Sedalia Bombers Win First Week Runner-Up For NBC World Series
The Sedalia Bombers post-season run in the National Baseball Congress World Series continues on after they defeated the Derby (KS) Twins 5-0, last night (July 31).
Danny Chambliss pitched 7 1/3 innings and only allowed 5 hits and 3 walks with 1 strikeout in his stint on the mount. Chambliss was relieved by left-hander Cody Ponder, who finished out the shutout by pitching the remaining 1 2/3 innings, with only allowing 1 walk.
The Bombers rattled the Twins pitchers early by scoring 3 runs in the first two innings. Trey Hair and Hunter Leeper drove in 2 runs a piece, leading the Bombers on the batting side.
The National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas is a two week tournament and the Bombers now move onto the Championship Week side and will face the Santa Barbara (CA) Foresters on Saturday, August 2 at 1 pm.
Coach Jud Kindle and Craig McAndrews accepted a $5,000 reward check for being the First Week Runner-Up.
NBC World Series Week 1 Results:
Game 1: Sedalia Bombers 10 – Albuquerque NM Diablos 2
Game 2: Sedalia Bombers 2 – Austin TX Shockers 1
Game 3: Sedalia Bombers 2 – Derby KS Twins 0
Game 4: Sedalia Bombers 4 – Haysville KS Aviators 7
Game 5: Sedalia Bombers 5 – Derby KS Twins 0