Beloit Snappers connect for five home runs but fall to Loons
BELOIT Five home runs weren’t enough to save the Beloit Snappers on Sunday afternoon.
The Great Lakes Loons scored a run in the top of the eighth to break a 7-7 tie and went on to claim a 10-7 Midwest League win at Pohlman Field.
Beloit got two home runs Kenny Vargas, along with solo shots from Steven Liddle, Nate Roberts and Wang-Wei Lin. Roberts finished 4-for-4 with a double and a home run.
The two teams wrap up the three-game series at noon today.
GREAT LAKES 10, BELOIT 7
Great Lakes Loons 212 200 012—10 13 0
Beloit Snappers 122 101 000—7 9 1
Ozoria, Noriega (4), Dominiquez (7), Coulombe (8), Garcia (8) and Maynard; Jones, O’Rourke (4), Melotakis (7), Williams (9) and Koch.
Leading hitters—Winker (GL) 3x4, Roberts (B) 4x4, Vargqs (b) 2X4. 2b—Bosnik (GL), Winker (GL), Dickson (GL), Roberts (B). HR—Dickson (GL), Liddle (B), Vargas (B), Roberts (B), Lin (B).
SO—Ozoria (GL) 3, Noriega (GL) 1, Dominquez (GL) 3, Jones (B) 3, O’Rourke (B) 3, Melotakis (B) 1. BB—Ozoria 3, Dominguez 2, Coulombe 1, Garcia 1, Jones 2, O’Rourke 1, Melotakis 1, Williams 1.
W—Dominguez (4-3). L—Melotakis (1-1). S—Garcia (13).