Thunderbirds soar 15-1

Posted by Thunderbirds on Sep 06 2019 at 01:38PM PDT in 2019 NTABL 35+ Veterans League

The Thunderbirds kicked off the playoffs in grand fashion drubbing the Knights 15-1 Thursday night. It was an offensive onslaught as 6 birds had multiple hits. Brian Synatzske, John Menth and Mac Hansen each had 3 hits while Brad Bode, Rob Carroll and Jody Nicewonger each had 2. Other birds collecting hits on the night include Brent Smerczynski, Ron Short, Bo Vaculik, Jeff Whanger and Brad Petty

Bodie Wilson was stellar on the mound going the distance to stay undefeated on the year. Wilson was in complete control by facing the minimum in 3 of the 6 innings and only 4 batters in 2 others while notching 6 strikeouts.

The birds return to action this Thursday against Modoc in the 2nd round at 9pm.


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