Bombers run-rule RiverDawgs for second straight win

From Herald Staff Reports

For the first time this season, the Dubois County Bombers have won consecutive games. The Bombers demolished the defending Ohio Valley League champion Owensboro RiverDawgs 10-0 in eight innings on Friday night at League Stadium in Huntingburg in front of a packed crowd.

The Bombers got the scoring started right away in the first inning as Matt Ellis and Evan Kahre both drove in runs via sacrifice flies to put Dubois County ahead 2-0. The next runs took place in the sixth inning as Austin Duffy drove in Zuriel Collins with an RBI single to make it 3-0 and on the very next play, Britton Graham was walked with the bases loaded to put Dubois County up 4-0.

Dubois County’s biggest inning came in the 7th as Tyler Van Pelt drove in Easton Stewart to make it 5-0. After that, Kahre drew a bases loaded walk and Duffy hit a sac fly to up the lead to 7-0. Graham then knocked in a big two-RBI double to put the Bombers up 9-0.

The Bombers’ run-rule victory was sealed in the bottom of the 8th inning as Ellis scored Van Pelt with an RBI double to make it 10-0 and allow the game to finish early.

Tyler Van Pelt and Matt Ellis led the way with two hits each while Britton Graham’s three RBIs led all Dubois County batters.

Alex Franklin had a very solid outing on the mound as he pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just one hit with two strikeouts. Tim Rogers and Andrew Schimmoler combined to allow just two hits through the final three innings of the game.

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