Holdrege Falls to Gibbon/Shelton, Prepares for Area Tournament

Holdrege Falls to Gibbon/Shelton, Prepares for Area Tournament
July 19th, 2021 | Austin Jacobsen

Holdrege First State Bank Senior’s bats were strong against Gibbon/Shelton on Friday, but it wasn’t enough as Holdrege First State Bank fell 14-6. Click here to listen to the broadcast.

First State Bank struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Gibbon/Shelton, giving up 14 runs.

Gibbon/Shelton opened up scoring in the first inning. An error scored two runs for Gibbon/Shelton.

Gibbon/Shelton pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Kaden Broeker induced Jacob Kucera to hit into a fielder’s choice, but two runs scored and Tommy Nicholson singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Gibbon/Shelton scored four runs in the sixth inning. The offensive onslaught by Gibbon/Shelton was led by Jace Bombeck and Kucera, all driving in runs in the inning.

Mitchell Sell toed the rubber for Gibbon/Shelton. The ace allowed five hits and five runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out seven.

Broeker was on the pitcher’s mound for Holdrege First State Bank. Broeker went three innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits and walking zero. Tate Florell threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Trey Rich, Cade Kirwan, Trey Weaver, Carlos Nino De Rivera, and Clay Bohr each managed one hit to lead Holdrege First State Bank.

Gibbon/Shelton saw the ball well today, racking up 14 hits in the game. Sell, Matt Weisman, Nicholson, Bombeck, and Jamie Cuellar all managed multiple hits for Gibbon/Shelton. Sell went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Gibbon/Shelton in hits.

After having their final regular season triangular tournament cancelled due to inclement weather and field conditions, Holdrege prepares for the B6 Area District Tournament this weekend. First State Bank will take on Doniphan-Trumbull to start the tournament.

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