Huskies Defeat the Waterloo Bucks 5-3
The Huskies are clicking at the right time, defeating the former division leader in Waterloo 5-3 Friday night. They now move to (10-7) on the season. The Huskies are one game back behind the Willmar Stingers for a share of the division lead.
Clay Chapman (0-2) got the start for the Huskies. He allowed three runs on four hits, however he didn’t allow an earned run, meaning errors attributed to the runs he gave up.
The offense came alive when the Huskies strung some base hits together in the top of the 7th inning. They ended the inning scoring two runs to tie the game at 3-3.
They came back strong again in the top of 8th when OF Keith Curcio singled home fellow outfielder Brad Wilson to take the lead 4-3. Later on in the top of the 9th, 3B Trey Vavra homered to give the Huskies some insurance runs, but they didn’t need it. The final score ended 5-3 in the Huskies favor.
Reliever John Meyer (2-0) got the win in relief after pitching 1 2/3 innings of shutout baseball. Chris Cervantes came in the 9th and got his second save of the season.
Winning Pitcher: John Meyer (2-0)
Losing Pitcher: J.D. Moore (1-1)
Save: Chris Cervantes (2)
Next Game: @Waterloo 7:05 PM CT
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