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Woodchucks Stomp Mallards With Stellar Offense  

Woodchucks Stomp Mallards With Stellar Offense  

The Wausau Woodchucks (11-13) took on the Madison Mallards (11-13) with their first game back at Athletic Park after a four day road trip. The Chucks put a commanding thirteen runs on the board to take the victory, 13-2.

 

The Chucks got off to a blazing hot start with a double by Brent Widder (Evansville) to lead off the 1st inning, followed by a single by Hunter Dorraugh (San Jose State), putting runners at the corners. Kevin Kilpatrick (Houston) smashed a single to centerfield, scoring Widder from third. Brock Watkins (BYU) hit a sacrificial fly to score Dorraugh, followed by an electric double by Zach Levenson (Miami) to help Kilpatrick cross the plate. The Woodchucks go up 3-0.

 

Camden Janik (Illinois) started off the bottom of the 2nd inning with a hit by pitch, followed by Widder getting on in similar fashion. Dorraugh drove a single to to right field, plating Janik for another run. Mark Shallenberger (Evansville) followed suit, driving in Widder to put the Chucks up 5-0 at the end of the 2nd. 

 

The Chucks score three more runs in the bottom of the 3rd after loading the bases on walks. The Mallards try to get something going in the 4th inning, and score one run, but Levenson quickly extinguished their flicker of hope by smacking a home run to left field that drives in himself and Watkins, putting the Chucks up 10-1. 

 

Madison tried to rally again in the 5th inning, scoring one more run. However, the Woodchucks answered in full force by adding three more runs to bring the score to 13-2. The Chucks remained strong on both offense and defense for the remainder of the game, keeping a chokehold on the Mallards to end with a final score of 13-2.

 

Up Next

The Woodchucks return to Athletic Park on Friday, June 24 to take on the Green Bay Rockers, with post-game fireworks to follow, brought to you by Fleet Farm! Tickets can be purchased online at https://wausau-woodchucks.nwltickets.com/ or by calling 715.845.5055.

 

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