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Dock Spiders Hold Off Kokomo

KOKOMO, IN— The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (14-13) traveled to face the Kokomo Jackrabbits for a two game set. It was a cross division match up as the Dock Spiders won 6-4. 

 

The offense came out hot with the bats. Sam Novitske (Oregon) led the game off with a double and would come around to score later in the inning. 

 

The 1-0 lead wouldn’t last that long as the Jackrabbits came back with a run of their own. 

 

The Dock Spiders would add two more runs in the third. Aaron Anderson (Flagler) drove in a run to take the lead 2-1.

 

Zeb Adreon (Iowa) delivered another run to take the lead 3-1. Then another three runs came across in the next inning. 

 

A wild pitch would score another run. And it was Tim Elko (Mississippi) who would deliver a two run single to make it 6-1. 

 

The Dock Spiders pitching staff would walk a combined nine batters. Which would allow the Jackrabbits to get back into the game 6-4. 

 

Max Cioffi (Mississippi) came in the ninth to close it out and get the save. 

 

Fond du Lac takes on Kokomo at 6:05 PM CST. 

 

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 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 (MIA).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.com or 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.