(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent)
Cougars take two from Pioneers…
The Chewelah Cougars improved their record to 9-3 on the year with a nonleague sweep of Omak on Saturday. One was a close battle, a 3-2 win, while the other was a convincing victory by a score of 8-2.
Larissa Sweat notched the game-winning single to bring Haley Kuk home for the Chewelah Cougars in a 3-2 victory over nonleague foe Omak. The Cougars trailed 2-1 going into the bottom of the sixth when they were able to tie the game up, then get Sweat’s game-winner in the bottom of the seventh.
Chewelah pitcher Jaelynn Skok went the distance scattering eight Omak hits and striking out 8.
Chewelah jumped out to an 8-0 lead through four innings and never looked back to complete the sweep against Omak in the nightcap. Jaelynn Skok led the Cougars going 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI.
CHEWELAH 3, OMAK 2
Omak: 100 001 0 = 2 8 0
Chewelah: 001 001 1 = 3 7 1
Pitching: Omak- Harris and Utt; Chewelah – Skok and Kuk. W-Skok. L-Harris.
Hitting: Omak-Priest, Duck 2, Harris, Utt 2, Perry, Miller. Chewelah-Skok 2, K.Koler, Kuk, Frizzell, Robison, Sweat. 2B-Priest, Utt 2. 3B-Skok. HR-Harris.
CHEWELAH 8, OMAK 2
Omak: 000 000 2 = 2 7 5
Chewelah: 232 100 x = 8 9 2
Pitching: Omak – Utt and Duck; Chewelah – Sweat and Kuk, MacRae (5). W-Sweat. L-Utt.
Hitting: Omak-Priest 3, Harris 2, Perry, Miller. Chewelah-Skok 3, K.Koler 2, Sweat, Frizzell 2, Smith. 2B-Harris, Skok 2, K.Koler.