Rochester, MN ( – The Bucks used a three-run home run from Blake Alexander (Dallas Baptist) in the top of the fifth, a solo home run from Adam McGinnis (Western Illinois) in the top of the seventh and a solo shot from Matthew Pacielio in the top of the ninth (Kirkwood Community College) to push the Bucks to a 13-1 win at Mayo Field over the Honkers.

With the win, the Bucks take a 1-0 series lead in the SCHEELS Highway 63 Cup.

The Honkers fall to 2-4, while the Bucks move to 5-2. The two teams will play in Waterloo tonight. The Honkers will then travel to Mankato to battle the MoonDogs Wednesday for a two, seven inning games.  The Honkers are back at home Thursday to battle the same MoonDogs. Rest your feet and take a seat at Mayo Field after enjoying Thursdays On First!