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By Andrew Christiansen

Cougs 9-8 over Huskies for first win


Andrew Christiansen

IN A PICKLE: A Sherman County runner was caught between third and home during the second inning at Lyle. Justin Mills, left, threw to Dustin Mutch, right, who applied the tag, but the umpire called the runner safe due to obstruction.

Lyle-Wishram got their first baseball win of the year, 9-8 over Sherman County, last Friday. The Cougars made the most out of Sherman County mistakes to score nine runs off just one hit.

Both teams started strong with great pitching. Justin Mills threw four innings of two-hit ball, giving up two runs, neither of which were earned. Mills struck out eight batters and walked just two. His out pitch was a wicked curve ball that caught at least four batters looking. His counterpart was sharp for the first three innings, striking out eight batters and walking two. Mills drew a two-out walk in the third inning and stole second base. Two wild pitches later, Mills scored Lyle-Wishram’s first run...

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