WALKERTON- Held scoreless for the first six innings, and trailing 3-0 heading into the seventh, New Prairie rallied to tie the game and send it to extra innings.
In the eighth, Zach Ketterer pushed across the go-ahead run, scoring Brad Kasinger.
Kadin Abegg nailed down the win with two innings of relief on the mound. Abegg struck out three Falcon hitters.
Bryce Bloode got the start and last six innings, striking out seven and allowing three runs.
With one-out in the seventh, Ben McDonald doubled to right, scoring Drew Lambert. McDonald was two for three on the day with a walk.
The next batter, Dylan Kegley, tied the game with a two-run single, scoring McDonald and Evan King.
It was the Cougars fourth straight victory and improved New Prairie to 7-5 in the NIC.