Madisonville Minors


Bombers Split Double Header as they Head into the 4th of July Homestand

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers return home on the 4th of July for what is expected to be a near full house at League Stadium as they face the Owensboro RiverDawgs.   The Bombers enter the Independence Day game following a double header at Madisonville on Tuesday night.

In game one,  Dubois County clawed back into the game after falling behind 7-1 after four innings, but fell a couple of runs short in 10 innings, losing the game 12-10.   The Bombers had 13 hits in the game including a pair of homeruns as Chase Andrews went deep in the eighth and Tobe Whitten blasted a shot in the second.   Evan Hall took the loss for Dubois County.

In game 2, Dubois County jumped out early with 2 runs in the second and never looked back as the Bombers picked up an 8-3 victory.   Up 3-2 after three innings, Dubois County put the game away in the fourth with 5 runs crossing the plate giving the Bombers an 8-2 lead.   The Miners added one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough as Dubois County took game 2.   The Bombers went deep twice in the fourth inning as Tanner Craig and Nolan Ramsey went yard.   Dubois County had 10 hits in the game and one error.  Ryan Luckett picked up the “W” for Dubois County.   Luckett allowed four hits and two runs while striking out five and walking one in his five innings of work.   Cooper Trinkle led the Bombers as he went 3 for 3 at the plate.   Evan Aders had a pair of steals as Dubois County went wild on the base paths with 4 stolen bases.

The Bombers are now 15-12 on the season as they return to action on July 4th against Owensboro.   Game time is 7pm at League Stadium with Fireworks to follow.