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Henry's three-run bomb lifts Aviators to win

June 1, 2005 - Central Baseball League (Central League) - Coastal Bend Aviators News Release

ROBSTOWN, Texas – The Coastal Bend Aviators won game two against the Pensacola Pelicans 6-4. They will play the rubber match Thursday night at 7:05.

Larry Bethea got things going for Pensacola hitting a three-run homerun in the top of the second inning to put Pensacola up 3-0.

Angle Rohena hit an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning to score Kevin Henry from second base scoring the first run for the Aviators. The next batter Kenny Hansley hit an RBI sacrifice fly to center field to bring in Ben Tinius making the score 4-2.

Jack Joffrion led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a triple and then scored on an RBI ground out from Tinius making the score 4-3.

Carlos Figueroa hit a lead off double representing the tying run. Mike Guerrero drew a walk to put runners on first and second. Kevin Henry hit a three run bomb over the left filed wall in the bottom of the eighth inning to make the score 6-4. This is Henry’s second homerun of the season.

Brandon Pello (2-0) got the win for the Aviators in relief. Shawn Morgan picked up his fourth save of the season, pitching his way out of a jam as the Pelicans loaded the bases in the ninth inning.

Marc Major (0-1) took the loss for Pensacola in relief.

The Aviators are back at home again on Thursday facing Pensacola in the final game of the series. Thursday is Thirsty Thursday, dollar soft drinks and dollar beer. Tickets are available through the Aviator’s website, or call (361) 387-8585. All games are broadcast on KCCT 1150 AM, and the Aviators website.

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