Varsity baseball scores and recaps from around Cass, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties for the week of Monday, May 6 through Saturday, May 11.
(Kalamazoo City Tournament at Kalamazoo Central and Kalamazoo Christian)
Kalamazoo Central 6, Loy Norrix 0 (Championship)
The Maroon Giants took the City Tournament final over the Knights with a complete game victory from Jack Uekert, allowing only five hits with two strikeouts. Four of the KC runs came in the second inning. Christian Rakowski had two hits, two runs, and two RBI. Sam Henley scored twice. Yohan Ademodi picked up two hits for Loy Norrix.
Hackett Catholic 7, Kalamazoo Christian 6 (Third Place)
The Comets had a 3-2 lead after the first inning, followed by Hackett getting the lead with a four-run third inning. Andrew Widger and Stephen Kwapis each scored twice for the Irish and Garrett Warner added two RBI. David VanderKamp and Josh Egberts each had three hits for the Comets with two runs for VanderKamp.
Kalamazoo Central 4, Hackett Catholic 2 (Semifinal)
The Irish scored both runs in the first inning. The Maroon Giants matched in the second, then went up with solo runs in the third and fourth. Matt Bau had a complete game win with eight hits allowed. Hilario DeLaPaz had a triple and single, scoring once and getting one RBI. Michael Tourney tossed a complete game in defeat for Hackett with six hits against him. Sam Shea and Andrew Widger each had three hits.
Loy Norrix 6, Kalamazoo Christian 5 (Semifinal)
The Knights opened with a 2-0 lead. K-Christian went ahead with a three-run third inning and held a 5-3 advantage after the fifth inning. Loy Norrix tied the game with two runs in the sixth, then went up in the seventh on a Drew Roberts RBI single, scoring Elijah Miller. Miller scored twice and Roberts had two total RBI. Ademodi doubled twice. Alec Corwin picked up three RBI on two hits for the Comets and Michael Moralez doubled twice.
Centreville 13, Brandywine 10 (Game 1)
The Bulldogs used a six-run second inning for a 7-1 lead. By the end of the fourth, the Bobcats used their own big inning for a 10-9 lead. Centreville reclaimed the advantage on a four-run fifth. Seth Chiddister scored three runs with a double, single, and walk. Derek Gleaton had three hits, two runs, and one RBI. Austin Schrader, Kyzer Bowen, and Hunter Hutchinson all scored twice.
Brandywine 10, Centreville 5 (Game 2)
The Bobcats slowly built up a 7-1 lead, holding off a sixth inning rally bid. For Centreville, Jared Spencer had three hits, two RBI, and a run. Johnny Gregory, Hutchinson, and Bowen each had two hits and a run.
(At Huskie Invite – Portage Northern)
Portage Northern 7, Holt 1
Three Husky pitchers combined for a three-hit performance, captained by Greg Lapetina’s four shutout innings with one hit. Lapetina also added two hits, two RBI, and a run. Getting a run, hit, and RBI were Tyler Helgeson, Parker Brey, and Jack Eiden.
Edwardsburg 7, Kenowa Hills 5
The Eddies rallied from a 3-1 hole, tying the game in the fifth inning and going up in the sixth. A.J. Obren tossed six and 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and seven hits. Jonah Sibley picked up three RBI on a single and double, scoring once. Caden Goggins scored twice and had a RBI with a double and single.
Portage Northern 9, Edwardsburg 3
The Huskies took control with three runs in the first and another three in the third. Parker Brey pitched four innings with three hits and two unearned runs. Helgeson had a double, single, and two runs. Lapetina and Malcolm Gaynor each had two RBI. Goggins had two hits and a run for the Eddies. Connor Ostrander drew three walks, singled, and scored.
(At Trenton, Bob Kreszyn Classic)
Trenton 10, Sturgis 1
Rylee Cain scored the lone Trojan run on a Kendall Buscher RBI. Gavin Liston and Andrew Baker had the two Sturgis hits.
