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Owensboro RiverDawgs Holds Off Madisonville Miners For Victory


Game 1 of the Doubleheader

Despite seeing its eight-run lead whittled down by the end, Owensboro RiverDawgs still held off Madisonville Miners for a 9-8 victory on Tuesday. Madisonville Miners scored seven runs in the failed comeback on a home run by Ricky Sisto in the sixth, a home run by Jacob Council in the seventh, a single by Alex Rodriguez in the seventh, a in the seventh, and a single by Sisto in the seventh.

Owensboro RiverDawgs earned the victory despite allowing Madisonville Miners to score five runs in the seventh inning.

Madisonville Miners's big inning was driven by singles by Rodriguez and Sisto, by Chris Ammirati, and a home run by Council.

In the first inning, Madisonville Miners got their offense started. Rodriguez singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

In the bottom of the first inning, Owensboro RiverDawgs tied things up at one. Owensboro RiverDawgs scored one run when Bailey Falkenstein singled.

Owensboro RiverDawgs pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Kyle Hogwood doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.

Owensboro RiverDawgs tallied seven runs in the fifth inning. Owensboro RiverDawgs offense in the inning was led by Michael Wymann, Tarron Lawson, Parker Stahlman, Hogwood, Kirk Liebert, and Falkenstein, all knocking in runs in the inning.

Ian Ellis was the winning pitcher for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He lasted six innings, allowing six hits and three runs while striking out five and walking one. Bo Robison and Drake Hamil entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Hamil recorded the last out to earn the save for Owensboro RiverDawgs.

Griffin Lape took the loss for Madisonville Miners. He lasted four innings, allowing six hits and three runs while striking out four.

Madisonville Miners tallied two home runs on the day. Council went for the long ball in the seventh inning. Sisto had a dinger in the sixth inning.

Owensboro RiverDawgs had eight hits in the game. Falkenstein and Hogwood all managed multiple hits for Owensboro RiverDawgs. Falkenstein led Owensboro RiverDawgs with three hits in four at bats. Owensboro RiverDawgs stole six bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Lawson led the way with two.

Madisonville Miners collected 12 hits on the day. Shayne Lyons, Sisto, Council, and Rodriguez all had multiple hits for Madisonville Miners. Lyons went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Madisonville Miners in hits.

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