‘Chucks trounce Lakeshore to split series
Meyer throws CG, Mangrum homers twice
Wausau, WI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (29-34, 16-12 Second Half) topped the Lakeshore Chinooks 29-35, 14-14 Second Half), 10-1, Friday at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Reggie Meyer (Minnesota) threw the first nine-inning complete game of the season for the 'Chucks, allowing just one run on five hits while striking out four to collect the victory.
Stevie Mangrum (Virginia Tech) launched two home runs, his third and fourth in the last five games, and chipped in five RBI on a 4-for-5 night. He also scored three runs.
Steele Walker (Oklahoma), Jared Oliva (Arizona) and George Janca (Texas A&M) all added two hits apiece. Walker and Janca drove in a run each; Oliva scored two runs.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks 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, visitwww.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.