Anderson 4, Sturgis 2
The Trojans scored both runs in the first inning, then were held scoreless from there. Brayden Bathgate and Drew Murphy both scored with RBI for Parker Stevens and Gavin Liston. Rylee Cain tossed two and 2/3 scoreless in relief.
Woodhaven 10, Sturgis 0
Stevens and Liston were the only Trojans able to get hits against Woodhaven, who pulled away after a six-run second inning that featured a grand slam.
Parchment 3, Buchanan 2 (Game 1)
The Panthers started up with two runs in the first inning. The Bucks tied the game on solo spots in the second and third innings. Parchment reclaimed the lead with one in the fourth and held on from there. Jacob Bielski threw a complete game, allowing five hits and one earned run with nine strikeouts. Both Alex Guzior and Seth Somers had two hits and a RBI.
Buchanan 7, Parchment 2 (Game 2)
Both scored two in the first inning, but the Panthers couldn’t get any more after that. Jeff Laske had the lone Parchment hit and RBI, scoring Evan Jasiak.
(At Hackett Catholic)
Kalamazoo Christian 8, Hackett Catholic 4 (Game 1)
Kalamazoo Christian 6, Hackett Catholic 2 (Game 2)
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Portage Northern 6, Mattawan 5 (Game 1)
The Huskies had a 4-2 lead after the second inning, then added two runs in the fourth. The Wildcats got three in the bottom of the fourth, but couldn’t rally from there. Cam French allowed five runs and seven hits over five innings for Portage Northern with six innings, nine hits, and six runs against Mattawan’s Tanner Knapp. Parker Brey and Malcolm Gaynor both scored twice for PN. Josh Swinehart had four hits (two doubles) for the Wildcats.
Portage Northern 6, Mattawan 2 (Game 2)
Xander Morris picked up the game two win after five innings, scattering five hits and two earned runs with seven strikeouts. Tyler Helgeson pitched the final two innings clean in relief. Greg Lapetina had two hits, two RBI, and a run. Gannon Andrews and Jack Beffel both added two hits. Max Huntley had two hits and the lone RBI for Mattawan.
Schoolcraft 7, Coldwater 7 (Game 1)
The Cardinals erased a 7-3 hole to force a game one draw. Errors hurt Schoolcraft with only one earned run against their three pitchers. Offensively, Dawson Shearer scored twice on a triple and walk. Tyler DeGroote had two RBI. Bryce VanderWiere drew three walks.
Schoolcraft 5, Coldwater 2 (Game 2)
Jett Gott pitched the first three innings with two hits and two runs (one earned), followed by four no-hit scoreless innings of relief by Harmon DeVries. Connor Nutt had a RBI with a double and single. A four-run second inning was enough to keep control thanks to solid pitching.
(At Berrien Springs)
Loy Norrix 5, Berrien Springs 2 (9 innings)
No statistics available.
(At Gull Lake)
Gull Lake 12, Parma Western 2 (Game 1)
Avery Eastman pitched all five innings with seven hits, two earned runs, and five strikeouts. Justin Mansager had four runs on three hits. Dylan Stanton scored thrice and Jack Blesch notched three RBI. Jacob Louden also scored twice.
Gull Lake 6, Parma Western 4 (Game 2)
A four-run second inning put the Blue Devils in control. Carson Senske allowed three unearned runs and three hits over four innings, followed by one run and one hit against Braden Stanton in three innings. Mansager homered and doubled for two runs.
Plainwell 8, Vicksburg 7 (Game 1)
The Trojans rallied from down one for a walkoff win as Justin LaBonte’s two-out single brought in Caleb Harrington for the win. Harrington scored thrice and Isaac Davis pitched a complete game. Vicksburg stats weren’t available.
