Bombers split home-and-home series

From Herald Staff Reports

The Dubois County Bombers split their weekend home-and-home series with the Madisonville Pirates, taking a 4-2 road decision Saturday before falling 5-4 on Sunday at League Stadium.

Kyle Briner (2-0) tossed 7 2/3 innings Saturday, allowing just one run and five hits while striking out seven. Pike Central High School graduate Clint Chestnut pitched the final 1 1/3 innings.

For Dubois County (5-2), Andre Davis finished with two hits, one run and one RBI. He reached on an error in the eighth and scored and also contributed a run-scoring double in the ninth; the Bombers produced all their offense in the final two innings, scoring two runs in the eighth and ninth innings.

On Sunday, Dubois County and Madisonville (4-2) each scored three runs in the first inning, when Chris Tavares manufactured an RBI single for the Bombers, who also took advantage of two errors in the frame.

Heritage Hills High School graduate Ty Simpson (1-1) gave up five runs (four earned) on nine hits over five innings.

Film crew coming
League Stadium has been selected by a film company to be the site of a filming of a pilot episode of a proposed new reality show. Filming will take place prior to and during Wednesday’s game against the Owensboro Oilers. General admission tickets for the game will be discounted to $3.

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