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Flash Gets First Franchise Win At Owensboro

The Flash built a 5 run lead in the fifth inning and then held off the Oilers late charge in the 9th to get their first win of the season (and franchise) 6-4. Henderson captured the lead early on a ground out by catcher Fernando Villegas scoring Joe Logsdon. The Flash got a good first start from lefty pitcher Seth Wicker throwing 4 innings and only giving up 2 runs. Owensboro tied the game at 1, but the Flash took the lead for good in the 5th inning by scoring 4 runs on 3 walks, a wild pitch and two errors. Dillon Day was strong for 4.1 innings striking out 7 and only allowing 2 runs while picking up the win! Never a dull moment at the ballpark thou, the Oilers loaded the bases in the bottom of the 9th with only 1 out,  Coach JD Arndt went to the pen to bring out his young gun Logan Workman to close out the game with blazing fastballs striking out one and causing the last Oiler to ground out to first to end the game and pick up the save. Robby McGaha, Joe Logsdon, Zach Smith and Fernando Villegas all had two hits a piece while the Flash totaled 12 hits for the game. Next up for the Flash (weather pending) will be Owensboro again at home today at 7:00.

Meet The Flash – Brodie Brown

Our next player to highlight in “Meet the Flash” is Junior middle infielder Brodie Brown. Brodie currently is playing at the University of Southern Indiana, he transferred in this year after playing two years at Rend Lake College where as a Sophomore batted .341 with 3 home runs, 34 RBI’s and 13 stolen bases. Brodie is originally from Carmi, IL and this coming summer will be wearing #34 for the Flash!! Go Flash!!

Meet The Flash – Jordan Kelly

Our 4th installment of “Meet the Flash” is Jordan Kelly, Jordan is a 6’7″ right handed pitcher at the University of Southern Indiana. Kelly is a 2015 graduate from Carbondale High School in Carbondale, IL. After a strong senior season, in which he was named All Conference and his teams pitcher of the year, Jordan decided to redshirt his Freshman year last season. Be watching for Jordan on the mound for the Flash this summer wearing #25. Go Flash!!

Meet The Flash – Jacob Tapp

The next player to highlight on “Meet the Flash” is Jacob Tapp, Jacob is a 2016 Union Co grad and is currently pitching at Olney Central. Tapp was one of the best pitchers in the 2nd region as a senior last year. The 5’11” right handed pitcher will be wearing #4 for the Henderson Flash when he takes the mound this summer. Go Flash!!