|Cougars down Panthers to snap four-game slide
An explosive start to Rancho Cotate’s April 11 home game against Santa Rosa paved the way to a 7-4 North Bay League victory and also snapped a four-game losing streak by the Cougars.
Alex Latourelle, Casey Gray, Brian Wall and Gunner Mefferd all had key hits in a four-run second inning as Rancho Cotate extended its lead to 6-0.
The Cougars got a solid pitching effort from starter Nate Crouse, who allowed six hits. Gray was 2 for 3 at the plate with one RBI and he scored twice.
Casa Grande 6
Rancho Cotate 0
Steve Endy provided what little offense the Cougars could produce with the team’s only two hits of the game.
The loss dropped the Cougars to 3-13 overall and 2-4 in the NBL.
Rancho Cotate travels to Ukiah to face the Wildcats today for a 4 p.m. game.