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Great Bend Bombers finish 3-1 at Wichita
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WICHITA -- The Great Bend Bombers (10-4) won three of four games at the Wichita V-Tool Baseball Tournament.

BOMBERS 9, LENEXA 8  — Campbell Coleman drew a bases-loaded walk to force home Tony Moore with the game-winning run. Moore doubled and Carson Umphres and Brady Hope were walked intentionally to load the bases. Reliever Carson Shaver (1-0) yielded a tying run, but earned the victory.

Moore doubled twice and drove in two runs. Coleman drove in two runs. The Bombers scored in six innings and Lenexa scored in five innings.

Umphres scored on Coleman's first-inning single. Moore singled in Koehn Ribordy and Hunter Herrman in a 3-run second inning. Shaver scored on a bases-loaded walk.

Umphres scored on Josh Burdick's third-inning groundout. Moore scored on a fifth-inning error. Lane French scored on a Ribordy sacrifice fly. Shaver scored on a sixth-inning error.

Lenexa's Gus Keller and Ambrus Sharky each drove in two runs.

BOMBERS 8, SPRINGFIELD, MO. 2 — Umphres and Coleman each drove in two runs. Pitcher Herrman (2-0) struck out four batters in four innings. Reliever Ribordy struck out four batters.

Coleman scored on Owen Kaiser's second-inning single. Moore scored on Coleman's sacrifice fly to start a 3-run fourth inning. French scored on a wild pitch. Umphres scored on Ribordy's hit-by-pitch for a 4-1 lead.

French singled in Cooper Johnson to start a 4-run fifth inning. Umphres double in Herrman and French. Umphres scored on Coleman's double for an 8-1 lead.

Springfield's Ayden Cleveringa drove in a run. 

Springfield, Mo. 100 001 0 — 2 5 0 

GB Bombers 010 340 x — 8 9 2

Greer, Koerber (4), Morgan (5) and Harris. Herrman, Ribordy (5) and Shaver. W—Herrman, 2-0. L—Greer. 2B—GB—Coleman, Umphres, Kaiser.

Lenexa 131 002 1 — 8 14 3

GB Bombers 131 012 0 — 9 9 0 

Murillo and Sharky. Johnson, Graham (4), Shaver (7) and Burdick. W—Shaver, 1-0. L—Murillo. 2B—GB—Moore 2, Umphres; L—Keller, Dobson. 

BOMBERS 13, ROCKY MOUNTAIN, COLO. 6 -- Great Bend's Campbell Coleman drove in three runs to spark the Bombers. Tony Moore scored on Coleman's first-inning groundout.

Hunter Herrman scored on an error to ignite a 5-run second inning. Koehn Ribordy scored on a wild pitch and Moore scored on an error. Coleman singled in Lane French and Carson Umphres stole home for a 6-2 lead.

Umphres tripled home Moore and French in a 6-run fourth inning. Umphres scored on a groundout. Coleman scored on Carter Graham's single. Graham scored on Josh Burdick's single. Herrman scored on a wild pitch. Moore scored on a wild pitch for the Bombers 13th run.

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. 8, BOMBERS 7 -- Lee's Summit's Logen McFerron drilled a 2-run homer off Jacobs to earn an 8-7 victory.

Third baseman Braydon Gant threw out Umphres at home on Burdick's sixth-inning groundball to preserve the victory.

A.D. Miller and Gant delivered RBI first-inning singles. Owen Kaiser singled in Moore and Graham's double scored French, Umphres and Ribordy for a 4-2 lead.

Lee's Summit's Wyatt Denney scored on a groundout for a 4-3 score. French scored on an Umphres' sacrifice fly for a 5-3 lead.

Miller scored on an error and Gant's RBI third-inning single tied it 5-5. Gant scored on a sacrifice fly. McFerron's homer brought home Wyatt Taylor.

Herrman scored on Cameron Eastman's fifth-inning groundout and Carson Shaver scored on a wild pitch for an 8-7 score.

GB Bombers 150 61 — 13 12 1

Rocky Mountain 110 40 — 6 7 3

Eastman, Kaiser (4) and Burdick. Pulliam, Dome (6) and Almeida. W--Eastman, 1-0. L--Pulliam. 2B--GB--Moore, Graham; R--Morants. 3B--GB--Umphres.

GB Bombers 410 020 — 7 4 3 

Lee's Summit 213 020 — 8 12 1

Moore, Jacobs (4), Umphres (6) and Kaiser. Petty, Nicholson (3), Howayek (5) and McFerron. W--Howayek. L--Jacobs. 2B—GB—Graham, Moore; LS—Miller, Petty. 3B—LS—Taylor. HR—LS—McFerron.


Wichita Big Fire (3-2); L—Wichita 316 (4-5); L—Moore 0-1;  W—Wichita Baty 3-1; W—Herrman 1-0; W—Warriors Crone 10-2; W—Umphres, 1-0; W—Saints 2-0; W—Johnson 1-0; L—Wichita Baty 3-7; L—Kaiser 0-1 

PBR Creekside, Parkville, Mo. (4-1)—W—Dirt Devils 12-3; W—Jacobs, 1-0); W Lumberjacks 3-2; W Umphres 2-0; W NBA Jones 6-5 (W Johnson 2-0); L Flood City Midwest 4-5 (L Jacobs 1-1)

Wichita V-Tool (3-1)—W—Rocky Mountain, Colo. 13-6 (W Eastman 1-0); L—Lee's Summit, Mo. 7-8 (L Jacobs 1-2); W—Springfield Mo. 8-2 (W Herrman 2-0); W—Lenexa 9-8 (W Shaver 1-0)

JULY 4-7—PBR Creekside, Parkville, Mo.

JULY 11-14—Wichita, NBC Qualifier

JULY 18-21—PBR Creekside, Parkville, Mo.