Madison wins ninth game in a row to tie franchise record

Madison held off a late rally from Kenosha to win their ninth game in a row, tying a franchise record, and stayed two games on top of the South Division of the Northwoods League on Monday night.

Madison 5, Kenosha 3

The Madison Mallards (11-3) tied their longest winning streak in franchise history, hanging on in the ninth inning, to defeat the Kingfish 5-3 Monday night at Simmons Field. The victory gave the Mallards their ninth win in a row and fourth straight series sweep. Starting pitcher Dalton Wiggins (Marietta) spun six scoreless innings to earn the victory, and has not allowed an earned run in 19 innings this year. 

Waterloo 8, Eau Claire 5

The Eau Claire Express (4-10) lost the second game of the two game set to the Waterloo Bucks (5-8) by a score of 8-5.

Fond du Lac 6, Lakeshore 3

A five-run third inning dug the Lakeshore Chinooks into an early hole and they were never able to overcome the deficit in a 6-3 loss Monday against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders.

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Here's a preview of upcoming games around the Northwoods League:

Madison (11-3) at Lakeshore (7-7) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 1st in South Division (2 GA)

The Mallards will be on the road again on Tuesday night for the first of two games in an away and home series against the Lakeshore Chinooks. Madison returns home to Warner Park for game two against the Chinooks Wednesday night at 7:05 pm.

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Madison (11-3) at Lakeshore (7-7) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 4 GB in South Division

The Chinooks return home Tuesday to begin a two-game series against the Northwoods League South Division leading Madison Mallards. The Mallards enter Tuesday’s contest having won nine consecutive games. First pitch at Kapco Park is at 6:35 p.m. Kevin Tibor takes the hill for Lakeshore on five days rest. In his most recent start, he took a perfect game into the seventh inning and a no-hitter into the eighth against the Green Bay Bullfrogs on June 6.

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Wisconsin Rapids (9-5) at Kenosha (5-8) - 6:35 p.m.

Standings: 5.5 GB in South Division

The Kingfish will be back, June 12th, when they take on the Wisconsin Rapid Rafters at Simmons Field. First pitch set for 6:35.  

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Eau Claire (4-10) at Willmar (7-7) - 7:05 p.m.

Standings: 5 GB in North Division

The Eau Claire Express will continue on their road trip with two games in Willmar.

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Video: Northwoods League (Video posts each morning here)

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