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Kane County sweeps Beloit

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Gazette staff
April 5, 2008
— The Kane County Cougars continued to run wild on the Beloit Snappers in Midwest League baseball doubleheader sweep Saturday.

The Snappers lost, 3-1 and 6-3, to fall to 0-3 for the season.


In Game 1, the Snappers were held to five hits. The Cougars led 3-0 until the fifth inning.


Joe Benson’s sacrifice fly plated Daniel Lehmann in the bottom of the fifth to break the Cougars’ shutout.


Beloit’s 7-foot, 1-inch relief pitcher Loek Van Mil pitched two perfect innings, striking out three.


In Game 2, the Snappers’ Garrett Olson and Chris Parmelee each hit solo homers, accounting for two of Beloit’s four hits.


The Cougars hit the Snappers with a five-run rally in the fifth inning to put the game away.


Beloit is scheduled to complete its four game series with Kane County at 2 p.m. today.


(First game)


KANE COUNTY 3, SNAPPERS 1


Kane Co. (ab-r-h-rbi)—Johnston c, 4-0-0-0; Ray 2b, 3-0-1-0; Brown cf, 3-1-1-0; Dowling 1b, 2-1-1-0; Smith dh, 2-0-1-1; Vitters 3b, 2-1-0-0; Lissman lf, 3-0-0-0; Johnson rf, 3-0-1-1; Correa ss, 3-0-0-0. Totals: 25-3-5-2.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Benson cf, 2-0-1-1; Singleton 2b, 2-0-1-0; Romero 3b, 3-0-1-0; Parmelee 1b, 3-0-0-0; Lewis lf, 3-0-0-0; Santana ss, 3-0-1-0; Yersich dh, 2-0-0-0; Lehman c, 3-1-1-0; Dolenc rf, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 23-1-5-1.


Kane County 021 000 0—3


Beloit 000 010 0—1


E—Dolenc. DP—Kane Co. LOB—Kane Co. 4, Beloit 4. 2B—Dowling, Santana, Benson, Lehmann. 3B—Ray. SB—Romero, Santana. SF—Benson.


IP H R ER BB SO


Kane County


Banwart (W, 1-0) 7 5 1 1 1 4


Beloit


McCardell (L, 0-1) 4 5 3 2 1 4


Van Mil 2 0 0 0 0 3


Erickson 1 0 0 0 0 0


(Second game)


KANE COUNTY 6, SNAPPERS 3


Kane County (ab-r-h-rbi)—Ray 2b, 4-1-1-1; Lissman lf, 4-1-1-2; Brown cf, 4-1-1-1; Dowling 1b, 2-0-1-0; Smith dh, 3-0-1-0; Vitters 3b, 3-0-1-0; Correa ss, 3-1-0-0; Johnson rf, 3-1-1-1; Rosendo c, 3-1-2-0. Totals: 29-6-9-5.


Beloit (ab-r-h-rbi)—Benson cf, 3-0-0-0; Dolenc lf, 3-1-0-0; Romero 3b, 3-0-1-0; Parmelee rf, 2-1-1-1; Lewis dh, 3-0-0-0; Olson ss, 3-1-1-1; Petsch 1b, 3-0-0-0; Fernandez c, 3-0-1-0; Cates 2b, 2-0-0-0. Totals: 25-3-4-2.


Kane County 000 150 0—6


Beloit 010 101 0—3


E—Correa, Petsch 2, Petsch. DP—Beloit 3. LOB—Kane County 3, Beloit 2. 2B—Johnson, Ray, Fernandez. 3B—Lissman. HR—Brown, Olson, Parmelee.


IP H R ER BB SO


Kane County


Hertzler 3 2 1 1 0 2


Deal (W, 1-0) 3 2 2 1 1 3


Moore 0 0 0 0 0 1


Beloit


Tarsi (L, 0-1) 5 9 6 4 1 5


Steedley 2 0 0 0 0 0



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