Plainwell 1, Vicksburg 0 (Game 2)
Vicksburg’s Nick Swope and Plainwell’s Nick Tiller had a classic pitching battle in game two. Tiller tossed a one-hit shutout with three strikeouts and two walks. Swope allowed just one earned run, five hits, and six walks in his complete game. Jackson Vlietstra scored the lone run thanks to Austin Miller’s RBI single in the sixth inning. Tyler DeVries had the lone Bulldog hit.
Sturgis 11, South Haven 1 (Game 1)
Lane Kimes allowed one unearned run in four innings with three hits, followed by a clean fifth inning by Isaac Harper. Zach Chapman picked up three hits (one double) and two runs. Kimes, Harper, and Brayden Bathgate also scored three runs each and Kendall Buscher added three RBI with a double.
Sturgis 5, South Haven 2 (Game 2)
Drew Murphy struck out nine in his four inning start, allowing one hit and an unearned run. Harper fanned five and allowed one run in two and 1/3 of relief, followed by Dalton Soergel for the final two outs. Offensively, Kimes had two RBI on two hits (one double) and a run. Buscher scored twice and Chapman added a double.
Edwardsburg 4, Allegan 3 (Game 1)
After a 2-1 first inning, the score stayed locked up until solo spots from both teams in the sixth and seventh innings. Brayden Burgess pitched five and 2/3 innings for the Eddies with two hits, two runs (one earned) and six strikeout. Caden Goggins scored twice with two-hit days from him, Colby Sidenbender, and Jonah Sibley. Tyler Aldrich had a complete game for the Tigers.
Edwardsburg 13, Allegan 0 (Game 2)
The Eddies left no doubt in game two with a 12-run first inning. Sidenbender, Sibley, and Connor Ostrander each scored two runs. Sidenbender drew four walks. Ostrander, Bryce Blue, and Drew Bidwell each had two RBI. Travis Straughn had an excellent five-inning outing on the mound, allowing one hit and striking out 12.
Climax-Scotts 1, St. Philip 0 (Game 1)
This game saw a pitching clinic with only one hit for both teams and no scoring until the Panther walkoff in the seventh. Brock Borden scored the lone run after getting hit by a pitch to start the inning. A walk and another HBP moved him to third, followed by a wild pitch to score him. Jake Lane struck out 14 in six and a 1/3 innings for C-S, followed by two outs for Jackson Lawrence after Lane hit the pitch count. Braden Butler’s double was the only Panther hit.
St. Philip 2, Climax-Scotts 1 (Game 2)
The Fighting Tigers got the better of a second pitcher’s duel, scattering seven hits. Jake Lane had the lone run and Andrew Elenga picked up two hits for C-S. Lawrence started on the mound, going five and 1/3 innings with two hits, one unearned run, and three strikeouts.
Comstock 6, Brandywine 5 (Game 1)
The Colts fell behind 5-1 after the third inning, but rallied with a five-run fifth inning. TJ Reilly doubled and singled for two runs. Jared Plane had two hits and a run with Steven Brown added two RBI. Tanner Clements tossed a complete game with eight hits and four strikeouts.
Comstock 7, Brandywine 1 (Game 2)
Jared Plane came close to a complete game shutout, finishing with six and 2/3 innings, one run in the seventh, five hits, and seven strikeouts. Plane also added two hits and a run. Jack Kendall had a three hit, two run day and Branden Willis added two hits.
(At Kalamazoo Central)
Kalamazoo Central 10, Battle Creek Central 0 (Game 1)
Christian Rakowski threw four and 2/3 shutout innings with three hits against him and six strikeouts. Jeffrey DeYoung scored thrice with a double and single. Matt Bau scored two and Kaden Birchmeier knocked in two with two hits (one double). Mitchell Herder added a triple and run.
Kalamazoo Central 16, Battle Creek Central 0 (Game 2)
Austin Dickens tossed three no-hit innings in the blowout with four strikeouts. Cole Hemingway and Jackson Teranella-Hoffman both scored three runs. William Fulton, Herder, Jack Uekert, and Avery Thielman each scored twice.
