It was an exciting game at Cougars baseball diamond this Monday! Hazleton Area hosted Wyoming Valley West in a Wyoming Valley Conference Showdown! The Spartans scored 4 runs in the top of the 1st inning to take the early lead, and despite a 7th inning comeback by Hazleton, the Cougars came up short, losing 4-3. Dante Biasi had brought home 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning, but the Cougars couldn’t continue the rally. Spartans pitcher, Bill Gregory, delivered a lights out performance and ended the game with the victory.