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Published On: July 27th, 2023

The Rochester Honkers (28-27, 10-11) won game one and lost game two of their doubleheader vs the Waterloo Bucks (29-26, 15-6) on Thursday night at Mayo Field.

Rochester dominated game one, cruising to a 16-5 victory. The offense scored nine runs in the fourth inning, with Nico Regino (Cal State Fullerton) having his first four-hit game of the summer and Ben North (Creighton) recording 3 RBIs. Daniel Willie (4-1) (Montreat) got the win after going five strong innings. 

The Flock dropped game two by a score of 6-4. A five run fourth inning from Waterloo doomed the Honkers, who could not score after a two-run home run from Paul Schoenfeld (Colorado Mesa) in the fifth inning. Cole Mahlum (2-3) got the loss as he allowed six runs in 3.1 innings.

Rochester starts a four game in North Dakota tomorrow with a matchup vs the Bismarck Larks. Scheduled first pitch time is 7:05 p.m.

The Rochester Honkers began their 30th season of play on May 29th. Keep up with the team on social media by following them on Twitter (@RochHonkers) and Instagram (@honkersbaseball) and like the Honkers on Facebook at Rochester Honkers Baseball Club. Interact on social by using the hashtag #FunForTheWholeFlock!

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