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Owensboro RiverDawgs Grabs Lead In Sixth Inning For Victory Over Muhlenberg County Stallions

07-Jul-2019

Owensboro RiverDawgs snagged a late lead and defeated Muhlenberg County Stallions 7-4 on Sunday. The game was tied at two with Owensboro RiverDawgs batting in the bottom of the sixth when Josh Bennett doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.

In the first inning, Owensboro RiverDawgs got their offense started. Owensboro RiverDawgs scored on a stolen base during Bennett's at bat. Then Bennett singled , driving in one.

In the top of the fifth inning, Muhlenberg County Stallions tied things up at two when Cameron Harvey induced Luke Price to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored.

Owensboro RiverDawgs pulled away for good with two runs in the sixth inning.

Owensboro RiverDawgs put up three runs in the seventh inning. The rally was led by singles by Kirk Liebert and Ian Ellis.
Harvey got the win for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He surrendered two runs on three hits over four innings, striking out three. Drake Hamil threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Hamil recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Owensboro RiverDawgs.

Logan King took the loss for Muhlenberg County Stallions. He lasted six innings, allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out five and walking one.

Grant Smith started the game for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He surrendered two runs on five hits over four innings, striking out six.

Owensboro RiverDawgs had 13 hits in the game. Ellis, Liebert, Manny Gonzalez, Bennett, and Kyle Hogwood each managed multiple hits for Owensboro RiverDawgs. Hogwood, Bennett, Gonzalez, Liebert, and Ellis all had two hits to lead Owensboro RiverDawgs. Owensboro RiverDawgs was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Liebert made the most plays with 11.

Kody Putnam went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Muhlenberg County Stallions in hits.

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