Jets open the 2008 fall season with a 2-2 tie!

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)