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Aviators Lose in Extras

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Avon, Ohio -

Lake Erie Crushers' (21-21) right fielder Daniel Bowman hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning to drop the Rockford Aviators (12-30), presented by Pearson, in game one of the series in Avon, Ohio. 

The two teams traded leads a couple of times before the Aviators tied the game at five in the top of the eighth when Will Howard, who was running for Matt Greener, scored on a wild pitch.
 
Offensively for Rockford, Michael Hur had a solid night, going three-for-four at the plate and reaching base four times. Kenny Bryant and Elvin Rodriguez both picked up RBIs on the night for the Aviators.
 
Jordan Wellander pitched a scoreless tenth for Lake Erie and picked up his first win of the season. Nick Cicio took the loss for Rockford and is now 1-3 on the season. The loss was the fourteenth one-run loss for Rockford this season (3-14).
 
Game two of the series begins a 6:05 p.m. Saturday as Derrick Stultz will take the mound for the Aviators. Fans can hear the game on 100.5 NTA-FM or online at www.rockfordaviators.com.
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