Dock Spiders Drop Game One Against Battle Creek

Battle Creek, MI Dock Spiders fell in the first of two games series with Battle Creek at C.O. Brown Stadium on Friday night, with the Battle Jacks taking the 17-5 win. Dock Spiders moved to 4-7 on the season.

Battle Creek took a 5-0 lead in the first inning with six walks and one hit in the inning, they added another three runs to their advantage in the second inning and four more in the third inning to take a 12-0 lead.

The Dock Spiders would get on the board in the fifth inning plating three runs in the inning with a single from Zack Taylor (UW-Oshkosh) that plated a run, walks with the bases loaded to Kelsen Johnson (Polk State), and Aiden Jolley (Georgia Tech) made the score 12-3. The Dock Spiders added one more run in the sixth inning, and one in the seventh inning to make the score 12-5. 

The Battle Jacks increased their lead by adding three runs in the seventh inning to make the score 15-5. The Dock Spiders added two runs in the eighth inning but weren’t able to draw any closer falling by a final score, 15-7.

Dock Spiders wrap this their series with Battle Creek on Saturday night at 5:35 p.m. (CT)