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Millers move up after sweep of Lakers

By on June 20, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Trevor Davis makes a play at third base for the Waterloo Millers during a recent home game. (Corey Saathoff photo)

The Waterloo Millers jumped into a crowded Monroe Division race following a doubleheader sweep of the Valmeyer Lakers in Mon-Clair League action on Sunday. 

Waterloo won 13-3 and 14-12, improving to 5-6 in league play. The Belleville Rockies currently lead the division at 8-4, followed by Valmeyer at 6-6 and the Millstadt Green Machine at 5-5.

Cory Lubinski went 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs and Brad Dillenberger went 3-for-4 with two runs to pace Waterloo’s offense in game one. Andrew Yancik went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs.

Jeremy Rettig picked up the win on the mound, striking out six over six innings. 

For the Lakers, Mitch Meyer led the way with two hits. Cole Juelfs and AJ Skaer added a hit apiece.

In game two, Valmeyer scored five runs in the second inning to take an early 6-0 lead, but Waterloo answered with six runs each in the third and fourth innings. 

Quinten Albrecht went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Ethan Ruff went 3-for-5 with three runs. Keegan Baxmeyer added three hits for the Millers…>>> 

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.