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NWL: Lydon, Stingers shut down Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, Ontario -- Will Lydon pitched eight shutout innings, and Ky Parrott and Storm Wilson homered as the Willmar Stingers blanked the Thunder Bay Border Cats 7-0 on Tuesday at Port Arthur Stadium.

THUNDER BAY, Ontario - Will Lydon pitched eight shutout innings, and Ky Parrott and Storm Wilson homered as the Willmar Stingers blanked the Thunder Bay Border Cats 7-0 on Tuesday at Port Arthur Stadium.
Lydon set down the first 11 batters he faced before Carter McEachern singled with two outs in the fourth.
The Stingers’ righthander had 1-2-3 innings in six of his eight innings, striking out four and walking two.
He lowered his ERA to a miniscule 0.32 and is 4-0 in four starts with 19 strikeouts on the season.
He had plenty of offensive support, with Wilson blasting a two-run homer, his second of the season, in the first inning to put Willmar up 2-0.
Wilson also tripled and had four RBIs and two runs scored.
Willmar collected 13 hits, getting at least one from every player except No. 2 hitter Sean Beesley.
Parrott homered in the fifth, a two-run shot and his first of the year.
The Stingers improved to 12-8 and are tied for second place in the Northwoods League North Division. They next play 6:05 p.m. today at Thunder Bay.

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