Henderson Flash

Bombers Shutout Flash to Advance in OVL Playoffs (Game Update)

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers pulled out a nail biter on Monday night to advance in the Ohio Valley League Playoffs.   Jacob Frankel and Tobe Whitten had strong outings for the Bombers as they combined for a one hit shutout over Henderson in the first round of the OVL playoffs, giving Dubois County a 1-0 win and ending the season for Henderson.

The Bombers lone run came in the second inning when Tanner Craig singled on a 3-2 count scoring Nolan Ramsey.   Craig went 2 for 4 at the plate to lead Dubois County.    Jacob Frankel picked up the win for the Bombers after going eight innings, allowing zero runs, one hit and striking out seven.  Tobe Whitten earned the save.

With the win, Dubois County remains alive in the post season and will travel to face the Owensboro RiverDawgs on Tuesday night before returning home for game two on Wednesday evening.

Update:  The Bombers Game will air on newsnowdc.com Wednesday – go to newsnowdc.com at gametime click on the Live Game/Archive tab to the right and enjoy the game.   Go Bombers!  

Red Hot Bombers Win in Extra Innings

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Red Hot Dubois County Bombers win in dramatic fashion on Friday night at League Stadium in 15 innings over the Henderson Flash.  It was a night where the base paths saw a lot of action with the Bombers and Flash each collecting 16 hits.

Dubois County took a 6-5 lead into the 8th inning before the Flash tied it up in the top half of the inning.   Both teams were unable to plate another run which lead to free baseball in Huntingburg.    The Bombers and Flash remained scoreless until the top of the 15th inning when Henderson plated one and took a 7-6 lead into the Bombers half of the inning.   Dubois County sent 4 batters to the plate in the 15th.   The inning started with Cooper Trinkle advancing to first on a walk,  Nick Gonzalez reached 1st on a ground ball error to 3rd base advancing Trinkle to second base.  Evan Kahre pinched hit for Nolan Ramsey and advanced on a bunt single to the pitcher which led to the Bombers having bases loaded.   Tanner Craig stepped into the box and earned a walk, scoring Trinkle and tying the game.   Austin Peay product John McDonald stepped into the batters box with bases loaded, no outs and sent a fly ball into center field, scoring Gonzalez giving Dubois County the 8-7 win.

The win is the Bombers 3rd in a row and the 6th in their last 7 games and moves their win/loss record to 14-10.   Jack Anderson picked up the win for Dubois County.   He allowed two hits and one run while striking out three in his 3 innings of work.   The Bombers were led in hitting with Cooper Trinkle, Matthew Andrews and Evan Aders picking up three hits each.

The Bombers return to action on Saturday night as the Owensboro River Dawgs visit League Stadium.  Game time is 7pm.