MO State HS Sports

Baseball Sets Triples Record in Win Over Park


Parkville, Mo. – The Columbia College Baseball team extended their win-streak to 12 with a non-conference road win over Park, 11-7.
The Cougars have set a new single-season record with 22 triples on the year. The previous record was 20 set in 2021.
Columbia: 30-5
Park: 18-12
Series Results:
Game 1: Columbia def. Park, 11-7
Game 1: Columbia def. Park, 11-7
The Scoring:

  • T1 (CC): The cougars scored three runs in the first inning, with two coming on a single from Kellen Williamson and one on an RBI single from Devyn Lopez (CC 3, Park 0)
  • B2 (Park): The Pirates tallied two runs on RBI doubles from Pizarro and Govin (CC 3, Park 2)
  • T3 (CC): Riley Poulton hit a two-run home run to left field (CC 5, Park 2)
  • B4 (Park): A solo home run added another run for the Pirates (CC 5, Park 3)
  • T5 (CC): Kole Ficken sent a pitch over the left field fence for a three-run homer (CC 8, Park 3)
  • B6 (Park): Turner hit his second solo home run (CC 8, Park 4)
  • B8 (Park): The Pirates closed the gap to one run, after plating three in the eighth (CC 8, Park 7)
  • T9 (CC): Andrew Paten singled up the middle for two RBIs, followed by an RBI triple from Poulton (CC 11, Park 7)

Inside the Box:

  • The Cougars worked six walks.
  • Devyn Lopez and Riley Poulton had two hits each.
  • Pilton and Kole Ficken drove in three runs apiece.
  • Columbia had two triples, bringing their total to 22 the most in a single-season in program history.
  • Jake Deakins picked up the win tossing 1.1 innings allowing two earned runs on three hits and he registered one strikeout.

Up Next:
Columbia will host American Midwest Conference (AMC) rival William Woods this weekend. Game one is on Friday night at 6:00 PM, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 1:00 PM.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics