Bombers split doubleheader

From Herald Staff Reports

The Dubois County Bombers split a doubleheader Friday evening at Marion, as the Bombers took the first game 10-6 before the host Bobcats swiped the nightcap 4-3. Both games were seven-inning contests.


Dubois County (11-11) grabbed an early advantage in the first game, scoring five runs in the third inning to extend its lead to 6-0. Dane Giesler, a 2012 Jasper High School graduate, walked and scored in the frame, finishing the contest 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.

Tyler Mitchell  pitched a complete game for the Bombers, striking out six and walking three; four of the six runs Mitchell (1-1) allowed were earned.

Also for Dubois County, Jacob Armstrong finished 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored, and Jarret Young went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

In the second game, Dubois County notched a run in the first, fifth and seven innings, though Marion (5-17) scored twice in the third and added a run in both the fourth and fifth frames.

Jonathan Williams (3-1) struck out five while allowing six hits and four earned runs in 4 1/3

innings. Pike Central High School grad Clint Chestnut tossed the final 1 2/3 innings.

Dubois County and Marion tangle again tonight, with the first pitch scheduled for 7 at League Stadium.

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