(At Portage Central)
Portage Central 7, Lakeview 4 (Game 1)
Ryan Dorff’s solid start put the Mustangs in position to win, allowing only an unearned run in six innings with seven hits and five strikeouts. Max Longman doubled and singled twice, scoring two runs. Bronson Wyman also had a double and two singles for a run and RBI. Luke Leto added two RBI with a triple.
Portage Central 7, Lakeview 5 (Game 2)
Five runs in the first inning allowed PC to weather any comeback bids from the Spartans. Jacob Gernon and Michael Verduzco each scored twice. Nick Ford had two hits and Jason Erhardt got on back thrice thanks to a single and two walks. Leto stole three bases.
(At Gull Lake)
Otsego 9, Gull Lake 2 (Game 1)
After a 2-1 score through four innings, the Bulldogs lit up with four runs in the fifth inning and three in the sixth. Otsego’s Jaekob Sallee knocked in five runners with two doubles and a sacrifice fly. Derek Ward did a excellent job holding the Blue Devils in check, pitching six and 1/3 innings with three hits and one earned run. Jacob Louden and John Stage had the Gull Lake runs.
Otsego 4, Gull Lake 1 (Game 2)
A three-run third inning was enough for Otsego on the strength of Carter Morris’s arm, throwing six and 1/3 innings with one unearned run and five hits. Addison Atwater had three hits and two runs with Sallee adding three RBI with a home run. Luke Mastromatteo pitched all but one out for the Blue Devils with four runs (three earned) and six hits. Dylan Stanton had the lone RBI on a double.
(At White Pigeon)
Decatur 23, White Pigeon 0 (Game 1)
Decatur’s Jared Checkley held White Pigeon without a hit in three innings. The Raiders had five RBI from Colin Warkentine, four runs by Checkley, and three runs via Peyton Eberling and Garrett Smith.
Decatur 15, White Pigeon 0 (Game 2)
Dominick Pant’s triple was the lone Chief hit in game two. Ben Cerven had the three inning shutout. Justin Gale notched three RBI.
Mendon 15, Cassopolis 0 (Game 1)
Cole Decker struck out seven and allowed only one hit in the game’s three innings. Noah Slaughter scored three runs via three walks. Scoring twice were Emmett Bingman, Corbin Weinberg, Carson Cupp, and Chris Dupree. Isaac Conklin nothced three RBI.
Mendon 11, Cassopolis 1 (Game 2)
Noah Slaughter struck out eight in three and 2/3 innings, allowing one run and four hits. Bingaman racked up four RBI. Wyatt Diekman scored thrice with two runs by Dupree and Conklin. Dylan Green had the lone Ranger run and two of their four hits.
Edwardsburg 12, Vicksburg 2 (Game 1)
The Eddies held Vicksburg to only one hit with two unearned runs against starting pitcher Jonah Sibley, who struck out 10 in five innings. The game was tight at 3-2 after four innings, then Edwardsburg plated three in each of the final three innings. Conner Nelson tallied three RBI on three hits with two runs. Bryce Blue and Mac Gaideski both scored twice. Vicksburg’s runs came from Parker Wilson and Nick Swope.
Edwardsburg 10, Vicksburg 4 (Game 2)
After a 5-0 start by the close of the fourth inning, the Eddies put up five in the fifth inning. The Bulldogs managed two in the bottom half and fought to get the game to a full seven innings. Gaideski allowed two hits and two earned runs in five innings with four strikeouts and six walks. Colby Sidenbender racked up four RBI on three singles. Sibley, Blue, Nelson, and Drew Bidwell each had two runs. Vicksburg’s Wilson had a RBI double and run.
