BRAINERD–Jordan Smith and Sean Dwyer got the Stingers offense off to a huge start on Saturday night in Brainerd, striking for a two-run single and two-run homer in back-to-back at bats in the top of the first innings during Willmar’s 11-4 win over the Lunkers at Stewart C. Mills Field. With the victory the Stingers improve to 7-6 in the second half of the 2010 North Division schedule.
Charley Olson was dynamite on the mound for Willmar in his ninth start of the year, earning his fourth win of the season after an impressive six and two thirds innings outing in which he struck out seven Lunkers and at one point got strike one on fourteen consecutive Brainerd hitters. Daniel Zapata was also lights out in relief, striking out three of the four Lunkers he faced.
Next up for the Stingers, it’s a 1:05 pm finale of a two-game series with the Lunkers on Sunday in Brainerd. For tickets to any of the remaining 2010 home games, please call 320-222-2010 or visit willmarstingers.com for more information. Please remember to check out wctrib.com for all your Stingers coverage. The 2010 seaosn is presented by Charter.