After a four-game skid, the Duluth Huskies won their series opener against the Eau Claire Express on Sunday, with a score of 4-3.

Huskies pitcher Ben Pedersen allowed two runs in six innings, also striking out five and walking two.

New Huskies players bolstered the offense. Blayne Robinson hit a double in the second inning, which led to a three-run inning for Duluth. Robinson followed it up with a triple in the fourth, eventually scoring on an Ambren Voitik single.

Veteran Huskie Ambren Voitik was 4 for 4 and drove in two runs.

Zach Statzer came in to relieve Pedersen and pitched two scoreless innings, allowing two hits, striking out three and walking zero.

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The game then turned over to Eli Sundquist in the top of the ninth. Huskies fans started biting their nails after an error, hit and walk. Then Sundquist got a pop-up out to second base and recorded his first save of the season.

The Huskies improve to 2-5 on the season, while the Express fall to 1-6. The Huskies will be back in action Monday, June 7, at 6:35pm, in Eau Claire as they look to start a winning streak.

Reporting by John Kuziej for the Duluth Huskies.