Huskies drop league championship to Kalamazoo Growlers for program’s 4th runner-up finish

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Thursday night the Duluth Huskies fell to the Kalamazoo Growlers 8-3 in the 2022 Northwoods League Championship game held at Wade Stadium. It marked the program’s fourth league title appearance and now fourth runner-up finish.

By the top of the sixth the Growlers already held a 7-0 lead. Then in the bottom the Huskies finally broke through thanks to a Eddie Rosario single to score Jack Painter. Jeremy Keller and Cam Frederick brought home runs in the seventh and ninth but the Growlers clinched the 8-3 win for their first league title.

The Huskies showcased four pitchers on the mound in Devin Dodson, Ryan Chmielewski, Tyler Moniz-Witten, and Isaac Rohde who led with three strikeouts.

After finishing the regular season one game above .500 the Huskies record in total, including the playoffs, is 37-34.