(At Fifth Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids)
GR West Catholic 4, Hackett Catholic 3 (Game 1, 8 innings)
Both teams opened with two runs in the first inning. West Catholic went ahead with one in the second, which was matched in the fifth. The score stayed 3-3 until WC’s walkoff single in the eighth. Michael Tourney pitched a solid six innings for the Irish, giving up six hits and three runs (one earned). Andrew Widger scored twice on two singles and Sam Shea added a double and single for a run and RBI.
West Catholic 15, Hackett Catholic 7 (Game 2)
West Catholic blew up with a six-run fourth inning to grab a 9-3 lead. Hackett got four back in the bottom half, but another six runs in the fifth sealed HCP’s fate. Stephen Kwapis had a homer and single for three RBI and a run. Shea tallied three hits and two runs with Garrett Warner also scoring twice.
(At Portage Northern)
Portage Northern 10, Niles 1 (Game 1)
The Vikings hung with the sixth-ranked Huskies for five and a half innings, only trailing 3-1. In the bottom of the sixth, Portage Northern exploded for a seven run inning. Trey Neal had the start on the mound and gave up only two hits and one run in five and 2/3 innings, striking out five. Tyler Helgeson doubled twice for two runs and two RBI. Greg Lapetina, Nolan McCarthy, and Parkey Brey each added two RBI each. Zach Quinn scored twice.
Portage Northern 12, Niles 3 (Game 2)
The second game was in less doubt after the Huskies opened with a six-run first inning. All 12 runs were spread between 12 players. Eli Caranci picked up three RBI and Zach Quinn had two. Four pitchers combined for four hits and three runs allowed.
Watervliet 5, Constantine 1 (Game 1)
Both teams had six hits and no errors, but the Panthers better capitalized on the limited chances. Kolin Jones had the lone Falcon run, doubling twice. Nate Scott brought him home on a RBI double.
Constantine 10, Watervliet 4 (Game 2)
This time, the Falcons fared better despite both teams tallying nine hits. Jones scored three runs on three singles. Ty Dumm had three RBI, two coming on sacrifice flies. Brock Ganus, Trevor Tice, and Hunter Lindbert all scored twice.
Union City 6, Schoolcraft 4 (Game 1)
The game remained scoreless after four innings, then errors helped bring in four UC runs in the fifth and two in the sixth. The Eagles scored thrice in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t complete a comeback. Tyler DeGroote tossed four scoreless innings in his start with three hits against him. Alex Thole and Ryan Gillesby each had two hits and a RBI for Schoolcraft.
Schoolcraft 15, Union City 0 (Game 2)
The Eagles took out frustrations in the second game with five runs in the first and nine in the second. Ryan Gillesby was the man of the hour, throwing four shutout innings with two hits allowed and six strikeouts. Offensively, Gillesby scored four times on two hits and a walk. Connor Nutt scored thrice on two hits. Dawson Shearer and Thole both scored twice.
(At Siena Heights University)
Jackson College 6, Kalamazoo Valley 5
Click here for the official box score. With the defeat in the MCCAA Seeding tournament, the Cougars are the fourth seed for next week’s Region XII tournament in Sandusky, Ohio. They’ll face Eastern Conference champ Lansing Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET.
(At Loy Norrix)
Mattawan 12, Loy Norrix 1 (Game 1)
In a makeup from Tuesday, Wildcat pitchers Jake Urbain (four innings) and Parker Neel (one inning) allowed only one hit to Loy Norrix’s Elijah Miller, who brought in Zayne Apperley with a RBI single. Mattawan had three runs from Max Huntley, four RBI by Connor Schuman, and three RBI via Kincaid Devenport.
Mattawan 13, Loy Norrix 2 (Game 2)
The Wildcats kept rolling with 11 runs in the first inning, getting three RBI via AJ Walsh and runs scored by 10 players. Apperley and Grant Emenheiser scored for the Knights.
