RiverDawgs Prevail 9-8 Over Bombers

RiverDawgs Prevail 9-8 Over Bombers

The Dubois County Bombers closed out the pre-All Star game portion of the schedule last night hosting the team with the best record in the Ohio Valley League – the Owensboro RiverDawgs. The Dawgs prevailed 9-8 in yet another seesaw contest that has become the norm for the Bombers.

Owensboro loaded the bases with one out in the first inning, but the Bombers held them to a single run on a bases loaded walk.

The Bombers answered immediately, scoring three in the bottom of the first and adding another tally in the second. Tanner Craig and Evan Aders had RBI singles to key the rally.

The Bombers added two more in the fourth to extend the lead to 6-1. Back-to-back doubles by Conner Trinkle and Evan Kahre and a sacrifice fly by Nolan Ramsey provided the muscle.

Owensboro rallied for four in the seventh and added a pair in the eighth off of a short Bomber bullpen after two double-headers and a 15-inning marathon affair in the past three days.

Dubois County fought back valiantly, scoring in both the eighth and ninth innings, but ultimately falling one run short.

The Bonbers offense was led by Trinkle, Gonzales, and Craig with two base hits each. Trinkle, Gonzales, and Kahre all doubled.

Starting pitcher Jacob Frankel pitched six innings, allowing four runs on five hits and five walks. He struck out three. Reece Kleinhelter fared the best of three Bomber relievers on this night, striking out three in 1 1/3 scoreless innings.

The Bombers go into the All-Star break with a record of 14-11, good for second place in the OVL East, four games back of Owensboro. The All-Star Game will be in Hopkinsville today (Sunday).

Dubois County returns to action on Tuesday for a doubleheader in Madisonville before returning home for the big Independence Day game and fireworks, again hosting the division-leading Owensboro RiverDawgs. Henderson will come to town on Thursday, and a Friday doubleheader against Muhlenberg County closes out the holiday week homestand.

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