By KEVIN HARRIS
NEW ALBANY – New Albany extended its winning streak to four games Friday at Mt. Tabor Field with a 10-3 victory over Evansville Mater Dei.
The Bulldogs’ Dylan Clark had a productive game at the plate. He went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Teammate Ryan Robison drove in three runs and New Albany’s Cody Medley had two RBIs.
Bulldog starter Logan Charbonneau earned the win, upping his record to 3-1. He pitched four innings, surrendering three runs (all earned) on eight hits. Charbonneau walked four and struck out two.
New Albany reliever Chase Rudy tossed three scoreless innings to get the save. He gave up only one hit, issued no walks and struck out seven.
Trailing 1-0, the Bulldogs (8-6) plated seven runs in the bottom of the second inning to take a six-run lead. During the frame, Robison and Rudy hit back-to-back home runs. Robison smacked a three-run shot, followed by a solo homer from Rudy.
Josh Heuck, Kurtis Wilderman and Jack Mann each collected two hits for the Wildcats (7-8). Teammate Austin Wulff was the losing pitcher.
New Albany will travel to North Harrison at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
NEW ALBANY 10, EVANSVILLE MATER DEI 3
Mater Dei 100 200 0- 3 9 2
New Albany 072 100 x-10 10 1
W – Logan Charbonneau (3-1). L – Austin Wulff (1-2). S – Chase Rudy. 2B – Mitchell Shelton (EMD), Kurtis Wilderman (EMD), Jack Mann (EMD), Dylan Clark 2 (NA), Cody Medley (NA). HR – Ryan Robison (NA), Rudy (NA).
Records – New Albany 8-6, Evansville Mater Dei 7-8.