Plainwell 8, Comstock 2 (Game 1)
The Colts had a 2-1 lead after the fourth inning, but the Trojans assumed control from there. Branden Willis pitched five innings, allowing four hits and four runs (one earned.) Three of Comstock’s four hits came from Evan Caswell. The other was a RBI single via Owen Drake.
Plainwell 16, Comstock 2 (Game 2)
The Trojans slowly built up a 7-0 lead after five, then exploded for a nine-run sixth. Both Comstock RBIs came on a Michael Khazad double, scoring Caswell and TJ Reilly.
All area games cancelled or postponed due to weather conditions.
(At Kalamazoo Central)
Kalamazoo Central 11, Loy Norrix 10 (Game 1)
The Maroon Giants raced out to an 8-3 lead after the second inning, but the Knights crawled back to a 10-9 deficit after the top of the fifth inning. K-Central added one insurance run in the bottom half, which was enough for the final margin.
For KC, Nick Rakowski tallied four RBI on a double and two singles. His brother Christian doubled twice and singled for two RBI and a run. Mitchell Herder and Sam Henley scored thrice each and both Brooks Hemingway and Hilario DeLaPaz added two runs each. For LN, Yohan Ademodi had a big game with a home run and three singles, racking up four RBI and three runs. Ty Overhiser scored twice.
Kalamazoo Central 6, Loy Norrix 0 (Game 2)
The second game was a different beast thanks to Herder’s solid pitching, allowing only four hits over a five-inning shutout. Six hits and seven walks led to K-Central’s scoring. DeLaPaz tripled and singled for two RBI and two runs. Brooks Hemingway added two RBI. Ademodi and Jacob VanHorne doubled for the Knights.
(At Kalamazoo Christian)
Kalamazoo Christian 3, Watervliet 0 (Game 1)
Michael Moralez threw a perfect game for the Comets, needing only 72 pitches to achieve perfection with 14 strikeouts. Moralez was also the lone Comet to have a multi-hit day with a double and single. Elliot Lemmer, Chris Terpstra, and Ben Hart scored the K-Christian runs.
Kalamazoo Christian 14, Watervliet 8 (Game 2)
It was a much different path to victory in game two as the score was 13-6 Comets after the second inning. Three scoreless innings in relief from Chris Terpsta dampened any comeback bid from the Panthers. Moralez added three runs on two singles and a double. Lemmer tallied three RBI on a triple and single. Josh Egberts and Alec Corwin each scored twice.
(At Delton Kellogg)
Hackett Catholic 10, Delton Kellogg 6 (Game 1, 8 innings)
The Panthers held a narrow 5-4 lead after the fifth inning. Hackett scored twice in the seventh to go ahead, but DK got one back to force extras. With Panther starting pitcher Riley Roblyer pitch-counted out for the eighth, the Irish unloaded with four in the eighth.
Hackett’s three pitchers combined for 16 strikeouts with relievers John Brown and Stephen Kwapis only giving up one combined run over four innings. Andrew Widger scored thrice via a double and two singles. Kwapis picked up three hits and Garrett Warner notched three RBI on two hits. DK’s Max Swift had a three hit day.
Hackett Catholic 3, Delton Kellogg 2 (Game 2)
Kwapis struck out six over three innings on the mound. Widger and Sam Shea both had two hits.
Schoolcraft 9, Galesburg-Augusta 0 (Game 1)
Jett Gott saw five scoreless innings with two hits allowed and 10 strikeouts, followed by two clean in relief from Harmon DeVries. Seven of the 11 Eagle hits were doubles with two by both Dawson Shearer and Alex Thole. Shearer notched four RBI and Thole had two. Gavin Miller picked up both of the Ram hits (one double).
Schoolcraft 4, Galesburg-Augusta 0 (Game 2)
Pitching remained strong for the Eagles as Thole tossed five shutout innings with two hits allowed and four strikeouts, followed by one scoreless by Jonny Abel. Shearer tripled for a run and RBI with additional runs by Thole, Gott, and Aiden Hursey. For G-A, Miller again had two hits and pitched a respectable outing with seven hits and four earned runs against a potent Schoolcraft offense.
