(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent)
Cougars take over sole possession of third place in NEA League…
The Cougars got a big lift from the Koler cousins in a 5-2 NEA League victory over Medical Lake Wednesday, moving into sole possession of third place in the standings with the win. Krislyn Koler homered in the matchup and sister Madison added a double at the plate for Chewelah.
Starting pitcher Jaelynn Skok went the full game, scattering nine hits and allowing just two runs in the third inning.
Jamie Eide notched two hits for the Cougars as well. Chewelah took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, added another three runs in the third and notched an insurance run in the top of the sixth.
The Cougars have won five straight and sit behind Lakeside and Deer Park in the standings at 5-2 in league play and 7-2 overall.
CHEWELAH 5, MEDICAL LAKE 2
Chewelah 103 001 0 = 5 7 0
Medical Lake 002 000 0 = 2 9 4
Pitching: Chewelah – Skok and Kuk; Medical Lake – Shores and Tamietti. W-Skok. L-Shores.
Hitting: Chewelah – Skok, K. Koler, M. Koler, Kuk, Nelson, Eide 2. Medical Lake – Tamietti 2, Hostetter 2, Shores 3, Petek, Pavao. 2B-M. Koler; Tamietti, Shores, Petek. HR-K. Koler