Bell County loses third straight after loss to Cougars

Published 12:37 pm Thursday, May 2, 2019

In their first game of the month of May, the Bell County Bobcats fell to the Campbell County Cougars 12-7 in Campbell County, Tenn. on Wednesday.

With the loss, the Bobcats moved to 6-11 on the season. Bell County has lost five of their last six games after rattling off a four-game winning streak in early April.

Hayden Clark and D.J. Estes led the Bobcats with two hit and two RBI each. London Stephney, Ethan Brock and Antonio Zachary added one RBI each to aid the Bell County effort.

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Estes started on the mound for the Bobcats, pitching five innings and allowing five hits, four runs (two earned), three walks and zero strikeouts. He was credited with the loss. Antonio Zachary took over in the sixth inning allowing four hits, eight runs (one earned), two walks and two strikeouts.

Bell County was slated to play Claiborne County, Tenn. at home on Thursday, but the game was canceled. The Bobcats take on the Leslie County Eagles on Monday on the road at 6 p.m. ahead of their rematch with in-county rival Middlesboro at home.

Campbell County was slated to take on the Halls Red Devils on Thursday in Halls, Tenn.