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Published On: August 3rd, 2020

August 2nd, 2020

Contact: Mitch Montani, Radio & Broadcasting Intern

Chucks crush Loggers, snap five-game skid

LA CROSSE, WI – The Woodchucks snapped a five-game losing streak on Sunday night, downing the La Crosse Loggers 7-1. Brett Wicklund was stellar in the game, collecting the victory.

Pablo Ruiz and Kyle Hess each collected RBI singles in the third inning, which gave the Chucks a 2-0 lead. Nick Romano hit his first home of the season in the fifth inning, a two-run shot which doubled the lead. A  Romano RBI single in the seventh inning, coupled by a two-run triple by Ruiz in the eighth, helped to seal it for Wisconsin.

Brett Wicklund was phenomenal in his start. He tossed six innings of one-run, five-hit ball. Hunter Rosenbaum and Bobby Vath followed the outing with three shutout innings.

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Brett Wicklund tossed six innings of one-run ball. With five strikeouts, he got the win to improve to 3-0.

Nick Romano was 2-5, hitting his first home run of 2020.

Next Up

The Chucks will be back at home on Tuesday night, taking on Fond du Lac. First pitch is set for 6:35. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit


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