Bombers earn impressive split

The L.V. Rogers Bomber baseball team headed to Mt. Spokane High School this past weekend and came away with a doubleheader split.

The L.V. Rogers Bomber baseball team headed to Mt. Spokane High School this past weekend and came away with a doubleheader split.

Undermanned without any Grade 11 and 12 players, the team won the opening game 14-9 and then dropped the second by a score of 12-4.

In the first tame the Bombers continued to show patience at the plate drawing a total of 17 walks, collecting 10 hits and striking out 10 times.

Leading the hit parade was John Barabonoff with a double and two singles, Connor Bojey who helped with three singles, and Dryden Hunt and Ben LeMarquand chipped in with a single each.

Bojey picked up the win on the mound going  5 1/3 innings giving up six runs, seven hits and striking out five. Grade 8 call-up Austin Tambellini picked up the save allowing two runs on two hits.

In the second game the Bombers picked up another 11 walks, struck out 16 times and collected 11 hits.

The team was lead by Daine Olenek with a double and two singles, Hunt picked up two singles as did Branden Huffty. Singles were added by Tambellini, Cole Laughton, Ben LeMarquand, and Chris Mahe.

Tambellini continued on the mound pitching giving up five runs on six hits, giving way to Laughton in the third inning. Eric Madore relieved Laughton in the sixth.

The Bombers head to the annual Grand Forks high school tournament this weekend.