Dubois County Bombers Road Trip Continues in Henderson

Henderson (NNDC):  The Dubois County Bombers continued their 3 game road trip on Tuesday night as they faced off against the Henderson Flash.    The Bombers enter the contest riding a 2 game winning streak and winners of 3 of their last 5 games while Henderson was looking to stop their 4 game slide.   Dubois County jumped out to a 1 to nothing lead after plating one in the 2nd inning.    The Flash bounced back in the bottom of the 2nd and took a 2-1 lead before the Bombers plated 2 more in the top of the 3rd inning.   Tyler Van Pelt reached on a double and Easton Stewart reached base after being hit by the pitch.   Both would come around to score giving the Bombers a 3-2 lead.

The bottom of the 3rd turned out to be the inning that put the game away for Henderson as they had 8 runs cross the plate.   The Flash sent 14 batters to the plate and picked up 8 hits in the big inning.  Dubois County did add 1 run in each of the 6th, 8th and 9th inning but it wasn’t enough as the Bombers would fall 11-6.

Dubois County finished up with 6 runs on 12 hits and had 1 error.  Henderson ended up with 11 runs on 15 hits and committed 2 errors.  Tyler Van Pelt, Bryson McNay, Austin Duffy and Easton Stewart had 2 hits apiece for the Bombers, while Matt Ellis picked up 3 hits in 5 at bats.

Brennan LaBarbera took the loss on the hill for the Bombers.   He pitched  two and a third innings, allowing six hits and seven runs while striking out three.

Up next for Dubois County is Muhlenberg County as the Bombers finish up their 3 day road trip on Wednesday night.   Muhlenberg County will then visit league stadium for a double header on Thursday night for Thirsty Thursday and Hawaiian Night.   Game time is set for 5pm.

Henderson 11 – Dubois County 6


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