July 15, 2018
Wausau— The Woodchucks came into this afternoons game in Madison looking for the sweep against the Madison Mallards and coming off a huge 21-12 win. The game was back and fourth throughout but the Mallards took the lead in the middle innings and held on for the 5-3 win.
The Mallards struck first with a run in the bottom of the 1stinning but the Chucks struck right back in the top of the 2ndinning with two runs coming home from wild pitches to make it 2-1 after two
After the Mallards got another run back in the bottom of the 3rd, the Chucks also got a run in the top of the 4thinning with a RBI groundout from Brandt Broussard to make it 2-2 heading to the bottom of the 4th
The Mallards got a run in the bottom of the 4thand 5thto make it 4-2 after five innings.
Chucks starter Greg Dunham did a nice job keeping the team in the game going five innings allowing four runs.
The Chucks threatened in the late going but could not mount the comeback and dropped a tough one 5-3.
Chucks second basemen Brandt Broussard had a nice day at the plate with two hits and also had an RBI groundout and reached base three times.
Chucks right fielder Zach DeLoach contributed two hits and came around to score.