McCann leads Milton to Legion AA regional title
Sam McCann was the man in Milton’s 7-0 Legion AA regional championship victory over Watertown on Monday.
The victory carries Milton to the Legion AA state tournament Friday in Merrill. Milton faces River Falls in the 2 p.m. opener.
McCann stopped Watertown on 1 hit and 11 strikeouts through five innings. In two regional victories, McCann has allowed two hits and notched 22 strikeouts.
Milton pounded out 12 hits. Josh Meyers ripped a two-run double and Craig Vruwink knocked a pinch-hit two-run double in the sixth, while Nick Powers hit an RBI single in the three-run inning.
MILTON 7, WATERTOWN 0
Watertown 000 000 0—0 1 3
Milton 003 103 x—7 12 0
Ziel, Kube (5) and Roessler; McCann, Burman (6) and Josh Meyers.
Leading hitters—N. Meyers (M) 3x4, Ernst (M) 2x3, Jake Meyers (M) 2x4. 2B—Josh Meyers (M), Vruwink (M).
SO—Ziel (W) 3, Kube 1, McCann 11, Burman 4. BB—Ziel 2, Kube 1, McCann 2.