Bozeman – The 2008/2009 VAB Jets opened the fall season today in Bozeman, Montana vs Big Sky Senior (American Legion All-star team). The 9 inning game was called after 9 innings due to rain and cold conditions.
On the mound Austin Cooper started going 6 innings, allowing 2 hits, 7 K’s, 4 BB’s, 1 ER. Cole Stober threw a solid 7th inning allowing 0 runs, with 2 K’s and 1 BB. Tyler Vavra finished things off going 2 innings, allowing 0 runs, with 3 K’s and 0 BB’s.
Offensively, the Jets scattered 8 hits with Adam Nelubowich going 2-5 and Shane Zimmer, Josh Stephenson, Jordan Wong, Jamin Heller, Tyler Hayes and Kym Barthel all collecting 1 hit a piece. The story of the game was the Jets leaving 17 runners on base.
Overall, it was a good start to the season. Brandon Petite, Jean-Guy Bilodeau, and Daniel Worb are all on the DL.
Next action is tomorrow in Bozeman at 1:00 pm (DH)