Providence tops Logan, tightens hold on top spot

In a battle between the leagues top two teams, late-game heroics proved to be the difference as the Providence Wolverines completed a come-from-behind win to beat Logan 6-5 on Tuesday.

The Wolverines struck first and took a 1-0 lead, but the Royals answered and opened up a 4-1 lead courtesy of Russ Madsen and McKay Hedin.

Madsen connected on an RBI single in the fourth, and Hedin brought Madsen home with an RBI-double for Logan’s first pair of runs.

After a home run cut the deficit to 4-3, Logan took a 5-3 lead through the sixth before Providence stormed back in the seventh inning with three runs and held on for the win. 

Pitcher Jed Jensen went the distance for Providence, striking out 14 batters to earn the win.

Providence improved to 7-1 in Northern Utah League play, while Logan fell a game and a half back of the Wolverines at 6-3.

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