Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Border Cats were swept by the Waterloo Bucks in a two game series that started Monday night.

In game one Thunder Bay fell to Waterloo 7-6 with Cameron Churchill (Nova Southeastern) taking the loss. After five innings Churchill allowed six runs on nine hits while striking out three. Austin Ledin (Bethel University) picked up his first two runs as a Border Cat.

Game two the Border Cats found themselves on the losing side of a 17-10 game. Starting pitcher Joey Burris (Southeast Missouri) was the one to take the loss for the Cats going the first two innings allowing 14 runs on 15 hits. Austin Ledin added three more runs on three hits while Jordan Gillerman (St. John’s) notched two runs on two hits and one RBI and Bobby Honeyman (Stony Brook) helped the Cats with two runs on four hits and two RBI.

The Border Cats start a two game series against the Eau Claire Express Thursday at 6:35pm CST / 7:35pm EST in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.


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.