BELOIT 6, CLINTON 2: The Snappers took advantage of LumberKings fielding lapses to score two runs in the fourth inning and three more in the fifth, breaking open a close game and advancing to the Midwest League semifinals.
They will play the Quad-Cities River Bandits on Saturday night at Modern Woodmen Park.
Beloit took the lead in the fourth when it scored two runs on a throwing error by LumberKings pitcher Dylan Unsworth, then tore into relief pitcher Jochi Ogando in the fifth. John Wooten drove in a pair of runs with a line drive double to left, then scored himself on an error by Clinton shortstop Brock Hebert.
Dylan Covey pitched six strong innings to get the win for the Snappers, allowing only three baserunners.
— Staff report