Baseball: Huskies rally to top Larks in Northwoods League action at Wade Stadium

Fukofuka comes up big in bottom of the ninth inning.

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Kimo Fukofuka’s RBI single lifted the Duluth Huskies to a 5-4 victory over the Bismarck Larks Saturday night in Northwoods League baseball at Wade Stadium.

Kimo Fukofuka’s infield single with the bases loaded scored Ambren Voitik as the Duluth Huskies rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Bismarck Larks Saturday night in Northwoods League baseball before 551 at Wade Stadium.

After Bismarck pushed across a run in the top of the ninth, Duluth scored two runs on four hits in the bottom half of the inning. Zac White scored on a passed ball to knot things up 4-4, setting up Fukofuka’s heroics with one out in the bottom of the ninth.

Mike Boeve, Blayne Robinson and Charlie Ree had two hits apiece to lead the Huskies (9-18), who came in having lost four of their past five. Eli Sundquist earned the pitching win, striking out six in three strong innings in relief of Duluth native Ben Pedersen.

Ben Teel and Calen Schwabe had two hits apiece and Jaxon Rosencranz hit a solo home run to lead the Larks (16-11).

The same teams rematch at 1:05 p.m. Sunday at Wade Stadium, with Will McEntire (1-0, 2.14 ERA) the probable starter for the Huskies.

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