ROCHESTER, Minn. — The La Crosse Loggers used a 12-hit attack, including two home runs from Harrison Freed and one from Brandon Raquet, to beat the Rochester Honkers 10-5 Tuesday night before 491 fans at Mayo Field.
It was the fourth win in the last five games for La Crosse (9-5), which trails Bismarck and Duluth by a half-game in the Northwoods League’s North Division.
Zion Pettigrew, a freshman second baseman from the University of Iowa, went 3-for-4 with three RBI for the Loggers, who rallied from a three-run deficit with five runs in the fifth, pushing their lead to 7-5.
Freed, a sophomore outfielder from Butler, went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI, while Raquet, a sophomore outfielder from William & Mary, was 2-for-3.
Grant Judkins, who earned the win, allowed five earned runs off hits in five innings. Four relievers — Stephen Knapp, Cam Baumann, Brian Schrimmer and Colton Larkins — held the Honkers scoreless over the final four innings.