Mallards Split Series with the Jackrabbits at Home
Mallards drop the final game of their homestand 5-3 behind despite 11 hits
Madison, WI – The Mallards dropped the finale of their weekend series with Kokomo at home Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Ducks move to 2-2 in their last 4 games and 2 games under .500.
Mallards starter Michael Finan (L, 1-2) allowed 3 earned runs on 6 hits with 5 strikeouts across 5 innings of work. Kokomo put two across the plate in the third and fifth innings. Declan Elias and Thomas Ellisen combined for 4 innings and only one run across the final four innings. Jackrabbits infielder Alejandro Holguin led the way going 3-5 with 2 RBI’s.
Madison’s offense left 11 runners on base behind 11 hits. J.J. Rollon and Josh Caron each went 3-4 with a double and a run scored. Payton Smith stayed hot at the plate with 2 RBI’s and a double.
The Mallards have now completed their four game homestand, splitting each of their two game series. The Ducks will head to Rockford tomorrow for a matchup with the Riveters. Coverage can be found on the Northwoods League website under the ‘Live Action’ tab at 6:35 PM.
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