Three Rivers 7, Allendale 2
Kylee Nash gave up just four hits and one earned run in the victory. She racked up seven strikeouts for the Wildcats, who won the tournament with a 3-0 record.
Nash doubled and tripled and drove in two runs, and Tessa Hawkins had two singles. Emma Thatcher, Kali Heivilin and Amy Jo Tavernier also registered base hits. Tavernier was responsible for 2 RBI.
Three Rivers 17, Tri-County Area 2
In the three-inning contest, Jessica Barnes earned the win with 2 1/3 innings of work that included five hits and two earned runs given up, two strikeouts and three walks. Nash fanned the final two batters in the third.
Karalyn Eldridge led the team with three hits, including a double and a triple, for a total of 4 RBI. Barnes (triple) and Heivilin (double, home run) both finished with two hits, and Thatcher, Nash, Erin Brady and Hawkins singled. Heivilin’s grand slam homer helped her compile 5 RBI and it was her 12th home run of the year, which is a single-season school record. Thatcher drove in three runs, and Halle Carpenter and Barnes each registered 1 RBI.
Three Rivers 24, Lakeview 0
Tavernier threw a three-inning no-hitter with five strikeouts. Heivilin was 4-for-4 at the plate with three doubles and a home run for a total of 5 RBI. Barnes (one triple) had three hits and 3 RBI, and Thatcher, Eldridge (double, triple) and Nash each produced two hits. Barnes finished with 3 RBI, Nash had two, and Thatcher, Eldridge, Shantel Blyly, Carpenter, Tavernier and Brady all had one.
Schoolcraft 12, Martin 1 – five innings (Game 1)
Katie Parker and Kelby Goldschmeding combined for 7 RBI as Schoolcraft ran away with a 12-1 win over Martin in game one.
Parker and Goldschmeding both homered, driving in 4 and 3 RBI, respectively. Goldschmeding led the team with three hits, and scored a pair of runs.
Lydia Goble went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, bringing in 1 RBI and scoring two runs. Danielle Blyly, Mikayla Meade, and Jordan Watts each had 1 RBI as well.
The Eagles wasted no time building their lead, scoring two runs in the opening inning, and adding a five-run second inning to break the game open quickly. Schoolcraft then added two runs in the fourth, and three runs in the fifth to put the game away.
W- Mikayla Meade: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Schoolcraft 13, Martin 3 – six innings (Game 2)
A late surge at the plate and a big day from Lydia Goble helped Schoolcraft secure the sweep with a 13-3 win over Martin.
The Eagles struck early with a four-run second inning, but Martin stuck around as Schoolcraft held only a 5-3 lead heading into the bottom half of the fifth inning. There, Schoolcraft would break the game open, with back-to-back four-run innings, in the fifth and sixth innings.
Goble went yard for Schoolcraft, finishing 2-for-4 at the plate with 5 RBI. Brooke Crissman had 2 RBI while Adrienne Rosey went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles.
W- Adrienne Rosey: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Union City 10, White Pigeon 3 (Game 1)
White Pigeon 6, Union City 4 (Game 2)
Kalamazoo Central 8, Marshall 3 (Game 1)
A four-RBI game from Stefanie Nizzardini helped propel Kalamazoo Central to a game one win over Marshall, 8-3.
Nizzardini went a perfect 4-for-4 from the plate, with three singles and a double. Nizzardini also scored two runs in addition to driving in four.
Regina Wolf, Josie Crocker and Alexis Lake all drove in 1 RBI for the Giants.
W- Grace Maguire: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 11 K
Kalamazoo Central 10, Marshall 6 (Game 2)
Eight different players collected hits in game two, as Kalamazoo Central completed the sweep with a 10-6 win over Marshall.
Of the eight players with hits, three had multi-hit games, led by Grace Maguire. While going 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run, Maguire tallied 2 RBI and scored two runs for the Giants. Alexis Lake went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, adding 2 RBI and two runs scored. Regina Wolf also had a pair of hits. Abby Seiler had a double and a run scored.
W- Kearney Miller: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K
Portage Northern 16, Loy Norrix 1 – five innings (Game 1)
Deborah Torres had a dominant starting performance and the Portage Northern offense exploded during a 16-1 rout of Loy Norrix.
