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updated: 8/12/2012 10:49 PM

Cougars bang out 15 hits, belt Kernels

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Special to the Daily Herald

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Kane County Cougars collected 15 hits en route to a 9-5 victory over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Trailing 2-0 in the third, the Cougars (60-59, 26-23) picked up their first run when Henry Moreno doubled and scored on Justin Trapp's single. Two innings later, the Cougars scored four times. Jack Lopez tied the game with a double that scored Moreno. Danny Mateo's double drove home David and Lopez to put the Cougars ahead by 2 runs. Alex Llanos's sacrifice fly scored Mateo.

Moreno belted a homer in the sixth, and the Cougars added 3 insurance runs in the ninth.

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