Bombers Head into All-Star Break with Loss to RiverDawgs

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers head into the All-Star break with a one run loss at home to the Owensboro RiverDawgs by the score of 9-8.

The Bombers took a 3-1 lead after just one inning and led 6-1 after four, but couldn’t hold that lead as Owensboro started to chip away by scoring two in the 5th, four more runs crossed the plate in the 7th which gave the RiverDawgs the lead for good.   Owensboro added two more runs in the top half of the 8th before Dubois County plated one run in the 8th and 9th inning, falling one run short.

Dubois County went into the ballgame after two double headers and a 15 inning battle in the last 3 days.   Starting pitcher Koby Silvey took the loss for the Bombers after pitching one-third of an inning, allowing  two hits and three runs while striking out one.    Jacob Frankel started the game for Dubois County and went 6 innings allowing five hits and four runs while striking out three.

The Bombers had 10 hits and committed 2 errors in the 9-8 loss.    Cooper Trinkle,  Nick Gonzalez and Tanner Craig each collected 2 hits to lead the Bombers effort.

The Bombers head into the All-Star Break with a 14-11 record which is good enough for second place and four games behind Owensboro.   The OVL All-Star game will take place on Sunday at Hoptown.   Players who will be representing the Bombers are Tanner Craig, Nolan Ramsey, Jaxson Blair, Cody Bridges, Nick Gonzales, Evan Sankey and Jacob Frankel.

Dubois County will return to action on Tuesday night, July 3rd with yet another double header as they travel to Madisonville.   The Owensboro RiverDawgs return to League Stadium to face the Bombers on July 4th.   Fireworks will follow the game and it’s recommended tickets are purchased in advance of this game.   Give the Bombers office a call at (812) 683-3700 to reserve your 4th of July tickets.



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