Thirds  Baseball





Highlights
Thirds’ Bats Wake Up, Take Eaglebrook Day
05/26/18
On Saturday, Cardigan celebrated their annual Spring Eaglebrook Day, with the Thirds team traveling down to Eaglebrook School to take on the Eaglebrook Juniors. The game saw some good pitching and timely hitting on both sides. Additionally, the defense struggled on both sides, with the teams combining for 13 errors. The game ended, however, on a highlight-reel catch at second base by Finn Schmidt,
Score: 17-10
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Injuries, Errors Plague Thirds as Late-Inning Rally Falls Short
05/23/18
It was the final home game of the Cougars’ 2018 season. Recent rains gave way to clear, sunny skies as the Thirds team took on Lebanon’s middle school squad at “Little Wrigley”. The contest started out evenly matched, with no score at the end of an inning. Lebanon scored one in the top of the second, which the Cougars got that run right back. However, Lebanon scored six runs in the third and seven
Score: 14-7 (5 innings)
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Fair Weather, Timely Hitting Lift Thirds over ‘Canes
05/21/18
It was a beautiful day for baseball at “Little Wrigley”, the 3rds team’s home field, as the Cougars took on the Hurricanes—Hartford Middle School’s B team. The two evenly-matched teams saw some good moments on both sides, from dominant pitching and timely hitting on the Cardigan side, and strong defense and aggressive base running by Hartford. The Cougars fell into an early 1-0 hole in the top of
Score: 9-7
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Thirds Gets first HR, W against Yankees
05/14/18
It was a beautiful day for baseball, as the Thirds Baseball team took to “Little Wrigley Field”, on the Back 40, to take on the Claremont Yankees. James Kwon went five innings on the mound, striking out 11 for his first win of the year. Sebastien Madan pitched a scoreless sixth for his first Cardigan save.
Score: 6-5
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Cougars Fall in Thirds-Field Opener: Defense Improves
05/09/18
Back 40 (CMS) – The Thirds team saw their first action on the Back 40 field—where they last beat Eaglebrook in the final game of the 2017 season. Today, they faced a very tough Woodstock team, both in baserunning and on defense. The Wasps robbed a number of hits from the home team.
Score: 18-1 (5 innings)
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Thirds Baseball falls to Claremont Youth, Running Game
05/07/18
The thirds team took to a modified JV Baseball field (shorter bases and mound) to face off against a tough Claremont Little League team. Claremont capitalized on aggressive baserunning and a few Cardigan miscues to score early and often. On the Cardigan side, the Cougars did their best to keep pace, with four runs in the second and three runs in the third.
Score: 24-7 (5 innings)
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Despite Loss, Cougars Had a Blast on a Beautiful Day
05/05/18
s the lemon-yellow sun brightly shined in the early afternoon sky, the Thirds baseball team took to the field for their home opener against Claremont Middle School. The insects were buzzing, the grass was green, and the balls were flying Saturday afternoon. While this was only the second game for the boys, they did a lot of great things.
Score: 20-0
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LEBANON, N.H. – The Thirds Baseball team took the field for the first time this season
04/28/18
The Thirds Baseball team took the field for the first time this season—practices included—to take on the Lebanon Middle School B team, in a game when every player reached base at least once. It was a game of many firsts for the Cougars. The first hit was a leadoff single by Victor Zhu. Zhu also scored the team’s first run of the season. Caden Perkins had the team’s first RBI of the season, and st
Score: 11-9 in 4 innings
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