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Huskies earn sweep of St. Cloud

(Duluth, MN) — The Huskies prevailed in another close contest with St. Cloud and earned a sweep over the Rox with a 5-4 win. It is the second sweep of the season for the Huskies and moves the team back to the .500 mark on the season.

Austin Darby stole the show offensively for the Huskies, picking up three hits, two RBI, and two runs scored out of the second spot. Trent Chatterton had one hit and scored once, and Keach Ballard and Michael Tinsley had one hit and one RBI apiece to pace the offense. Austin Christensen went 6 full innings, allowing only two ER on six hits to earn the win. Bo Hellquist shut the door on a St. Cloud comeback in the ninth to earn the save.

The Huskies will try to keep the winning ways going with a two game set in Alexandria starting tonight at 7:05pm.

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.