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The Cougars traveled to Menlo Atherton hoping to earn the split of the season series. Jack Mettam drove in his brother Jared Mettam with an RBI single in the first. MA bounced right back with 3 runs in the first. HMB scored 2 in the 2nd to tie the game. Jared scored again on a double by Jack. Owen Murray scored on a wild pitch. The Bears would again bounce back with 2 of their own in the bottom half of the inning. HMB clawed back with a run in the 3rd off a Tristan Hoffman RBI groundout. Reliever Josh Dybalski was able to settle things down as he kept hitters off balance and kept putting zeros on the board. Dybalski threw 4 1/3 shutout innings for HMB recording 5 strikeouts. The Cougars battled all the way back in the top of the 7th. Pinch hitter Jake Perkins started the inning with a leadoff double. Peter Popiel entered to run. Casildo Guevara then reached base on a dropped 3rd strike as the catcher attempted to back pick Popiel at 2nd instead of taking the out at first. Danny Guevara then delivered the winning hit with a bases clearing 2 RBI triple down the right field line. Danny later scored on a passed ball to give HMB a 2 run lead going into the bottom of the 7th. Closer David Fisher was clutch again as he ended the game with a strikeout. Half Moon Bay improves to 6-1 overall and 1-1 in league.