By KEVIN HARRIS
NEW ALBANY – New Albany defeated visiting Borden in a make-up game May 22 at Mt. Tabor Field 9-2. It was the regular-season finale for the Bulldogs (16-9).
New Albany senior Logan Charbonneau earned the victory on the mound. In three innings, the right-hander allowed no runs on one hit and no walks. Charbonneau had three strikeouts as he improved his record to 5-1.
Sophomore Dylan Clark led the Bulldog sticks, going 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Three New Albany batters each went 2-for-4 in senior Jacob Mullins, junior Chase Rudy and sophomore Christian Sifers. Mullins had two RBIs and a double, while Sifers smacked two doubles.
Leading the Braves (14-6) at the plate were Travis Konerman going 2-for-3 and Cory Anderson going 2-for-4. Borden pitcher Brandon Thompson got the loss, yielding seven runs (four earned) on nine hits in four innings.
NEW ALBANY 9, BORDEN 2
Borden 002 000 0-2 5 5
New Albany 321 111 x-9 12 2
W – Logan Charbonneau (5-1). L – Brandon Thompson (2-3). 2B – Jacob Mullins (NA), Dylan Clark (NA), Christian Sifers 2 (NA).
Records – New Albany 16-9, Borden 14-6.