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Franklin Duelers Claims Lead In Seventh Inning To Defeat Owensboro RiverDawgs


Franklin Duelers took the lead late in the game in a 10-9 victory over Owensboro RiverDawgs on Friday. The game was tied at eight with Franklin Duelers batting in the bottom of the seventh when Jordan Blick hit a solo homer.

James Marcinkowski led Franklin Duelers to victory by driving in four runs. He went 2-for-3 at the plate. Marcinkowski drove in runs on a single in the first and a home run in the seventh.

Franklin Duelers fired up the offense in the first inning, when Trejen Birdwell singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Owensboro RiverDawgs scored four runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by Owensboro RiverDawgs was led by Bailey Falkenstein and Ian Ellis, all knocking in runs in the inning.

Trevor Beards earned the victory on the mound for Franklin Duelers. He lasted three innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out four. Rylan Thomas threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Beards recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Franklin Duelers.

Holden Martin took the loss for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He surrendered four runs on three hits, walking one.

Alec Cruz started the game for Franklin Duelers. He went three and a third innings, allowing seven runs on six hits and striking out one Brenden Bube started the game for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He lasted six innings, allowing five hits and four runs while striking out six.

Franklin Duelers launched two home runs on the day. Marcinkowski had a long ball in the seventh inning. Blick had a homer in the seventh inning.Franklin Duelers collected ten hits on the day. Joey Fletcher, Marcinkowski, and Willy Diaz each collected multiple hits for Franklin Duelers. Diaz, Marcinkowski, and Fletcher each collected two hits to lead Franklin Duelers.

Owensboro RiverDawgs collected 12 hits. Tarron Lawson, Ellis, Parker Stahlman, and Michael Wymann all managed multiple hits for Owensboro RiverDawgs.

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