Loggers win game 2 of the series against Duluth
Loggers win game 2 of the series against Duluth

    Lumberjacks of La Crosse

July 10, 2024 – Northwoods League (Northwoods)
Press release from La Crosse Loggers

LA CROSSE, WI – The La Crosse Loggers secured an impressive 8-1 victory over the Duluth Huskies in front of 1,690 fans at Copeland Park.

La Crosse’s starting pitcher Ryan Troye (California, Santa Barbara) delivered a solid performance. He pitched 5.2 innings, allowed just 1 run on 4 hits and struck out 7 batters.

In contrast, Duluth starter Ethan Cole (Minnesota-Duluth) struggled, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits in 3 innings.

The Loggers opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning with an RBI groundout by Luke Davis (Long Beach City).

They extended their lead in the second inning, scoring five runs. Zach Wadas (TCU) crossed the plate on an error by the Huskies’ second baseman, followed by an RBI single by Sebastian David (Stanford), an RBI double by Elijah Ickes (Hawaii) and a 2-RBI double by Luke Anderson (BYU), making the score 6-0 for La Crosse.

The Huskies managed to score in the sixth inning with an RBI double by Joe Vos (St. Thomas) and shorten the gap to 6-1.

However, the Loggers responded in the sixth inning with two more runs thanks to a fielder’s choice by Matt Miura (Hawaii) and a sacrifice fly by Kanon Sundgren (Weatherford), making the final score 8-1.

With this win, the La Crosse Loggers improve their record to 24-17, while the Duluth Huskies drop to 20-22. The Loggers travel to Rochester for a day/night doubleheader, with the first game scheduled to begin at 12:05 p.m.

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By Liam