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Bombers earn split during East Kootenay road trip

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
May 9th, 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers split a pair of doubleheaders during a recent swing through the East Kootenay.

The Bombers defeated and lost to both Mt Baker Wild of Cranbrook and Selkirk Storm of Kimberley.

Friday, to open the series, Braeden Zarikoff pitched well for the Bombers but the offense did not help in a 7-2 loss to the Wild.

Senior pitcher Devon Marra of the Wild threw a great game striking out 14 Bomber hitters and only giving up the two hits — by Zarikoff and Mathew Brind’Amour — and three walks.

In Game two, John Barabonoff pitched a complete game for the win giving up four hits and walking none in a 13-3 win for LVR over Selkirk.

The Bomber bats came alive in game two collecting nine hits. The team was lead by Saywer Hunt 3-for-3, and Lincoln Rosenblood 2-for-2, four  others added one hit each.
 
Saturday, Selkirk gained some revenge, outlasting the Bombers 9-6.

Lincoln Rosenblood pitched well but took the loss for LVR with some releif help from Casey Harrison.

LVR committed 11 errors behind the two pitchers which did not help the team. Both pitchers combined to give up four hits, strike out 2 and walk four.

The Bombers collected four hits, Lincoln picked up 2, Breaden Zarikoff, Brandon Huffty and Ben LeMarquand had one each.
 
In the final game, the Bombers were able to even the series with a 22-2 romp over Mt. Baker.

Austin Tambellini through a one hitter for the win, collecting 6 strikeouts in the shortened game.

The Bomber hitters came alive in game four collecting 12 hits, Braeden Zarikoff lead the team with 3 hits, Lincoln Rosenblood, Saywer Hunt and Astin Tambellini had two hits each, and Keaton Roch, Reese Tambellini and Ben LeMarquand each adding one hit.
 
The team has a record of 13 wins and 8 losses heading into their last weekend of play. The team is off to Southern Alberta where they will be playing double headers in Raymond and Coaldale this weekend.

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