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Bow juniors top Holdrege

June 20, 2013

Despite Holdrege jumping out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the 1st inning, Broken Bow rallied back to win 10-6 in six innings.

They tied the game at 2-2 when a Josh Jacobsen sac fly brought home Travis Kleeb. Broken Bow increased their lead to 4-2 in the bottom of the 2nd inning with a sac fly from Tommy McCormick and a passed ball that scored Josey Evans.

An error, RBI double and a sac fly from Holdrege in their half of the third inning put them back in the lead as Broken Bow headed to the bottom of the third inning.

Scott Davis reached 2nd base on an overthrow to first base from the Holdrege shortstop that scored Jacobsen before Hunter Minnick scored on a passed ball to put Broken Bow back in the lead at 6-5.

The Indians put the game away in the bottom of the 5th, stretching a 7-5 lead to a 10-5 lead via two bases loaded walks and an error from Holdrege

"Our biggest problem this year is allowing the one big inning on us," Broken Bow coach Kyle Stringham said. "When we can limit that, it kinda lets us keep our head in and go through one of those longer games. They kept playing hard on defense and not allowing a lot to go through."

Taylor Shea had a very productive night at the plate, recording singles in all five of his plate appearances and driving in one run. Kleeb finished the night with a single and an RBI double while crossing the plate twice himself.

Josey Evans was hit by the pitch twice and walked once and came around to score three times. Noel Chapin, Jacobsen, Hunter Minnick and Scott Davis all recorded singles on the night with Davis finishing with two RBIs to go with one each from Minnick and Jacobsen.

Tommy McCormick finished with an RBI as well.

Trevor Scott got the start on the mound and struck out two while walking three and allowing four earned runs over 2 1/3 innings. Evans came on in relief and recorded six strikeouts including four in a row to start his appearance. He didn't record a walk and allowed just one earned run in his 3 2/3 innings of work.

The juniors next game is against Loup City on the road June 22 at 7 p.m.

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