By John Lachmann
Conner coach Brad Arlinghaus set the school record for coaching wins as his Cougars beat Ryle, 5-1 on Monday.
The win gave Arlinghaus 131 for his career, surpassing former coach Scott Thomas’ record of 130.
Senior right-hander Cameron Ross went the distance for the Cougars, allowing just two hits and fanning 10.
Senior catcher Blake Hart gave Conner a 4-0 with a two-run double in the fifth.
This was the first district-seeding game for both teams.
CONNER 001-121-0—5 5 0
at RYLE 000-001-0—1 2 1
WP: Ross (3-0, 10 K’s). LP: Brennan. HITTING LEADERS: C—Hart 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI. R—Rich 2B. RECORDS: Conner 6-3, Ryle 6-6.