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Baseball Bombers sweep Southern Alberta road trip

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
May 15th, 2014

The L. V. Bomber Baseball Bombers made it a clean sweep of Alberta competion during a weekend road trip through the southern part of the province.

The Bombers swept a pair of doubleheader sets from both Raymond and Kate Andrews High School from Coaldale to make conclude the 2014 diamond season on a successful note.

LVR opened the trip by blasting Raymond 11-0 behind the five-hit pitching of Austin Tambellini, who finished the game with three walks and eight strikeouts.

Offensively the Bombers were lead by Tambellini with three hits while Reese Tambellini, Eric Hurley and Hano Southam, chipped in with one hit each.

LVR had a great eye at the plate forcing the Raymond pitchers to walk five hitters while the Comets commited five errors that lead to Bomber runs.

The hosts put up a better fight during the second game of the set as LVR scored a 4-2 victory.

Southam struck out five, gave up three hits and no walks for LVR.

The Bombers were down two going into the last inning when John Barabonoff hit a three-run home run to put the team in the lead and Saywer Hunt chipped in with an RBI single in the same inning.

Other hits in game two came from Hano and Reese Tambellini.

The Bombers then rocked Kate Andrews 20-1 the next day, combining for 14 hits. Braeden Zarikoff, Saywer Hunt and Austin Tambellini each collected two hits while Brandon Huffty added a two-run single during the game.

Zarikoff, tossing a four-hit gem and fanning 12 batters, picked up the win for LVR.

In the final game of the weekend John Barabonoff completed his high school baseball career with a complete game win — striking out three, hitting one batting and giving up three hits —to lead LVR to a 10-2 win.

The Bombers kept hitting well collecting 13 hits. Brandon Huffty and Hano Southam ended thier high school baseball careers collecting three hits each, Geon Woo Park, John Barabonoff, Saywer Hunt, Braeden Zarikoff and Austin Tambellini each chipped in with one hit.
The Alberta trip had the Bombers ending the season with a 17 win and 8 loss record.

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