Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Border Cats started their series against Duluth with a 8-0 win against the Duluth Huskies with all runs being scored in the top of the ninth inning.

Border Cats starting pitcher Shannon Broussard (Cedar Valley) went a full nine innings allowing no hits and only walking three.

Shane Shepard (North Carolina) started the ninth inning off with a double to deep left center with Anthony Brocato (St. John’s) brining him home on a slash. Brocato put up a total of one run on three hits and two RBI for the night.

The Border Cats close out their road trip against the Duluth Huskies Sunday at 3:05 CST / 4:05pm EST.


The Thunder Bay Border Cats are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Border Cats as your favourite team.