MADISON, WI- The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (32-20) saw their five game win streak snapped falling to the Madison Mallards (37-16) 2-1.
Jon Mierzwa (Catholic) got the start on the mound and it made it 5 1/3 allowing just three hits and one run.
Cole Zabowski (Ole Miss) would give the Spiders a 1-0 lead in the 4th inning with his third home run of the season. Madison would answer with a run of their own to follow in the bottom of the 4th.
With the score tied at one a piece in the 8th the Mallards would capitalize on an RBI single that would prove to be the difference.
Fond du Lac will host Madison tomorrow at 1:05 before the NWL All Star Break.
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.