Beloit Snappers win sixth in a row
Matt Koch hit a three-run homer for the second straight game Thursday afternoon to lift Beloit to a 7-3 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Pohlman Field. The win was the sixth in a row for Beloit and kept the team in first place in the Midwest’s Western Division.
Beloit got on the board quickly on Wang-Wei Lin’s leadoff home run in the bottom of the first.
Koch hit his three-run homer in the second to give Beloit the lead for good.
Matt Summers (4-2) picked up the win, allowing four hits and two earned runs, while striking out three.
The Snappers finish off the three-game series with Quad Cities at 7 o’clock tonight at Pohlman Field.
BELOIT 7, QUAD CITIES 3
Quad Cities 011 000 100—3 7 1
Beloit 130 210 00x—7 12 1
Gaviglio, Jacob (5), Paulino (6), Stock (7), Cole (8) and Rasmus; Summers, Williams (7), Achter (9) and Knudson.
Leading hitters—Walsh (QC) 2x4, Bryant (B) 2x4, Koch (B) 3x4, Goncalves (B) 3x4, Knudson (B) 2x4. 2B—Walsh (QC), Koch (B), Bryant (B). HR—Mateo (QC), Koch (B), Lin (B), Goncalves (B).
SO—Gaviglio (QC) 3, Jacob (QC) 1, Summers (B) 3, Williams (B) 1, Achter (B) 1. BB—Gaviglio 1, Jacob 1, Summers 2.
W—Summers (4-2). L—Gaviglio (2-3).