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Kingfish Top Dock Spiders 10-5

KENOSHA, WI- A rough second inning from the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (33-23) would prove to be the difference in a 10-5 loss to the Kenosha Kingfish (27-29). Kenosha now has a 1.5 game lead over the Dock Spiders in the second half standings.

After a scoreless first frame the Kingfish would pick up nine runs off of eight hits.

Zac Taylor (Illinois) would have his best outing as a Dock Spider getting his first home run in a Fondy uniform which was a two run shot that came in the 3rd.

Fond du Lac made a late push in the 5th after Duncan Hewitt (Butler) led things off with his team his team leading 3rd home run of the season. Kenosha still had a 9-3 lead over the Spiders until Zac Taylor (Illinois) would come through with his second hit of the ball game.

A hard hit ball into left center field for Taylor would send home Alex Erro (Northwestern) who had singled earlier in the inning. Taylor would make it all the way to third making it his first triple as a Dock Spider. Fondy would pick up one more run in the inning but it would not be enough to comeback.

Fond du Lac will square up against the Kenosha Kingfish for one more time this season tomorrow at 4:05 at Simmons Field.

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.