October 22, 2014

Mallards capture World Series opener

The Madison Mallards overcame an early 4-1 deficit Thursday night to knock off the

Alex Bacon

Alex Bacon

Duluth Huskies 10-7, capturing game 1 of the Summer Collegiate World Series.

The Mallards scored six runs in the fifth inning, capped off by an Alex Bacon 3-run homer to left center.  It was Bacon’s second-consecutive night with a three-run home run to give the Mallards the lead.

The Mallards also got a 4 for 5 performance from John LaPrise.

The Mallards head to Duluth for game 2 of the World Series tonight.  They’re looking to wrap up their first Northwoods League Title since 2004.