Broken Bow Legion Baseball Teams Sweep Doubleheader Against O’Neill

The Broken Bow American Legion juniors and seniors baseball teams traveled to O’Neill on Saturday for a doubleheader.  The Bow juniors collected their 20th win of the season winning 14-2.  The Bow bats came alive in the latter innings as they scored 4 runs in the 4th, 3 in the 5th, and then closed it out with 5 runs in the 6th.  Caden Holm had a big day at the plate going 4 for 4 including 3 doubles and 6 RBI.  Max Denson was 4 for 5 with 4 RBI and Carter Johnson was 3 for 4 with 4 runs scored as the Broken Bow offense collected 16 hits in the win.  Austin Harvey was the winning pitcher giving up just 2 runs on 5 hits in 5 innings of work with 9 strikeouts.  Brice Chaplin pitched an inning of scoreless relief and struck out 2.  The Bow juniors are still undefeated improving to 20-0 overall.

It took awhile for the Bow seniors to get their offense going but they finally did as they came back to defeat O’Neill Saturday 11-6.  Broken Bow scored 10 of their 11 runs in their last two at bats.  Bow trailed 4-1 after 5 innings but then scored 5 in the sixth and 5 more in the seventh to secure the win.  Blake Denson was 3 for 5 with 4 RBI and Eli Coble was 4 for 5 to help lead the offensive attack.  Broken Bow improves their seniors record to 15-7-1.

The Bow juniors and seniors will next host Valentine for a doubleheader at Paul Brown Field on Tuesday.  Youth showing up to the ballpark in their DYO jersey/shirt will receive free admission into the game.