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Stingers silence Honkers to snap 3-game skid


ROCHESTER — T.J. Whidby pitched seven strong innings and the Willmar Stingers snapped a three-game losing streak, beating the Rochester Honkers 5-1 on Monday.

The Stingers are now 3-3 in the Northwoods League North Division. They play 7:05 p.m. today at Rochester.

Whidby, who earned a four-inning save in his Stingers’ debut on Thursday, held the Honkers to one run on five hits over 7.1 innings and struck out four.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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