Honkers Win, Webberly Homers Twice
Rochester, MN (Rochesterhonkers.com) — The Rochester Honkers continued their push for the NWL playoffs Thursday night, topping the Eau Claire Express 10-4 in Rochester.Rochester second basemen Ryan Webberley (Cal Poly Pomona) was impressive at the plate, going 3-5 with four RBIs and two home runs.
Webberley hit a three-run home-run in the third to put the Honkers in the lead and Matt Fiedler (Minnesota) followed that with a solo home run of his own.
Webberley's second homer was a solo blast leading off the fourth.
Jordan Gross (Tulane) earned the win for the Honkers
The win helped further solidify the Honkers grip on fourth place, and the final playoff spot, in the overall North Division standings, as they sit at 35-28 for the season, five games ahead of the fifth place Mankato MoonDogs.
The Honkers next home game will be Saturday, August 1st, against the Duluth Huskies at 7:05 p.m. It will be Princess/Prince Night, sponsored by Nova Academy for Cosmetology. Come dressed as a prince or princess to get free general admission.