Fulton Railroaders

Bombers Win Again, Prepare for 4 Game Road Trip

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers struck first on Tuesday night after plating one run in the bottom of the first.   The slim lead was short lived as the visiting Fulton Railroaders scored a pair of runs in the top of the second giving them a 2-1 lead.   Dubois County knotted up the game in the bottom of the third when Southridge graduate and Olney Central College product Payton Mattingly was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.

Both teams remained scoreless until the bottom of the seventh when Dubois County derailed the Railroaders with 5 Bombers crossing the plate giving the home team a 7-2 lead.   Dubois County added three more runs in the eighth inning to close out the game with a 10-2 victory.

Jaxson Blair earned the victory for the Bombers.  He pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out three.   Dubois County tallied 10 hits in the game.   Gavin Napier and Cooper Trinkle had 2 hits apiece to pace the Bombers.   With the win, Dubois County is now 22-13 on the season and only 1/2 of a game behind league leading Owensboro (22-12).

The Bombers hit the road for a 4 game road trip and will return back to League Stadium next Monday with a 2 game homestand to close out the regular season at home.    Dubois County returns to action on Thursday night as they travel to Paducah to face the Chiefs.

Busy Week for the Dubois County Bombers

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers returned to League Stadium on Thursday night for their second double header in two days.    Game one found the Bombers on fire early against Fulton and jumped out to a twelve to nothing lead after just 2 innings.

Dubois County collected 13 hits in the game including a homerun in the 2nd by Nolan Ramsey who had 5 RBI’s in the game.   Leading 13-0 heading into the top of the 5th, the Bombers gave up 5 runs to the Railroaders before bouncing back with 4 of their own in the bottom half of the 5th inning giving Dubois County a 17-5 lead.   The Bombers held Fulton scoreless in the 6th and 7th giving Dubois County their 12th win on the season.

Kevin Davis inked the win for Dubois County while pitching 4 innings, allowing 2 hits, no runs, striking out three and walking one in the 17-5 victory.

Game 2 was a much different story as both teams battled on the mound.   Dubois County scored two in the 3rd and added a run in the 4th.   Fulton battled back scoring a single run in both the 5th and 6th inning before the Bombers shut down the Railroaders for the night.   Dubois County improved their record to 13-10 with the 3-2 win over Fulton.    Evan Hall picked up the victory for the Bombers.   Hall allowed seven hits and one run over five innings, striking out three.   Jaxson Blair picked up the save.

The Bombers have now won 5 of their last 6 games as they gear up for a busy weekend at League Stadium.   Dubois County will host the Henderson Flash on Friday night and the River Dawgs from Owensboro on Saturday.   Game time is 7pm both nights.

The OVL All-Star game takes center stage this Sunday at Hoptown.   Players who will be representing the Bombers include Cody Bridges, Evan Sankey, Jacob Frankel, Jaxson Blair, Nick Gonzales, Nolan Ramsey and Tanner Craig.




Bombers Split Double Header with Hoptown

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers split a twin bill with the Hoppers on Wednesday pushing their record to 11 wins and 10 losses on the season.   In game one,  Hoptown took a 1 run lead into the final inning before the Bombers scored 2 in the top of the 7th.    Tobe Whitten held the Hoppers scoreless in the bottom of the 7th giving Dubois County the win.   Whitten picked up the save and the Ryan Luckett was the winning pitcher.  Dubois County had 12 hits in the 6-5 win.

In game 2, Hoptown took a 1 run lead in the bottom of the first, followed up by 2 runs in the 2nd and never looked back, as the Hoppers win game two 4-3.  The Bombers racked up 6 hits in game two with Nick Gonzales going 3 for 4  and John McDonald picking up a pair of hits in the loss.   Jack Anderson took the loss for Dubois County after surrendering four runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out six.

Dubois County returns home on Thursday night for another double header as the Fulton Railroaders visit League Stadium.   The Bombers will also play at home on Friday and Saturday night with the first pitch set for 7pm both nights.    Off the field entertainment for Friday night is The Balloon Guy and its Brews in the Bullpen Craft Beer Fest on Saturday.