Dock Spiders End 6 Game Road Stretch on a Loss
Mequon, WI- On a cold Sunday night at Kapco Park the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (6-7) fell to the Lakeshore Chinooks (7-6) with a final score of 8-3.
Fondy got on the board first with back to back RBI singles from Troy Black (Kentucky) and Chris Ayers (Indiana State). Ayers would score later in the inning to make the lead 3-0 after Keiji Parkhurst (Daytona State) hit a sacrifice fly into center field. For Troy Black he now has hits in 3 straight games and back to back games with RBI singles.
Lakeshore would answer right back however tacking on 4 runs in the bottom half of the 3rdinning to grab a 4-3 lead.
For the Chinooks they would never look back after grabbing 4 more runs, 1 off of a one run blast off the bat of Web Charles (Youngstown State).
For the Dock Spiders they end their 6-game road stretch going 2-4 and will be back at home vs. Lakeshore at 6:35 for the first All You Can Eat Monday.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.comor download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Dock Spiders as your favorite team.