OVERVIEW – MADONNA
SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 14, Madonna Crusaders 6
RECORDS: Northwood 27-14/Madonna 28-16
LOCATION: Comerica Park – Detroit, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood drops 6-5 contest at Comerica Park in a non-conference contest Tuesday night (April 23).
- The game was scoreless into the fourth inning when Northwood got on the board thanks to a double steal. Travis Janes took second base, while Kyle Ziegler came home on the throw to make the score 1-0.
- Madonna plated one in the fourth and one in the fifth to go up 2-1.
- Northwood's best offensive inning of the game came in the sixth, which started with a run scoring on a wild pitch.
- Trevor Polewka followed with an RBI single to give Northwood back the lead 3-2.
- Janes then extended the lead with a two-run single to center to make the score 5-2 in the sixth.
- That proved to be the last time the Timberwolves would score in the game, as the Crusaders scored two in the seventh and one in the eighth to tie the game.
- Madonna then paired together a pair of two-out hits in the 10th to earn the win.
- Runs/Hits/Errors – Northwood: 5/11/1, Madonna: 6/16/3
- Runners Left on Base – Northwood: 11, Madonna: 14
- Winning Pitcher – John Beuckeleare (4-1): 2IP, 2 H, 3 K
- Losing Pitcher – Nick Wyatt (0-2): 2/3 IP, 2 H, R
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Northwood will host GLIAC-leading Ashland in a key series starting Friday (April 26). First pitch is set for 3 p.m.