The Beloit Snappers defeated the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday night by the score of 6-2. With the win the Snappers sweep the 1st Round of the Midwest League Playoffs and advance to the 2nd Round. The Snappers will take on the Quad Cities River Bandits starting on Saturday in Quad Cities.
Dylan Covey earned the win as he allowed just 1 earned run in 6 innings pitched. The offense was led tonight by John Wooten who doubled in 2 runs in the bottom of the 5th putting the Snappers up 5-1. John would score two batters later when Brett Vertigan reached on an error by the shortstop Brock Hebert.
The pitching match up for Round 2 has yet to be decided. Games 2 & 3 will be played at Pohlman Field home of the Snappers.
Game Notes: The regular season series between the Beloit Snappers and the Quad Cities River Bandits is tied 7-7. The most recent series was August 31-September 2. Quad Cities won that 3 game series 2-1.