August 5th - Middleton took advantage of plenty of miscues from Black Earth and scored 9 runs total in the 6th, 7th and 8th innings to roll to a 12-0 win over the Bombers.
July 28th - Black Earth scored runs in the second, third and forth innings to take command of the game and eventually on to a 7-3 win over the Reedsburg Pirates. The Bombers record to finsih the regular season is 7-9, while Reedsburg ended with a 9-7 record. Black Earth will end up with the 6th or 7th seed in the 8 team Northern section playoffs, which will begin next Sunday, August 5th.
July 24th - Black Earth scored two run in the bottom of the eleventh inning to rally and beat the winless Wisconsin Dells, 14-13. The Dells rallied from down nine runs in the top of the ninth to tie the game at 12 and send it to etra innings. After the Dells scored one in the top half of the eleventh, Black Earth loaded the bases in the bottom half of the inning thanks to two walks and a hit batter. Curtis Barsness then delivered the walk-off, 2 RBI single, his third hit and thrid RBI of game.
It's been the story of Black Earth's Sunday League season. Close losses. Besides the season opening loss to Sauk by a score of 8-1, Black Earth has not lost by more than 2 runs this season. The last two games was nothing different. The Bombers dropped an 8-7 game at home to Waunakee on July 14th, and a 4-3 loss to Mazomanie on July 21st. 8 of Black Earth's 9 losses this season have been by one or two runs.
July 9th - Cross Plains broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning by scoring three runs. The Bombers got one run back in the ninth and had the bases loaded, but the rally fell short. Both Cross Plains and Black Earth are now 5-7 on the season.
July 8th - Danny Watkins ripped a two RBI single in a three run third inning for Black Earth, and Toni Caminitti pitched a complete game in the 5-4 Black Earth victory over Waunakee. Black Earth improves to 5-6 on the season, while Waunakee falls to 4-7. The same two teams meet again Saturday, July 14th in Black Earth for a 6:00 p.m. start.
July 1st - Ashton's, Shane Adler, hit a solo home run and also got the save on the mound as Ashton defeats Black Earth, 4-3. Black Earth's records falls to 4-6 on the season while Ashton impoves to 8-3.
June 24th - Black Earth scored a run in each of the first four innings and were leading 4-2, but could not hold the lead and lost on a walk-off double in the eleventh inning. The bats were hot for both teams as Black Earth had 14 hits and Reedsburg 13. Shane Moyer lead the way of the Bombers with 3 hits on the day, while five other Bombers recorded 2 hits.
Black Earth swept a double weekend over the Father's Day holiday, defeating Cross Plains 3-0 on Saturday, and then beat Middleton 12-9 on Sunday. Against Cross Plains, Toni Caminitti tossed a complete game six hitter for the Bombers, and also drilled a two RBI single to give the Bombers an early 2-0 lead, which would be more than enough. At Middleton, the Bombers jumped out to a 10-3 lead after four innings, but had to hold off a ninth inning rally by Middleton. The 29ers scored five runs in the ninth and left the bases loaded before Black Earth finally closed the door. Marcus Caminitti threw 120+ pitches in the game, who got the start and the win on the mound, but also came back in relief in the ninth to earn the unique win and save in the game.
The Bombers are off to a 1-2 start in this year's Western section Night League play. The team started the season on the road at Mazomanie with an 7-4 loss. Their next game they squeaked one out against Reedsburg, 4-3, and followed that up with a 8-6 loss to unbeated Muscoda. Black Earth will host Sauk Prairie (3-1) this Thrusday, June 21st at 7:30 p.m.
June 1st - Middleton got half of their total hits in the first inning and plated four runs to jump out to the early lead in a victory over Black Earth. Middleton's bullpen struggled late, walking six batters and hitting two more combined in the eighth and ninth innings, and allowing Black Earth to score three times on just one hit. Black Earth left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth. Toni Caminitti went 3 for 4 at the plate, and pitched 5 1/3 innings in relief.
Black Earth lost two tough games over the weekend, losing both contest by a single run. On Sunday, Marcus Caminitti drilled a two-run homer late in the game to break a 5-5 tie with Mazomanie. However, the Mustangs rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth to get the win. Against Ashton, Toni Caminitti pitched brilliantly, allowing only three hits, but the Bombers bats were silenced all day and Ashton pulled out the 1-0 victory.
May 20th - Anthony Hoeschele and Tyler Krause each had three hits for the Bombers, and Black Earth scored seven runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 12-2 route of Wisconsin Dells. Marcus Caminitti pitched five strong innings giving up one earned run in the win, and Rob Capener went the final three innings to earn the save.
May 13th - The Waunakee at Black Earth match up has been canceled due to wet field conditions. No makeup has been set yet.
Night League kicks off this Thursday with Black Earth visiting Mazomanie for a 6:00 p.m. start, the first of four straight away games.
May 6th - Black Earth jumped on the Reds early and often, including six hits in the fourth inning to pull away. The Bombers improved to 1-1 on the young season and will host Waunakee this upcoming Sunday.
April 29th - Sauk Prarie jumped out with five runs in the first two innings to take control of the game early and never looked back as they curised past Black Earth, 8-1, in the Northern section season opener. Tyler Flamme had two of the Bombers six hits.
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