Torres pitched five innings and allowed only one run on five hits while fanning five batters.
The Huskies provided plenty of run support, as Portage Northern had 20 hits and 14 RBI. Nine different players had hits for the Huskies, and seven of those players has multi-hit games.
Leading the way was Hannah Biddlecome, who went 4-for-4 at the plate with 2 RBI and four runs scored. Biddlecome was also a terror on the basepaths, with three stolen bases. Torres helped her own cause with a triple, 2 RBI and two runs scored. Erin Sexsmith and Jillian Bowe each went 3-for-4 with a double. Sexsmith had 1 RBI and two runs scored, while Bowe had 1 RBI and scored one run.
Jessie Beadle had 1 RBI for Portage Northern, as did Lizzy Verduzco.
Karli Little drove in the sole run for the Knights, while Annie Mansfield had a double.
W- Deborah Torres: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO
L- Khyra Dilley: 5.0 IP, 16 H, 16 R, 8 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
Portage Northern 24, Loy Norrix 2 – five innings (Game 2)
The busy day for Hannah Biddlecome and the Portage Northern offense continued, with a game two thrashing of Loy Norrix, 24-2.
Biddlecome one-upped her performance from the opener, this time going 4-for-5 with 6 RBI to lead the Huskies. Biddlecome had a triple, a double and two singles, scoring two runs and also drawing a walk.
With Biddlecome setting the table from her leadoff spot, the rest of the Huskies followed suit. Every player with at least two at-bats got a hit, as the Huskies racked up 22 RBI on 18 hits. The Huskies had six extra-base hits and also drew 10 walks.
Portage Northern already held a secure 13-1 lead when an 11-run fifth inning really blew the game open.
Taylor Lyke went 2-for-2 with 3 RBI, three runs scored, and drew two walks. Jillian Bowe had 2 RBI and two runs scored on a 2-for-3 performance. Jessie Beadle, Lizzy Verduzco and Lauren Chavis all drove in 2 RBI each for the Huskies.
Verduzco didn’t need all the run support, as she went the full five innings, allowing two runs on seven hits.
Lauren Johnson had 2 RBI for Loy Norrix, while Jahzara Ademodi had a pair of singles and a stolen base.
W- Lizzy Verduzco: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
L- Sierra Knight: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 5R, 3 ER, 6 BB, 0 K
Parchment 18, Pennfield 9 (Game 1)
Parchment scored 18 runs on 20 hits, pulling off a dominant game one win over Pennfield, 18-9.
The Panthers opened the game on a high note, with four runs in the first inning. It was the later innings where Parchment expanded its lead, with four runs in the fifth and six runs in the sixth.
Leading the charge for Parchment was Makayla Bootland, who finished 2-for-5 with a home run and 4 RBI. Grace Gostlin went 5-for-5 with five runs scored and 2 RBI. Jillian Jaquay went 4-for-5 with four runs scored, and had a triple.
Ashley Jankowski and Emma Morseman each had 3 RBI for Parchment. Sydney Beatty added a 2-RBI double in her only plate appearance.
W- Cassie Miller: 7.0 IP, 7 H, 9 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 13 K
Parchment 16, Pennfield 6 (Game 2)
Offensive fireworks continued in game two for Parchment, during a 16-6 win over Pennfield.
The Panthers opened the game with six runs in the first inning, but were scoreless for the next four innings until a 10-run breakout in the sixth inning put the game out of reach.
Olivia Wilson had a triple and a single, finishing with 3 RBI and two runs scored for the Panthers. Maddie Reynolds went 4-for-5 with 2 RBI and two runs scored. Ashley Jankowski went 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI. Grace Gostlin, Macy King and Sydney Beatty all added 1 RBI a piece for Parchment.
W- Ashley Jankowski: 6.0 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
Centreville 13, Hartford 0 – 5 innings (Game 1)
A gem from starting pitcher Hannah Duchene propelled Centreville to a 13-0 win over Hartford in game one.
Duchene threw a five-inning no-hitter, striking out eight batters and allowing only one walk. Centreville provided plenty of run support early, with a five-run first inning to get things started.
