Josh Scheffert drove in six runs as the Eau Claire Express defeated the Madison Mallards 9-6 in Eau Claire Friday night..
Scheffert went 4 for 4 with a home run in the first inning on his way to the big night..(12-15, 23-38) to a 9-6 win over the Madison Mallards (17-9, 33-28).
Mallards starting pitcher Matt LaMothe (5-4) suffered his first loss since July 13th, surrendering six runs on nine hits while striking out three.
Express starter Philip Walby (San Diego State) picked up his fourth win of the season, striking out a season-high eight hitters through 6.0 innings of work.
The Mallards are now 17-9 in the second half of the Northwoods League season and trail first place Wisconsin by six games with nine to play in the regular season.