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Willmar Edges Huskies in Pitchers Duel

(Duluth, MN) — On another chilly evening at Wade Stadium, Willmar got the best of the Huskies by a score of 2-1.  It was a classic pitchers duel that saw 20 total strike outs between the two teams.

Dylan Barrow (U of Tampa) was lights out on the mound through six innings, allowing only one hit while striking out ten stingers.  The Huskies had seven total hits, but were unable to push runners across when needed.  Mac James (Oklahoma) had two hits and knocked across the lone run in the sixth inning.  Alex Greene added two hits from the leadoff spot.

Tonight’s loss concludes the two-game home stand at Wade Stadium.  The Huskies will travel to Thunder Bay for a two game slate before returning to The Wade on 5/31.

The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit, visit www.duluthhuskies2.com