Honkers sweep Trail in four game series

The Northwest Honkers traveled to Trail, B.C. this past weekend for a four games series against league opponents, Trail Orioles. The Honkers bats kept alive sweeping the Orioles.

In game one the Honkers put up two runs quick but remained scoreless until the eighth and ninth putting up two and four runs respectively to take the game 8-2. Honkers Bobby Wassmann pitched six innings giving up four hits with Spencer Trautmann in relief and Jeff Wyner to close for the win. Honkers second baseman Jordan Padilla and center fielder Jacob Zanon had a double in the game. Designated hitter Andrew Cherin was 4-5 on the day with a double and home run driving in three in the game.

In game two the Honkers went down 4-0 in the early in the game but came alive in the sixth scoring four and finishing the game with two in the seventh. Center fielder Zanon and right fielder Garrett Ferreira each had a double in the game. Honkers third baseman Danny Torlai had a two run home run driving in three in the game. Second baseman Padilla hit well in game two going 3-4.

On game one of day two the Honkers bats continued scoring every inning but the second of the seven inning game. Honkers Bryan Duncan pitched 3.2 innings for the win with Mitch Eatmon and Anthony Kast in relief and Spencer Trautmann in to close for the save. Catcher Ryan Pladson went 2-3 in the game with two RBI’s. Honkers designated hitter Padilla and right fielder Cherin each had a double in the game.

In the last game of the four game series the Honkers chipped away at the scoreboard once again going up 5-2 early in the game and holding off the Orioles in the eight and ninth to take the game 7-4. Honkers Dirk Dembroski pitched 4.1 innings with Mitch Eatmon in relief for the win followed by Justin Ansdell and Spencer Trautmann and closing the game for the save Danny Torlai. Short Stop Will Hall, center fielder Zanon, third baseman Torlai and left fielder Jonathan Castillo each had a double in the game for the Honkers.

On the weekend the Honkers had 52 hits! HONK HONK!!

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