Kane County pitcher Cody Reed struck out eight Beloit batters over 7 1/3 innings in a 4-1 win for Kane County.
Evan Manarino pitched eight scoreless innings and Trent Gilbert had three hits, including two doubles, to lead Beloit to a 3-2 Midwest League win over Kane County.
Shortstop Edwin Diaz atoned for an error he made that led to two unearned runs that tied the game in the eighth by hitting a go-ahead home run in the ninth in Beloit's 5-4 win over Peoria.
Chris Iriart hit a two-run home run with two outs in the top of the 11th inning to break a 1-1 tie and send the Beloit Snappers to a 3-1 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Sunday.
Kasey Kress and Cody Carlson combined for an eight-inning one-hitter at Riverside Park, and the Aces beat Helenville 10-0 in a game shortened by the Rock River League’s 10-run rule.
Santiago Chavez saved the Beloit Snappers from a no-hit fate but was forced out on a double play, and only three others reached base via walk in a 6-0 loss to Quad Cities on Sunday.
Adam Catacutan had a two-run single in the eighth inning to tie the game and scored the go-ahead run on a passed ball as the Milton Junction Pub Raptors beat Lebanon 3-2 on Sunday in a Rock River League matchup.
Marin Thomas published her first women's fiction book, "The Promise of Forgiveness," earlier this year.
Beloit went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position, and South Bend scored three runs in the seventh inning to blow open a close game and win 6-1.
The road to the Rock Valley North baseball title continues to go through Jefferson.
The Eagles moved one step closer to a fifth consecutive crown with a 5-4 win over Whitewater on Thursday.