Constantine 7, Lawton 4 (Game 1)
The Falcons started with a three-run first, but allowed all four in the second inning to Lawton. Constantine tied the game in the third and went ahead in the fourth. Cory King tossed a complete game with six hits, four runs (two earned), and five strikeouts. Nate Scott had a three RBI on a double and sacrifice fly. Kolin Jones notched two runs on two hits.
Constantine 8, Lawton 3 (Game 2)
Brock Ganus and Nate Scott both scored twice and doubled for Constantine. Trey Salisbury added two hits and a run. Seth Wright pitched four scoreless innings in his start, giving up only two hits with three strikeouts.
Centreville 27, Eau Claire 0 (Game 1)
The Bulldogs put up a touchdown and field goal in the first, then two touchdowns and a field goal in the second thanks to 10 hits and 14 walks. Leading the offense was Austin Schrader’s four runs, four hits, and four RBI. Seth Chiddister, Derek Gleaton, Jared Spencer, Trae Martin, Jackson Barnhart, and Sam Todd all scored three runs each. Matt Lorencz pitched three hit-less innings with just one walk and six strikeouts.
Centreville 21, Eau Claire 0 (Game 2)
Game two also looked more like a football score with 14 in the first and seven in the second. Scoring thrice was Gleaton with three hits by Jacob Spencer and three RBI via Schrader. Henrick Payne threw three scoreless innings.
Decatur 11, Mendon 0 (Game 1)
The Hornets suffered their first Southwest 10 Conference defeat largely due to Jakob Southworth’s gem, allowing only one hit with 11 strikeouts over a five-inning shutout. Emmett Bingaman was the lone Hornet baserunner.
Decatur 9, Mendon 2 (Game 2)
Mendon managed six hits and two unearned runs against Decatur’s Travis Hunsberger, but great pitching again won for the Raiders with 12 strikeouts over Hunsberger’s complete game. Nate Eberstein and Chris Dupree scored the Hornet runs. Cole Decker had a double, single, and RBI.
Bloomingdale 18, White Pigeon 0 (Game 1)
Seven errors and 11 hits allowed sunk the Chiefs in game one. Only Jake O’Brien (walk) and Noah Teeter (hit-by-pitch) made it on base for White Pigeon against Bloomingdale’s three pitchers.
Bloomingdale 4, White Pigeon 3 (Game 2)
Game two was far better for WP, matching the Cardinals with solo runs in the first and fourth innings. The Chiefs had one in the top of the fifth, but Bloomingdale had two in the bottom half and held firm from there. Dominick Pant pitched all six innings for White Pigeon with eight hits, four runs (three earned), and seven strikeouts. Reece Wesolek had two hits and a run. Teeter and Brenden Stephensen also scored.
Cassopolis 12, Hartford 10 (Game 1)
Cassopolis 3, Hartford 0 (Game 2)
No statistics available.
(At Gull Lake)
Gull Lake 14, Lakeview 4 (Game 1)
After falling behind 3-1 initially, the Blue Devils exploded with five runs in the third, three in the fourth, and five more in the fifth. Kole Warren racked up six RBI on only two hits. Jacob Louden scored four times with three run days for JT Mansager and Dylan Stanton. Both Mansager and Stanton singled twice and doubles with the latter adding three RBI.
Gull Lake 3, Lakeview 3 (Game 2)
The Spartans held a 3-0 lead after the fourth inning. Gull Lake scored twice in the fifth and had one more in the seventh inning, tying the game up as darkness prevented extras. Jack Blesch pitched a complete game for the Blue Devils with six hits, three runs (two earned) and nine strikeouts. Hunter Hazel doubled twice and singled for a run. Mansager and Stanton also scored.