Schoolcraft 21, Galesburg-Augusta 0 (Game 1, three innings)
An offensive breakout gave Schoolcraft a dominant 21-0 win over Galesburg-Augusta.
The Eagles ended game one yearly, with 21 runs on 16 hits in three innings. Schoolcraft also capitalized on seven errors from the Rams.
Adrienne Rosey had a massive game for Schoolcraft, both at the plate and in the circle. Rosey pitched three hitless innings, striking out six and allowing no walks. At the dish, Rosey finished 3-for-3 with one double, 5 RBI and three runs scored.
Kennedy Leighton went 3-for-3 with 4 RBI and three runs scored. Lydia Goble homered and doubled, bringing in 3 RBI. Brooke Crissman had 2 RBI, while Kayla Onken, Katie Parker and Allie Goldschmeding all had 1 RBI.
W- Adrienne Rosey: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
L- K. Saggio: 3.0 IP, 16 H, 21 R, 11 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Schoolcraft 20, Galesburg-Augusta 1 (Game 2, five innings)
The offensive surge continued for Schoolcraft in game two, coming away with a 20-1 win over Galesburg-Augusta, in five innings.
The dominant performance in game two gave Schoolcraft a grand total of 41 runs in eight innings of softball.
Schoolcraft tallied 20 hits, and eight different players had a RBI for the Eagles. Of those, four players racked up 3 RBI: Kennedy Leighton, Mikayla Meade, Katie Parker and Danielle Blyly.
Brooke Crissman had two doubles for Schoolcraft, finishing the day 4-for-4 at the plate. Meade and Blyly also had 4-hit performances. Lydia Goble had 2 RBI and three runs scored. Jordan Watts had 2 RBI with three runs scored, while Crissman and Allie Goldschmeding each had 1 RBI.
Meade earned the win for Schoolcraft, pitching five innings and allowing one run on one hit. Meade had five strikeouts to no walks.
W- Mikayla Meade: 5.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
L- K. Saggio: 5.0 IP, 20 H, 20 R, 14 ER, 5 BB, 0 K
Kalamazoo Christian 6, Watervliet 2 (Game 1)
Dominant pitching and an early offensive boost helped Kalamazoo Christian to a 6-2 win over Watervliet in game one.
The Comets opened the game with two runs in the first inning, and created separation in the middle innings, adding one run in the third and two runs in the fourth.
An early 5-run advantage was plenty for starting pitcher Jayme Koning, who pitched a complete game, allowing only two runs on four hits. Koning added four strikeouts, while walking two batters.
Sydney Duong went deep for the Comets, finishing 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and two runs scored. Koning helped generate run support with a 3-for-4 day at the plate, including a double and a triple. Koning brought in one run and scored three runs. Stephanie Richardson also brought in 2 RBI for the Comets. Jill Rozeveld had a triple and 1 RBI.
W- Jayme Koning: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
L- K. Liles: 4.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Watervliet 4, Kalamazoo Christian 3 (Game 2)
A late rally fell short, as Kalamazoo Christian had to settle for a split after a 4-3 loss in game two.
Watervliet led 4-1 after four innings. The Comets scored two runs in the sixth, but couldn’t plate the tying run in the seventh inning.
Jayme Koning, Stephanie Richardson and Jill Roseveld all had 1 RBI each for Kalamazoo Christian.
W- Adrienne Rosey: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
L- Zoe Hazelhoff: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 8 K
St. Joseph 11, Loy Norrix 1 (Game 1)
Sierra Knight’s solo home run was the only hit for Loy Norrix. No other statistical information was reported.
St. Joseph 15, Loy Norrix 2 (Game 2)
Lauren Johnson had a hit and one RBI for the Knights. No other statistical information was reported.
Photos by Nicci Plummer
Decatur 11, Mendon 7 (Game 1, eight innings)
A 6-6 tie at the end of seven innings was broken emphatically by Decatur with a five-run eighth inning. Copeland went the distance for the Raiders, striking out 11 and scattering nine hits with only two earned runs allowed.
Nicole Parsons took the loss for the Hornets in a complete-game performance. She struck out three, walked three and surrendered 12 hits and five earned runs. Juliana Hagenbuch (one double), Gracie Russell (one double) and Brooke Cooper (one triple) each had a pair of hits for Mendon. Mia Bailey, Parsons and Abby Miller had one each. Russell led the Hornets with 2 RBI.
Mendon 10, Decatur 9 (Game 2)
With a five-run fifth inning, Mendon was able to rally from a 7-4 deficit. Taylor Schabes surrendered 12 hits and nine earned runs with a strikeout in the circle for the Hornets. Bailey (triple) and Hagenbuch (double) led the team with three hits apiece, and Lauren Lash, Cierra Nightingale, Russell and Miller all produced one. Schabes finished with 3 RBI and Hagenbuch had two.
Centreville 24, Eau Claire 0 (Game 1, three innings)
Emma Russell allowed two hits and struck out five in the win. Hannah Duchene went 4-for-4 with a double and triple, Russell and Morgan both doubled and singled, and Jaedan Blades, Olivia Deeds (triple), Mckenzie Sheteron, Joanna Larsen (home run), Kaylee Trattles and Addison Ward had hits for the Bulldogs. Duchene drove in a team-high four runs.
Centreville 24, Eau Claire 0 (Game 2)
Sheteron earned a three-inning no-hitter for Centreville and she collected four strikeouts. Sheteron (two triples) and Larsen (double, home run) were both 3-for-3, and Blades, Duchene, Russell (triple) and Walton (two triples) registered two hits apiece. Sheteron finished with 6 RBI, Larsen had 5 RBI and Russell drove in a pair of runs.
Constantine 6, Lawton 0 (Game 1)
Mercedes Cole mowed down 16 batters and only gave up one hit for the Falcons. Constantine put a run on the board in the third and the fourth inning, then scored two each in the fifth and sixth. Kim Maddox homered twice, KiKi Price cleared the fence, Emily Mallo doubled, and Cole, Tulley, Piper Ousley and Raigan Dumm singled. Maddox and Price led the squad with 2 RBI apiece.
Constantine 21, Lawton 4 (Game 2)
Already with a 13-4 lead after five innings, Constantine scored eight runs in the sixth to close out the Southwestern Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep. Mallo tossed five innings with four hits and two earned runs allowed. She struck out five before Natsumi Uehara earned the save with two strikeouts in the sixth.
Trasandra Ragsdale was 4-for-4 with two doubles and a homer, finishing the game with 6 RBI. Maddox registered three hits including a double, and Cole (double) and Ousley both had two hits. Tulley, Patten, Bailey Rodewald and Mallo (double) added one hit apiece. Maddox totaled 4 RBI, and Cole and Ousley each drove in three runs.
River Valley 20, Howardsville Christian 4 (Game 1, four innings)
Trinity Hosteteler, Cameron Jones-McNally, Kelsey Beachy and Alayna Brown (triple) had hits for Howardsville. Brown drove in three runs.
River Valley 20, Howardsville Christian 0 (Game 2, four innings)
The Eagles did not record a hit. River Valley statistics were not available.
Bloomingdale at White Pigeon
Scores and statistics were not reported