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July 12 2019

Paints Outshoot Aviators

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (20-19) lost a high scoring affair 17-13 Friday night to the Chillicothe Paints (25-14). There was no shortage of offense in Friday’s contest. Both teams opened up with two runs in the first inning. Chillicothe got their first two runs on two hits and one Aviators error in the first. Lafayette only muste... Continue Reading
July 11 2019

Aviators Comeback Comes Up Short

Lafayette, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (20-18) fell to the Danville Dans (26-9) at Loeb Stadium on Thursday night.. The Aviators scored first with a solitary run in the first inning. After Trey Sweeney (Eastern Illinois) made it all the way to second base on a dropped third strike, Chris Monroe (Illinois-Springfield) singled plate Sweeney and notch... Continue Reading
July 10 2019

Aviators End Road Trip on High Note

Springfield, OH- The Lafayette Aviators (20-17) edged out the Champion City Kings (19-17) in extra innings to hold on to a 10-9 win on the road against Champion City. The Kings jumped on the Aviators in the bottom of the first inning. A Bo Seccumbe single scored a run for Champion City with the bases loaded, and then Lafayette walked in a run to m... Continue Reading
July 9 2019

Kings Outlast Aviators

Springfield, OH-   The Lafayette Aviators continued their mid-season slump with a four to five loss to the Champion City Kings     The Kings struck first with catcher Jacob Freeland (Faulkner) hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the first. They then followed up in the bottom of the second with a RBI double from Aaron Hughes... Continue Reading
July 7 2019

Aviators Drop Twin Bill

Terre Haute, IN- The Aviators (19-16) dropped a pair of games to the Terre Haute Rex (18-17) at Bob Warn Field on Sunday. The Rex took game one 8-6 and game two by a score of 9-6. Game 1 The Terre Haute starter Kaleb Huxford struggled to find the strike zone in the first inning and walked the bases loaded for Braedon Blackford (Illinois State). B... Continue Reading
July 6 2019

Shortened Game Drops Aviators

Terre Haute, IN- The Lafayette Aviators (19-15) lost to the Terre Haute Rex (17-17) in a seven-inning game on Saturday night. Saturday was supposed to be a doubleheader but game two was postponed due to lightening. Terre Haute jumped on Lafayette with a solitary run in the third inning from a ground ball to score Justin Jenkins from third. The Avi... Continue Reading
July 5 2019

Aviators Conquer Corn Crib

Normal, IL-   The Lafayette Aviators defeated the Normal CornBelters in their first matchup at The Corn Crib, by a score of seven to five.   The CornBelters jumped out to an early lead, scoring each of the first two innings. The Aviators then responded with a Kollyn All (Butler) RBI single to bring the Aviators within one. The CornBel... Continue Reading
July 4 2019

Aviators Win with Fireworks in Fifth

DuPage, IL- On an overcast 4th of July afternoon in Illinois, the Lafayette Aviators (18-13) bested the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (16-14) by a score of 8-4. The Aviators struck first in the top of the third inning. After Zach Heeke (Central Michigan) drew a walk, Zach Schwartzenberger (Toledo) hit him around with his second double of the season. A coup... Continue Reading
July 3 2019

Aviators Stumble on Shrimp

DuPage, IL- The Lafayette Aviators (17-13) fell to the DuPage Pistol Shrimp (16-13) on Wednesday in Illinois. The Aviators took an early lead in the top of the third inning. Miles Simington (Purdue) grounded a ball to the right side of the infield to score Zach Schwartzenberger (Toledo) who had reached base on a walk. The play marked Simington&rsq... Continue Reading
July 2 2019

Sliders Slip By Aviators

Lafayette, IN-   The Lafayette Aviators lost to the Springfield Sliders by a score of elven to three. The Aviators were trying to win their third straight game after a rough patch in late June.   The Aviators got out to a slow start, which hasn’t been uncommon this season, with the Sliders scoring four runs within the first thre... Continue Reading