NWL: Lakeshore, Eau Claire well-positioned for playoffs

Lakeshore plays in a key doubleheader today as they try to hold on to the South Division Wild Card lead.

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NWL Northwoods League recap

Games on August 9:

Rockford 13, Kenosha 3

The Rockford Rivets scored early and late as they defeated the Kenosha Kingfish 13-3. Kenosha is 2.5 games back with four games to play behind Lakeshore in the South Division Wild Card.

Tonight: at Fond du Lac

13-20 Second Half (9.5 GB), 35-33 Overall, 2.5 GB South Division Wild Card

Lakeshore 18, Wisconsin 9

The Lakeshore Chinooks poured it on the Wisconsin Woodchucks all night and won the game 18-9. Lakeshore extends its winning streak to three games and holds a 2.5 game lead in the South Division Wild Card race.

Tonight: Doubleheader vs Battle Creek

19-13 Second Half (3 GB), 37-30 Overall, 2.5 GA South Division Wild Card

Green Bay 6, Madison 1

The Green Bay Bullfrogs used a five-run third inning to go onto defeat the Madison Mallards 6-1. With four games to play, the Mallards trail the Lakeshore Chinooks by 2.5 games for the South Division Wild Card.

Tonight: at Wisconsin

16-15 Second Half (6.5 GB), 35-33 Overall, 2.5 GB South Division Wild Card

Eau Calire 8, Bismarck 3

The Eau Claire Express went off in the seventh and defeated the Bismarck Larks 8-3. Eau Claire has won 15 of 16 games.

Tonight: at St. Cloud

22-10 Second Half (1st in North Division - 1 GA), 37-31 Overall (1 GA Wild Card)

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See the season-long Northwoods League schedule here

Schedule for August 10:

Battle Creek @ Lakeshore (3:30 PM) (Game 1)

Kalamazoo @ Green Bay (5:05 PM) (Game 1)

Rochester @ Duluth (6:35 PM)

Kenosha @ Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)

Madison @ Wisconsin (6:35 PM)

Battle Creek @ Lakeshore (6:35 PM) (Game 2)

Wisconsin Rapids @ Rockford (6:35 PM)

La Crosse @ Waterloo (6:35 PM)

Kalamazoo @ Green Bay (7:05 PM) (Game 2)

Mankato @ Bismarck (7:05 PM)

Eau Claire @ St. Cloud (7:05 PM)

Willmar @ Thunder Bay (7:05 PM)

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