Generals fall to Bombers

Marcus Gutierrez By Marcus Gutierrez

June 28, 2017 at 10:06 p.m.

The Brazos Valley Bombers scored six runs in the top of the ninth inning to cruise to a 9-2 victory over the Victoria Generals in a Texas Collegiate League game delayed 45 minutes due to the weather Tuesday at Riverside Stadium.

The Bombers (19-6) had a 3-2 lead heading into the ninth inning.

The Generals' two runs came in the bottom of the fifth inning. Cam Boudreax, who went 3-for-4, led the inning with a leadoff double, and Jack Kenley hit an RBI double followed by an RBI single from Hunter Hearn as the Generals took a 2-1 lead.

The Bombers battled back and took a 3-2 lead in the top of the sixth inning.

The Bombers scored on a bases-loaded walk and a bases-loaded RBI single by John Grimsley.

Grimsley finished 2-for-5 with an RBI and Chase Calabuig went 2-for-5 with a double and a triple with two RBIs to lead the Bombers.

Starting pitcher David Worrell had a solid outing with eight strikeouts, while allowing six hits in 52/3 innings of work for the Generals.

The Generals (15-12), who finished with 11 hits, stranded 12 baserunners.

LATE TUESDAY BOX

Brazos Valley Bombers 9, Victoria Generals 2

Bombers 000 102 006 - 9 14 2

Generals 000 020 000 - 2 11 2

W - Mike Mokma. L -- Austin Cornish.

Highlights - (Generals) Darien Simms 3-for-5, Jack Kenley 1-for-5, 2B, RBI; Hunter Hearn 1-for-5, RBI. (Bombers) Chase Calabuig 2-for-5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI; John Grimsley 2-for-5, RBI; Jared Mang 1-for-4, RBI. Records - Brazos Valley Bombers 19-6, Victoria Generals 15-12.


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