Booyah hand Dock Spiders loss at home
ASHWAUBENON –The Green Bay Booyah defeated the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders on Monday night at Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon, 4-2.
The Booyah scored one in the first inning after DaysonCroes’ (Quincy) RBI groundout to first base scored Brendan Ryan (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi).
The Booyah added another in the third when Dalton Pearson’s (Georgia State) RBI single down the left-field line scored Ryan.
In the fourth, with two away, Nathan Blasick (West Virginia) worked a walk, which was followed by an Elias Flowers (Jacksonville) walk.
Nadir Lewis (Princeton) then hit a double to left field that scored Blasick to give Green Bay a 3-0 lead.
The Dock Spiders stayed in the game by scoring one in the sixth and another in the eighth on a sacrifice fly to make it 3-2.
The Booyah picked up an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth when Blasick hit a double, narrowly missing a home run, high off the video board in right field.
He came in when Flowers hit a single up the middle that was knocked down by the second baseman, but the ball trickled away.
Blasick took advantage of that and scored from second.
Mykel Page (Southern) pitched 5.1 shutout innings and allowed six hits while walking one and striking out two.
Mason Coon (Illinois-Springfield) picked up the save, his first of the season.
With the win, the Booyah have won back-to-back games to improve to 5-2 and handed the Dock Spiders their first loss of the second half.
The teams will meet again Tuesday, July 13, at Herr-Baker Field for a 6:35 p.m. first pitch.
The Booyah will return to Capital Credit Union Park Thursday, July 15, for a game against the Madison Mallards.
The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
Fans in attendance will receive a Booyah player bobblehead, presented by Auto Select.