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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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Warm air is in place over northeast Missouri and northeast Kansas on Thursday. Temperatures made it into the lower 50's on Thursday with light winds across the mid west. A pool of cold air is up to the north of the area and will head our way. The cold front will work its way through the region Thursday night with cooler weather behind it for the end of the week.
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