On Tuesday, the Cougars were facing a 3-0 deficit headed to the bottom of the 6th innings, but scored nine runs in the next three innings to defeat the Pumas 9-3 at South Mountain.
The Cougars started the week by splitting a double-header with Pima CC on Tuesday. In the first game, freshman Tyler Erwin pitched 5 innings allowing just two runs to pick up the win. Sophomore Chris Akmon drove in two of the three runs, leading the Cougars to a 3-2 win.
The Cougars got off to a rough start in the third week of the 2014 season. South Mountain lost both non-conference games leading up to the start of the 2014 ACCAC schedule. On Tuesday, the Cougars went extra innings with Chandler-Gilbert CC, only to fall by the score of 5-4 in 10 innings.
The Cougars won two of four games in the College of Southern Nevada Tournament this weekend. South Mountain opened up on Friday afternoon by defeating Gateway CC by the score of 11-4.
The Cougars opened up the 2014 season by winning two of three games against nationally ranked Western Nevada College. South Mountain was led by winning pitchers Scot Hoffman and Clay Miller in each of the first two games.
South Mountain Community College Baseball opens up the 2014 regular season on Friday January 31st by hosting Western Nevada College in a three-game series. The pre-season national ranking from Perfect Game Baseball have the Cougars ranked 27th in the country and Western Nevada at #35.