's the story of our season," commented Coach Troy Moynier after the loss. "We either play really good ball or fall apart. The errors seem to be contagious once we start making them. Our pitching got the job done they were supposed to do, but our defense didn't. You can't make seven errors and leave 11 stranded (on base) and win a game against anyone."

Region action begins and now the wins and losses all count. Delta is the first opponent in the Dino sights with a game Tuesday in Delta.

Carbon returns home to take on Salem Hills on Friday with the varsity game at 3:30 p.m.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Article Photos  
Browse / enlarge – (1 total)
Print photo(s) with article
Get photo reprints on CD
NOTE: To print only the article and included photos, use the print photo(s) with article link above.
Carbon Sports  
March 31, 2009
Recent Sports
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us