Bombers Move into Top Spot of OVL

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers started the season with 6 straight losses before pulling out their first win of the season on June 7th against Madisonville.    The Bombers have gone 24-7 since and now are on top of the Eastern Division of the OVL with a 1/2 game lead over Owensboro.    With the current 24-13 record, Dubois County has the best record in the Ohio Valley League heading into todays game against Henderson.

On Friday the 13th, Dubois County visited Hoptown and came away with a 10-9 win after holding on following a comeback attempt by the Hoppers.   Hoptown trailed the Bombers by 6 heading into the bottom of the 4th inning before crossing the plate 5 times getting them within one run.    The Bombers tacked on another run in the top of the 5th inning before Hoptown added two runs of their own in the bottom of the 7th tying up the game at 9 runs apiece.  With the game tied through 9 innings, it was free baseball in Hoptown.   Dubois County struck first in extras with one run crossing the plate in the top of the 10th and the Bombers Tobe Whitten picked up the save, allowing no runs in the bottom of the 10th, giving Dubois County the win.

Ryan Luckett picked up the win for Dubois County, allowing no runs and one hit over 2 1/3 innings, while striking out four.   Dubois County had 13 hits on the game as Evan Kahre paced the Bombers as he went 4 for 5 at the plate.

The league leaders continue their road trip on Saturday night as they visit Henderson.   Following another road game on Sunday at Fulton, the Bombers return home for their final regular season homestand on Monday night to face Paducah at 7pm.    Dubois County’s final regular season home game will be on Tuesday night at League Stadium as Muhlenburg County is in town on Fan Appreciation Night.


Dubois County Bombers Win on the Road

Huntingburg (NNDC) – The Dubois County Bombers road trip continues with another win which pushes their record to 20-13.   In a game that saw several lead changes, it was the Bombers who came out on top thanks to a pair of runs that crossed the plate in the 6th inning against Madisonville.

The game was tied at 5 heading into the sixth inning when Dubois County plated two runs for the lead.   Madisonville added one run in the bottom half of the seventh but wasn’t enough as the Bombers held the Miners scoreless for the remainder of the game.   Dubois County went on to win the game 7-6.

The Bombers and Miners each tallied 11 hits on the game which included two homeruns by Madisonville and one long ball by the Bombers.   Graham Hackbarth and Caleb Noble went deep for the Miners and Gavin Napier hit a solo shot for Dubois County in the second inning.   Napier, Tanner Craig and Evan Kahre had a multi-hit games while Napier went 3 for 3 at the plate.

Reece Kleinhelter picked up the win for Dubois County after pitching four innings, allowing four hits and one run while striking out two.   Tobe Whitten picked up the save for the Bombers.

The road trip will come to an end tonight as Dubois County travels to Henderson for a Monday night battle.   The Bombers return home on Tuesday night to face Fulton before hitting the road again on Thursday for a 4 game roadtrip.