The offensive attack was led by Kaylee Trattles, who made the most of her only at-bat, hitting a grand slam in the fifth inning. Kenleigh West Wing had two hits and 3 RBI. Joanna Larsen and Duchene each added 2 RBI. Duchene complimented her dominant pitching performance with a 3-for-3 outing at the plate, with one double.
W- Hannah Duchene: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K
L- Goodson: 4.0 IP, 13 H, 13 R, 12 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
Centreville 14, Hartford 3 – five innings (Game 2)
Joanna Larsen put on a show in game two, as her three home runs led Centreville to a dominant 14-3 win over Hartford.
Larsen reached base in all four at-bats, also drawing a walk. She finished with 5 RBI and four runs scored.
Centreville was quick to jump ahead, scoring three runs in the first inning and six runs in the second to take a commanding early lead.
Morgan Walton went 2-for-2 with a triple and 3 RBI. Walton also drew two walks and scored one run. Kaylee Trattles had 2 RBI on three singles, and Olivia Deeds had a pair of doubles, 1 RBI and one run scored.
Emma Russell fared well in the circle, pitching five innings and allowing three runs on five hits. Russell had five strikeouts and issued no walks.
W- Emma Russell: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
L- Nelson: 3.0 IP, 12 H, 9 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
Portage Central 10, Jenison 3 (Game 1)
A late offensive surge helped Portage Central pull away with a 10-3 win over Jenison in game one.
Tied at 2-2 after four innings, the Mustangs broke out with four runs in the fifth inning, and another four-run inning in the seventh.
Kylee Taylor homered for Portage Central, finishing with two hits and 2 RBI. Jose Muffley led the Mustangs with 3 RBI on a pair of singles. Megan Vandegiessen also had 2 RBI for the Mustangs.
Madeline Grueter and MacKenzie Ruthven each had 1 RBI for Portage Central. Taylor earned the win for Portage Central.
Portage Central 7, Jenison 1 (Game 2)
Portage Central followed a similar formula in game two, as some late-inning offense helped complete the sweep, as the Mustangs defeated Jenison 7-1.
The game was tied at 1-1 when Portage Central broke out with four runs in the fifth inning and two more in the sixth, to take a decisive lead.
Kylee Taylor went yard for the second time on the day, finishing with 2 RBI. Jose Muffley had a double and 2 RBI, while Kaitlyn Brannstrom added 1 RBI.
Megan Vandegiessen had a pair of hits, including a double. Madeline Grueter also finished with two hits, including a double.
MacKenzie Ruthven earned the win, coming away with three strikeouts for the Mustangs.
Mendon 15, Cassopolis 3 (Game 1)
Nicole Parsons gave up only three hits to go with two strikeouts in the five-inning victory for Mendon. Parsons (one triple) also led the team with three hits and 4 RBI. Mia Bailey (one double), Juliana Hagenbuch and Cierra Nightingale (double, triple) each added two, and Lauren Lash, Brooke Cooper and Morgan Eckert (triple) had one apiece. Bailey, Hagenbuch and Abby Miller stole bases for the Hornets, who scored eight runs in the fourth inning to build a 11-3 lead.
Mendon 9, Cassopolis 1 (Game 2)
Taylor Schabes went the distance and surrendered five hits and struck out nine in the win for Mendon. The Hornets plated a pair of runs in the first inning, then two more in the third, fourth and fifth innings for a comfortable cushion.
Nightingale produced four hits, Lash and Bailey head finished with two, and Russell, Cooper, Miller and Schabes had one each. Lash and Gracie Russell drove in three runs apiece, and Hagenbuch, Nightingale and Miller all had 1 RBI.
Colon 10, Athens 4 (Game 1, played Tuesday)
B. Fisher, Hinkley, Kinstle and Richards each tallied a pair of hits for the Magi, and Tomlinson, M. Fisher and Vallance all added one. Hinkley, Kinstle and Richards led the team with 2 RBI apiece.
Colon 11, Athens 4 (Game 2, played Thursday)
B. Fisher and Hinkley registered three hits, Richards and Kinstle each had two, and Tomlinson, M. Fisher, Martin and Vallance finished with hits for the Magi. Hinkley and Richards added 2 RBI each.