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Loggers open 2nd half with loss to Thunder Bay

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La Crosse, WI (WXOW) -

Andrew Fregia and Mike Papierski homered and the Thunder Bay Border Cats beat the La Crosse Loggers 5-2 to open the second half of the Northwoods League season.

La Crosse (0-1, 17-20 overall) had won its first four games this season against Thunder Bay (1-0, 7-28) coming into Wednesday's contest.

Griffin Conine's RBI single gave the Loggers a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Thunder Bay scored the next three runs to take a 3-1 lead after five innings.

La Crosse closed to within 3-2 in the sixth inning on a Kyle Plantier groundout, but Tom Mullin held the Loggers scoreless in the final three innings.

The series continues Thursday night at Copeland Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

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