Linton lifts BombersJune 3, 2013
From Herald Staff Reports
Though they may have changed leagues, the Dubois County Bombers haven’t forgotten how to win.
The Bombers kickstarted their 2013 campaign snaring a 7-5 win against the Fulton Railroaders on Sunday at League Stadium in Huntingburg. The opening win required a rally, as Bombers catcher Rick Linton smoked a two-run home run in the eighth inning to supply Dubois County (1-0) with a 6-5 edge before Chris Taveras scored on a wild pitch later in the inning to provide a two-run cushion.
Center fielder Hamilton Carr matched Linton with two RBIs for the Bombers, who trailed 4-2 after three innings before scoring twice in the fourth and three times in the bottom of the eighth. First baseman Hunter Serrato collected two hits and scored twice, while Tavares (2-for-3) and Jacob Armstrong (1-for-1) also scored for Dubois County. Eric McKibban gathered two base hits as well.
Jonathan Williams (1-0) yielded one run and struck out three in three innings of relief, while Clint Chestnut earned the save pitching a three-up, three-down ninth. Starter Spencer Sapp hurled five innings as the Jasper native surrendered four earned runs on five hits while fanning five.
The Bombers will cross state lines tonight to battle the Railroaders again after the teams’ Saturday tilt was postponed by rain. The first pitch is set for 8 EDT.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
The connections piled up for Corbin Kaiser, and that made the choice for Wabash College a...
Lindsay Mehringer will be the first to admit her vocabulary isn’t the largest. She still had a...
Scouting this season’s area boys track and field teams.
Scouting this season’s area girls track and field teams.
Scouting this season’s area softball teams.
After Forest Park boys basketball fell 42-38 to Crawford County in the Class 2A regional...
Forest Park boys basketball coach Jeff Litherland was just on a mission to return a basketball,...
On the basketball floor, nothing’s wrong with Forest Park junior guard Noah Fleck. Off the...