Aviators come from behind to win again
SHREVEPORT, La. The Coastal Bend Aviators rallied for the second night in a row to win 7-4 over the Shreveport Sports. The Aviators have now won game one and two of the three-game series.
Shreveport took a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning. Chad Gambill had a two-run homerun and Dalphie Correa had a RBI triple in the inning for the Sports.
The Aviators cut the lead in half in top of the fourth inning on Kevin Henrys two-run triple.
Stephen Morales hit a RBI double in the fifth inning cutting the Shreveport lead to one run. Jack Joffrion then picked up a RBI on a ground out tying the game. The Aviators took the lead and never looked back when Edwin Maldonado hit a two-run shot to left field giving the Aviators the 6-4 lead.
Joffrion gave the Aviators an insurance run in the seventh inning on a RBI double.
Dan Henderson (1-0) picked up the win for the Aviators. Melvin Rosario and Shawn Morgan combined for three innings of scoreless relief for the Aviators. Josh Gold (0-1) took the loss for Shreveport.
The series with Shreveport wraps Sunday at 2:05. The Aviators return home on Friday to take on Shreveport in a three-game series at Fairgrounds Field. Tickets are available through the Aviators Website, www.aviatorsbaseball.com, or by calling (361)387-8585. All games are broadcast on KCCT 1150 AM, and through the team website.
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