Photos by Katrina Rayhill
Constantine 12, Watervliet 0 (Game 1, four innings)
Mercedes Cole cruised through all six innings with only one hit allowed in the shutout. She struck out nine and walked one to help Constantine improve to 10-4 for the season. Macey Tulley had a three-hit day with a double and 2 RBI, and Cole, Kim Maddox, Bailey Rodewald (one double) and KiKi Price (two doubles) all chipped in two hits. Piper Ousley and Trasandra Ragsdale each doubled. Maddox and Ousley drove in three runs apiece, Tulley and Ragsdale recorded 2 RBI, and Cole and Rodewald had one RBI each.
Watervliet 12, Constantine 2 (Game 2, five innings)
The Panther bats came alive in the second game with 11 total hits. Watervliet scored two in the first, three in the third, five in the fourth and two in the fifth. Emily Mallo took the loss for the Falcons.
Maddox doubled and singled, and Rodewald and Alexis Patten singled for Constantine.
Photos by Chris Carpenter
Centreville 27, Bangor 0 (Game 1, three innings)
It was over in minutes as the Bulldogs scored 20 runs in the first inning and seven more in the bottom of the second. Mckenzie Sheteron only allowed two hits with four strikeouts for Centreville.
Joanna Larsen (one home run) and Hannah Duchene both had three hits, Sheteron and Emma Russell had a pair of base hits each, Olivia Deeds doubled and Kenleigh West Wing singled. Larsen drove in six runs, Russell notched 4 RBI, and Duchene had 3 RBI. Jaedan Blades, Makenzi Troyer, Sheteron and West Wing all had 2 RBI. Kaylee Trattles and Deeds drove in one apiece.
Centreville 20, Bangor 0 (Game 2)
Duchene earned the win with one hit allowed and seven strikeouts. She also led the team with a pair of singles and 4 RBI. Blades, Larsen, West Wing, Morgan Walton and Addison Ward singled. Blades finished with 3 RBI, Larsen and West Wing had two apiece, and Sheteron, Walton, Ward and Trattles drove in runs.
Gull Lake 9, Vicksburg 3 (Game 1)
Wasting little time, Gull Lake opened the game with five runs in the first inning and never looked back, beating Vicksburg 9-3 in game one of the doubleheader.
The Blue Devils added four runs in the second inning, and starting pitcher Lauren Esman took it from there. Esman finished with nine strikeouts in seven innings pitched, giving up three runs on five hits.
Esman also did some damage at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBI.
Vicksburg found some offense in the later innings, but couldn’t generate enough of a rally to overcome the large deficit. Tailynn Knapp, Avery Slancik and Kali Yant all drove in runs for Vicksburg.
W- Lauren Esman: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
L- Avery Slancik: 7.0 IP, 11 H, 9 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Vicksburg 10, Gull Lake 7 (Game 2)
Vicksburg scored early and survived a late rally, holding on for a 10-7 win over Gull Lake to earn a split on the day.
The Bulldogs opened up with four runs in the first inning, and led 7-1 after four innings. The Blue Devils then fought back with six runs over the final three innings, but couldn’t complete the rally.
Rylie Richter homered for Vicksburg and finished the game 2-for-3 with 2 RBI. Avery Slancik also had 2 RBI for the Bulldogs. Kelsey Diekman, Lauren Goertler and Dani Diekman all had an RBI for Vicksburg.
Shelby Martell had a big game for Gull Lake, going 2-for-4 with 3 RBI. Freshman Savanna Disbrow also had two hits, with 1 RBI and two runs scored.
Rylie Richter got the win for Vicksburg, striking out 11 batters in seven innings pitched.
W- Rylie Richter: 7.0 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 11 K
L- Elena Chrisman: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
Kalamazoo Christian 7, Martin 2 (Game 1)
Deadlocked at one run each after four innings of play, Kalamazoo Christian found its rhythm offensively and pulled away for a 7-2 win over Martin.
Zoe Hazelhoff led the charge for Kalamazoo Christian, going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and two runs scored. Stephanie Richardson went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run, while Sydney Duong went 2-for-5 with two runs scored. Jayme Koning also added an RBI and two runs on a pair of hits.
The Comets scored three runs in the fifth to take a 4-1 lead. Two more runs in the six inning gave the Comets a commanding lead, and both teams scored one run in the seventh inning.
Zoe Hazelhoff was dominant in the circle, pitching a complete game and tallying 13 strikeouts. Hazelhoff allowed two runs on six hits, and issued no walks.
W- Zoe Hazelhoff: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 13 K
L- S. Shettler: 7.0 IP, 12 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
Kalamazoo Christian 4, Martin 0 (Game 2)
In game two, Kalamazoo Christian mustered up four runs on only two hits, coming away with a 4-0 win over Martin to earn the sweep.
The Comets scored one run in the first inning and added three runs in the fifth inning to pull away. While the Comets were limited to two hits, Martin didn’t fare much better with three.
Jayme Koning pitched seven complete innings for Kalamazoo Christian, striking out nine and allowing only three hits. Koning also provided some offense, with 1 RBI at the plate. Stephanie Richardson did most of the damage for the Comets, with 3 RBI.
W- Jayme Koning: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 9 K
L- K. Warner: 7.0 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 9 BB, 8 K
Mendon 13, White Pigeon 3 (Game 1, five innings)
Taylor Schabes was the winning pitcher for the Hornets after three innings that resulted in one hit allowed and three strikeouts. Abby Miller finished off the final two frames with two hits allowed and two strikeouts. Sandy took the loss for the Chiefs. She surrendered 11 hits, 11 earned runs and struck out five Hornets.
Mia Bailey led Mendon with three hits (one triple) and 5 RBI. Juliana Hagenbuch (one double), Brooke Cooper and Morgan Eckert all registered two hits, and Lauren Lash and Gracie Russell (double) had hits. Hagenbuch, Cooper and Eckert added 2 RBI apiece.
Katie Long, Madelyn Grandstaff and Ally Kron singled for the Chiefs.
Mendon 15, White Pigeon 0 (Game 2, four innings)
Schabes gave up three hits over three innings for the win. Eckert pitched the fourth without surrendering a hit. Schabes fanned five Chiefs and Eckert had two Ks. Sandy was responsible for five hits and three earned runs allowed in the loss for White Pigeon. She struck out three batters.
Bailey (one double) and Russell both had two hits for the Hornets, while Hagenbuch added a single. Bailey drove in four runs and Hagenbuch and Cooper each finished with 3 RBI.
Long singled twice and Courtney Knight had a base hit for the Chiefs.
Howardsville Christian 18, Lawrence 3 (Game 1, four innings)
Alayna Brown gave up only two hits and three earned runs with three strikeouts in the win for Howardsville. Cameron Jones-McNally (one triple) and Taylor Cornwell led the team with two hits, and Trinity Hostetler, Rebekah VanMarel, Brown and Jennah Hadley (double) produced hits. Cornwell drove in three runs and Brown pushed home two.
Howardsville Christian 13, Lawrence 3 (Game 2, four innings)
Kayla Hagenbuch threw all four innings in the win, scattering four hits with five strikeouts. Jones-McNally and Cornwell paced Howardsville offensively with three hits apiece. McNally tripled and homered and totaled 5 RBI. VanMarel and Kelsey Beachy (one double) both had two hits, and Lilly Boyer, Hostetler and Andrea Hagenbuch singled.