Thunder Bay Border Cats Fall Short Against Rochester Honkers

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Thunder Bay Border Cats vs. Rochester Honkers

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – In an exciting Friday night matchup at Port Arthur Stadium, the Thunder Bay Border Cats faced off against the Rochester Honkers. Let’s dive into the game highlights:

Honkers Take Advantage of Walks and Score Big

The Rochester Honkers capitalized on walks and made a significant impact in the third inning, scoring four runs. The highlight of the inning came from Mattie Thomas, a player from the University of San Francisco, who cleared the bases with a powerful double. The score quickly reached 5-0 in favor of the Honkers.

Daylan Pena Provides a Spark with a Two-Run Homer

In the sixth inning, Cat’s Daylan Pena, hailing from Texas State University, electrified the crowd with a two-run homer. It was Pena’s first home run of the season, bringing the fans to their feet. However, despite the momentum, the Border Cats couldn’t narrow the gap.

Kyle Gearding’s Tough Outing, Will Droll Shines in Relief

Kyle Gearding, representing Case Western Reserve University, endured his first loss as he allowed four runs on four hits and three walks over 2 1/3 innings. On the other hand, Thunder Bay native Will Droll from the University of Pittsburgh delivered an exceptional performance out of the bullpen. Droll pitched two scoreless innings, striking out five Rochester batters.

Next Game Preview and Starting Pitcher

The Border Cats and Honkers will continue their four-game series on Saturday at 6:35pm. Thunder Bay’s scheduled starting pitcher is Evans Hendricks from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Keep an eye on Hendricks, a left-hander who has made four starts this season and currently holds a 0-0 record with a 4.60 ERA.

So, Thunder Bay fans, despite a valiant effort by the Border Cats, they fell short against the Rochester Honkers. Stay tuned for the next game in the series, as Evans Hendricks takes the mound for Thunder Bay. Let’s cheer on our team and hope for an exciting and competitive matchup!

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