Dobson, NC – Couldn't ask for a better start to the season if you are a fan of the FCC baseball team! The boys came to play this weekend as they took four games from the Knights of Surry CC. Tip of the cap to the team and the coaching staff for a stellar start.
Cougars pound out 13 hits in victory
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The Cougars came out swinging the bats in game one, racking up 13 hits in the win. Nicco German, Jacob Wetzel (2-for-3, 2 2B), Jacob Berry (2-for-5, 3R), and Brodey Neveker (2-for-4, 3R, 2 RBIs, HR) each managed multiple hits for FCC. German went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Cougars in hits. Neveker dialed up his first long ball of the season in the fifth inning. The Cougars would tally four two-baggers in the win.
Riley Grant got the nod on the mound. He went three innings, allowing two runs on three hits, and striking out five. David Gingras (1-0) tossed 2.2 innings in relief to pick up the win. Ryan Berry would record the final four outs to seal the victory for FCC.
Lozada, Schofield deposit baseballs over the fence
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In the second inning, FCC got their offense started when Kyle Hoeth singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Lozada went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead FCC in hits.
The Cougars will hit the road this week for their annual trip to Florida. They will take in a doubleheader on 2/27 vs. Piedmont College JV. First pitch is slated for 2:00 PM.
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