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updated: 8/24/2012 11:14 PM

Cougars pound out 19 hits in win

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By Daily Herald News Services

After getting shut out Thursday night for the 11th time this season, the Kane County Cougars' bats came alive Friday night against Quad Cities with a come-from-behind 11-10 road victory at Modern Woodmen Park.

The Cougars (30-30) erupted for 19 hits on the night and the River Bandits (29-31) pounded out 10 hits as well but contribued 6 errors in the loss.

Although the Cougars led 6-0 through four innings, they trailed 10-7 entering the ninth as Quad Cities scored 3 runs in the seventh and added 3 more in the eighth to take the lead.

Second baseman Justin Tapp went 3-for-4 and accounted for 3 RBI and 4 runs for the Cougars. On the night, the Cougars were 9-for-18 with runners in scoring position and stranded 12. Andrew Triggs picked up his third save with a scoreless ninth for Kane County.

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