Brookstone beat Holy Innocents' 3-2 in the first game of its best-of-three series in the Class A baseball quarterfinals.
Drew Lingo broke a 2-2 tie in the fifth with an RBI single that scored Shawn Thomas, who doubled earlier in the inning.
Starting pitcher Milton McCluskey threw a complete game, allowing two runs on four hits. He struck out six.
Will Braxton and McCluskey both had RBIs for the Cougars (22-7).
The second game of today's doubleheader at Brookstone will start at approximately 4 p.m.
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