THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The Thunder Bay Border Cats showed the kind of composure needed to win on Saturday night. The Cas took on the Duluth Huskies in the first of a pair of games to close out the four-game homestand at Port Arthur Stadium.
It took ten innings but the Border Cats topped the Huskies by a score of 3-2.
The trip to the win was not easy. Once again it was a pitching duel with the first two innings going three up, three down a side.
In the third, Noah Reed led off with a single. Reed then advanced to second on a steal. Reed made it to third on a wild pitch.
Ryne Edmonson drove him home to score giving the Cats a one run lead.
It took until the fifth inning for the Huskies to respond and tie up the game.
The Huskies then took the lead in the seventh inning, but it didn’t take long for the Border Cats to respond and tie the game at a pair in the eighth inning.
The game remained tied at two and headed to extra innings.
The crowd of just over 800 stuck with the team cheering then on.
Game winner #9 Ryne Edmondson hit a stand-up double to drive home Anthony Galati for the winning run.
The Border Cats finish the series with the Duluth Huskies on Sunday with an afternoon game. The first pitch will be at 1:30 pm.
The Border Cats enjoy their fans, especially the younger fans.