Honkers go 3 for 4 in Trail

The Northwest Honkers headed up to Trail, B.C. this past weekend for a four game series against the Trail Orioles winning three of the four games. In game one Honkers defeated the Orioles 5-4 with Bobby Wassmann pitching 6.2 innings for the win and Jason Salers in to close for .1 innings for the save. Honkers catcher Jesse Bechtold hit a double in the game with left fielder Andrew Cherin driving in three and short stop Erik Peterson and center fielder Dalton Gervais each driving in one for the Honkers.

In game two the Honkers took another from the Orioles winning 9-7. Honkers Jason Salers pitched all nine innings for the win. Honkers bats came alive in game two with 13 hits in the game. Designated hitter Tanner Braun had a three run home run for the Honkers driving in a total of four in the game with right fielder Keenan Forch with two doubles in the game and catcher Ryan Pladson with one double and driving in two. First baseman Clayton Truex, second baseman Martin Lawrence and short stop Erik Peterson each drove in one for the Honkers.

In game three Honkers dropped one to the Orioles 7-5. Honkers Jeff Wyner pitched 4.1 innings for the loss with Spencer Trautmann in relief and Martin Lawrence in to close the game. Left fielder Andrew Cherin went 3 for 4 on the day with a solo home run and driving in one RBI in the game. First baseman Clayton Truex had a double in the game for the Honkers. Catcher Ryan Pladson drove in two for the Honkers with a single.

In game four the Honkers bats came alive defeating the Orioles 16-1. Honkers Tanner Braun pitched 5.1 innings for the win with Trautmann and Jesse Bechtold in for relief. Designated hitter Keenan Forch, short stop Erik Peterson, Center Fielder Dalton Gervais, and third baseman Brandon Dormaier each had a double in the game for the Honkers with Peterson driving in two.

Honkers finish out the season this coming weekend at the Skagit Valley Tournament with two games on Saturday starting at 9:30AM at Dream Field in Mt. Vernon and playoffs TBD on Sunday. HONK HONK!!

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