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Big bats carry Huskies past Waterloo

Michael Suiter hit two home runs and drove in six runs to lead Duluth's offensive attack in a 16-3 Northwoods League victory over host Waterloo, Iowa, on Sunday afternoon.

Michael Suiter hit two home runs and drove in six runs to lead Duluth's offensive attack in a 16-3 Northwoods League victory over host Waterloo, Iowa, on Sunday afternoon.

The Huskies amassed 20 hits and scored in all but two innings, while pitchers Joey Novak and A.J. McElderry held the Bucks to five hits.

It could have been a lot worse for Waterloo -- Duluth stranded 13 runners.

Suiter went 3-for-4 with six RBIs and scored two runs to raise his batting average to a sizzling .488.

Novak improved to 3-0 by pitching 5.2 innings, scattering four hits, giving up one earned run, striking out four and walking three.

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The Huskies return to Wade Stadium today to start a three-game series with Willmar, Minn.

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