Miguel Hinojosa had one busy and productive afternoon March 29.
The Izard County standout jacked back-to-back grand slams in the third and fourth innings and then pitched the fourth and fifth innings in relief, striking out the side in the fifth, to help the Cougars to a big 23-9 win over Melbourne.
Preston Harmon threw the first three innings and earned the win for Izard County.
Hinojosa drove in eight runs eight runs for the Cougars, while Trenton Hatman was three-for-four and Jed Yarnell, Harmon and Uriah Mead racked two hits each.
Lance Smith and Daniel Phillips had two hits apiece for the Bearkatz, with Phillips driving in three runs.
Scoring eight runs in the first two innings, the Cougars topped Mammoth Spring 11-5 April 1.
Yarnell went three-for-four with two ribbies, while Alex Gale had two hits and four batted in.
Jake Dockins had two hits, with Ryan Walker adding a hit and three RBIs. Uriah Mead had a hit and drove in a run for Izard County.
Hinojosa pitched seven complete innings to get the win, holding Mammoth Spring to one earned run on two hits. He struck out 13 and walked three.
Austin Lemonds and Mason Brown had the Bears' two hits in the game.