Schwantes shuts out Milton
Watertown’s Andy Schwantes scattered eight hits and shut out the Milton Raptors in Rock River League action Sunday afternoon, 5-0.
Schwantes had shut out the Raptors earlier in the season. On Sunday, he got out of a bases-loaded jam in the fourth and a two-on, no-out situation in the fifth.
Watertown leadoff hitter Pat McFarland went 4-for-5, and teammate Nick Cahoon put the game out of reach with a two-run homer in the eighth.
Joe Shere and Matt Fredricks each had two hits for Milton, which fell to 9-6. Watertown is 10-5.
Milton travels to Johnson Creek for a 1:30 game next Sunday.
WATERTOWN 5, MILTON JUNCTION PUB RAPTORS 0
Watertown 010 020 020—5 13 0
Milton 000 000 000—0 8 0
Schwantes and Cahoon; Jo. Shere and Bayreuter.
Leading hitters—McFarland (W) 4x5, Nimann (W) 2x4, Loppnow (W) 2x4, Jo. Shere (M) 2x3, Fredricks (M) 2x3. HR—Cahoon (W).
SO—Schwantes (W) 5, Shere 7. BB—Schwantes 2, Shere 1.