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Suchy, Flores star in NWL North All-Star win

Shane Opatz/Eau Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram Willmar’s Michael Suchy, right, and Marc Flores, center, sign autographs during pre-game festivities at the Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday at Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wis. The North won 7-5.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Willmar’s Michael Suchy doubled and drove in two runs, and Marc Flores homered as the Northwoods League North All-Stars beat the South 7-5 on Tuesday at Carson Park.

Thunder Bay’s Zach Thiac pitched a scoreless inning of relief to earn the win for the North.

The Stingers’ third All-Star, pitcher Colin Poche, didn’t appear in the game.

Flores socked a two-run homer in the second after a walk to St. Cloud’s Adam Martin.

Suchy doubled in the fourth to score Duluth’s Keith Curcio to give the North a 5-4 lead. Suchy also drew a bases-loaded walk in the second to force in a run.