In a time shortened game on Friday, the Cougars defeated Glynn Academy 4-2. Alexander played a full seven innings on Saturday against Wayne County, winning 7-4.
Glynn Academy opened the scoring, pushing a run across the plate in the first inning. Alexander answered back in the top of the third taking a 2-1 lead. Glynn tied the game in the fourth but Alexander pushed two runs across the plate in the fifth.
The bottom of the fifth inning was not played because the field’s lights had to be turned off by 11:30 p.m., giving AHS the victory. Glynn Academy did not record a hit in the game.
Morgan Folks picked up the victory on the mound, throwing four shutout innings. He struck out five Glynn hitters and recorded a WHIP (walks + hits / innings pitched) of 1.25.
Brian Dansereau led the offense, going 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI.
In the second game on Saturday, Wayne County took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third. The Cougars fought back with two runs in the top of the fourth and two more in the top of the fifth. Wayne County tied the game in the bottom of the inning at 4-4. Alexander answered back with three runs in the top of the sixth inning for the win. Wayne County outhit AHS 8-7 in the game and were more solid on defense, recording one error to the Cougars’ three, but it was Alexander that took the victory.
Nick Wise started the game for AHS and did not pick up a decision in 3-2/3 innings of work. Stephen Kloser came on in relief and picked up the win in 2-1/3 innings of work. CJ Sparnell threw the seventh inning and earned the save.
Dansereau again led the offense, going 1-for-3 with a three run home run. Wise added a double and two walks.
The Cougars will be back in action today when they travel to Central of Carrollton for a 5:30 p.m game.