The La Crosse Loggers (4-0) pounded the Mankato MoonDogs (2-3) on Friday 8-1 at Copeland Park.
Tyler Servais racked up two RBIs on two hits for the La Crosse Loggers. He singled in the fourth inning and homered in the fifth inning.
The Mankato MoonDogs couldn't get anything going as long as Jesse Holiday was pitching. The Mankato MoonDogs managed just three hits off of the the La Crosse Loggers' pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out four during his five innings of work.
Matt Marsh was effective even in defeat, mowing down six the La Crosse Loggers batters and allowing one run.
Mike Avila (0-1) took the loss for the Mankato MoonDogs. He lasted just three innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed five runs.