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Huskies’ late push falls short in loss to Rox

(Duluth, MN) — A late push put the Huskies in good position to overcome a six-run deficit, but the rally fell short and the Huskies lost to St. Cloud, 7-4.

The bats were kept relatively quiet until the bottom of the 9th, where they knocked out four hits and scored three runs. Trent Chatterton led the charge from the leadoff spot, picking up two hits and two RBI. Keach Ballard had three hits and one RBI, Dom Brugnoni had two hits and scored a run, and Nolan Rodgers had two hits, scored one run, and had one RBI.  Mitchell Bauer (MN State Mankato) allowed only one run on four hits in four innings of relief.

The Huskies will finish up the series with the Rox tomorrow at 5:05pm.

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 www.duluthhuskies2.com