For the second straight day, the Woodchucks and Rafters game has been suspended in progress due to weather. The game was suspended in the bottom of the second inning and will be continued at a later date.
At a Wausau Woodchucks game in the last few years, there’s a chance you’ve heard one distinct voice over the cheers at Athletic Park. That would be Pete Johnson, otherwise known by the players and fans as “Petey.”
After winning the first game of a doubleheader against the Madison Mallards in comfortable fashion Wednesday afternoon, the Wausau Woodchucks came back from down three runs in the ninth inning to force extras and walk off the Mallards in the 10th inning in game 2.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored a pair of runs on mishaps by the Wausau Woodchucks in the first inning, and rode their pitching to a 2-1 win to open the second half of the Northwoods League season.