Beloit to host K-18 Twin Lakes League tournament / Blue over Lincoln in second season win, 8-3

BELOIT – The Beloit Blue K-18 team are now 4-3 after their win over Lincoln, 8-3 on Thursday. The team will host Smith Center at home today (Monday), with a 6:30 pitch as their last regular season game. Beloit will host the K-18 Twin Lakes League tournament starting on Thursday, July 5. The Blues are seed number three and will face the number two seed Waconda team with a 3:30 p.m. pitch on Saturday, July 7 at the Beloit Sports complex baseball field. The number four seed Lucas team will face the number five Lincoln team at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Smith Center is seed number one and receive a bye on Saturday. 

Smith Center will play the winner of the Waconda/Beloit game at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The losers will play for third place at 5 p.m. on Saturday. 

Lincoln gained two runs in the top of the first inning in Thursday's contest against Beloit before Brysn Corbett sat down two bats on strike outs. Beloit were held to no runs and Lincoln led the game, 2-0.

Beloit returned the favor and Lincoln was allowed nothing in the top of the second inning as Beloit's defense retired their bats with a strikeout, and two throw outs at first and second base.  Beloit tied up the game adding two runs by Ethan Holler and Mason Fuller, 2-2. 

Lincoln scored in one run in the top of the third inning before Beloit executed two throw outs at first base and one at third base to return to the batters box.

Beloit bats were on fire in the bottom of the inning, scoring in six runs by Abe Staples, Benson Berndt, Brysn Corbett, Brennan Walker, Ethan Holler, and Mason Fuller. 

Lincoln made it to third base before Beloit made the third out to end the game with the win, 10-3. 

Beloit will host Smith Center tonight with a 6:30 p.m. pitch. 


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