Dubois County Bombers Win Doubleheader – Return to Action Saturday Night at Owensboro

Huntingburg (NNDC):  The Dubois County Bombers returned to action on Thursday night at League Stadium as they hosted the Muhlenberg County Stallions for a doubleheader.    The Bombers sweep the twin bill as they defeated the Stallions 7-5 in game one and 3-0 in game 2.

Dubois County opened up scoring in the first inning when Chase Hug singled to left on an 0-1 count, scoring Marcus Hill who had reached on a walk.  Evan Kahre would also come around to score later in the inning giving the Bombers a 2-0 lead.  The Stallions would tie the game up in the top of the 2nd inning and take a 5-2 lead heading into the bottom of the 3rd.   Dubois County would score 2 in the bottom of the 3rd and take the lead for good after plating 2 more in the bottom of the 4th inning.   Tyler Best and Chase Hug picked up RBI’s in the inning  as Marcus Hill and Evan Kahre came around to score.    The Bombers would tack on one more run in the 6th when Best crossed the plate and Dubois County would hold on for a 7-5 win.

Dubois County had 9 hits in the game while allowing the Stallions 6 hits.   Evan Kahre went 3 for 4 at the plate for Dubois County.  Bennett Shoptaw earned the victory on the mound for the Bombers.  He surrendered no runs on one hit over 2 1/3 innings while striking out 1.

In game 2 of the night, two Dubois County Bombers pitchers team up in a 3-0 shutout over the Stallions.  Chase Rudy and Thomas King struck out 10 Muhlenberg County batters enroute to the win.   Rudy pitched 6 innings and surrendered no runs on 3 hits, striking out 8 batters and walking none and earned the win.   King picked up the save for the Bombers.

All 3 runs in the second game of the double header came in the bottom of the 5th for Dubois County.  Marcus Hill, Britton Graham and Easton Stewart crossed the plate giving the Bombers the 2nd win of the night.

With the win, Dubois County is 9-7 on the year and currently trail the Owensboro RiverDawgs by one game in the East Division standings.   Both team face off against each other for a double header at Owensboro on Saturday night.   With the heavy rains this spring, Dubois County has 3 more back to back Doubleheaders and will play 6 games over the next 3 days as they travel to Fulton on Sunday and Hoptown Monday.

Dubois County will return home on Wednesday and Thursday.   Franklin visits League Stadium Wednesday while the big 4th of July game will feature the Bombers and Hoptown.   Fireworks will follow the July 4th contest.

Game 1: Dubois County 7 – Muhlenberg County 5

Game 2: Dubois County 3 – Muhlenberg County 0


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