Canaries fall again in Sioux City


DESPITE LOSING FIVE OF THEIR LAST SIX, THE CANARIES REMAIN ATOP THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION SOUTH DIVISION STANDINGS, A GAME AHEAD OF SIOUX CITY. SATURDAY, THE BIRDS AND X’S CONTINUED THEIR PIVOTAL THREE-GAME SERIES IN SIOUX CITY SCORELESS IN THE SECOND, SIOUX CITY’S ADAM SASSER DROPS A SINGLE INTO CENTER, JOSE SERMO COMES INTO SCORE AS THE X’S TAKE THE 1-0 LEAD LATER IN THE INNING, SIOUX CITY UP 2, SEBASTIAN ZAWADA WITH A BROKEN BAT DRIBBLER UP THE MIDDLE, THE BALL GETS PAST WILL SOLOMON BUT ANDREW ELY BAREHANDS IT AND FIRES TO FIRST FOR THE OUT SAME SCORE IN THE 3RD, NATE SAMSON THINKS HE’S GOT HIMSELF A HIT, BUT BRETT VERTIGAN COMES CHARGING OVER, LAYS OUT AND MAKES THE DIVING GRAB, MICHAEL LANG WOULD TAG UP FROM 3RD TO EXTEND THE X’S LEAD TO 3 AS SIOUX CITY HANDS SIOUX FALLS ITS FOURTH STAIGHT LOSS, 6-1, CANARIES AND X’S WILL PLAY FOR FIRST PLACE IN THE SERIES FINALE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE HAD A FRANCHISE RECORD FIVE PLAYERS SELECTED IN THIS YEAR’S NHL DRAFT. DEFENSEMAN RYAN JOHNSON

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