Western Falls To Rival Northwest Wednesday

Western captured a 7-4 lead late but were unable to hold off rivals Northwest in a 8-7 defeat.

Posted: Apr 25, 2018 7:05 PM

MARYVILLE, Mo. –Western captured a 7-4 lead late but were unable to hold off rivals Northwest in a 8-7 defeat, Wednesday.

Western exploded to score five in the fourth inning to gain the 7-4 lead. Northwest scored two runs in the sixth and added two more in the seventh to win and sweep the season series.

Casey Danley led off the ninth with a double and reached third thanks to a Brooks Day sacrifice bunt. Dusty Stroup and Levi Schreiner both struck out to end the game.

Western finishes up an eight-game road trip at Fort Hays State. The series begins Friday with first pitch of game one at 7 p.m. in Hays, Kansas.

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