ROCHESTER, Minn. (June 21, 2012) – Thunder Bay saw more rain, but was able to get one game of their double-header played. Two players drove in six runs for their teams and it was a high-scoring affair in Battle Creek, Mich. on Thursday.
Eau Claire 2, Green Bay 17
Green Bay was led by Ransom LaLonde (St. Edwards University) who was 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and a run scored for the night. The Bullfrogs will host the Eau Claire Express again on Friday at 7:05 p.m.
Rochester 9, Alexandria 4
Brandon Defazio led the Honkers at the dish knocking in 6 runs and going 3-for-5 at the plate with a run scored. The Honkers will travel to Willmar to take on the Stingers for a 7:05 p.m. start on Friday and the Beetles will host the Mankato MoonDogs at 7:05 p.m.
Wisconsin 9, Battle Creek 12
The Bombers were led by Sikes Orvis (Ole Miss) who was 3-for-4 at the plate with six RBI on the night. On Friday, the Woodchucks and Bombers will be at it again for 7:05 p.m. ET start.
Madison 4, Lakeshore 6
Lakeshore was led by Zack Granite (Seton Hall) who was 2-for4 and scored twice in the win. The Chinooks and Mallards will play again on Friday at 7:05 p.m.
Duluth 4, Mankato 5
With the game tied in the bottom of the eighth, the MoonDogs’ Cody Ferrell (Oklahoma City) came home on a passed ball to put Mankato up 5-4. The Huskies have postponed their Friday home game against St. Cloud due to the flooding in the Duluth area. They will make the game up on Saturday as part of a double-header scheduled to start at 5:35 p.m. at Wade Stadium.
La Crosse 1, Wisconsin Rapids 7
The Rafters ended the Loggers winning streak at 11 games on Thursday. They did so on the back of Austin Neary (Western Carolina) who went 2-for-5 with two RBI for Wisconsin Rapids. This series will shift to La Crosse on Friday for a 7:05 p.m. start.
Willmar 6, St. Cloud 5
Corben Green (Lousiana-Monroe) went 2-for-4 with four RBI and one run scored to lead the Stingers to the 6-5 victory.
Waterloo 3, Thunder Bay 0 (Game 1, 7 innings)
The Bucks were led by Micah Bryan (Charlotte) who threw five shutout innings and struck out seven batters. Bryan wasn’t able to continue pitching following a rain delay in the sixth inning in Thunder Bay.
Game two was postponed. These two teams will play two seven-inning games beginning at 6:05 p.m. ET on both Friday and Saturday.