Parchment 6, Galesburg-Augusta 2 (Game 1)
Having just watched a one-run lead slip away, the Parchment offense came to life over the final two innings, and the Panthers pulled away for a 6-2 win over Galesburg-Augusta.
Parchment scored two runs in the sixth, and added a pair of insurance runs in the seventh. The Panthers finished with eight hits and drew six walks. Brendan Kortz, Seth Somers and Hunter Hanna all had one RBI each for Parchment. Somers, Kortz and Brendan Kortz all had a pair of singles to combine for six of the team’s hits.
Starting pitcher Andrew Gardner was strong on the mound, throwing 5.1 innings and allowing two runs on three hits. Gardner also had six strikeouts. Evan Jasiak nearly had a two-inning save, collecting five outs to close the door on the Rams. Jasiak had three strikeouts to one walk, and allowed no hits.
W- Andrew Gardner: 5.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 6 K
L- Max Landers: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 1 K
Galesburg-Augusta 10, Parchment 9 (Game 2, six innings)
A five-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning helped Galesburg-Augusta escape with a split, as the Rams beat Parchment, 10-9.
The Rams trailed by a run when Alec Beatty drove in a two-run double to win the game.
Game two was sloppy, as the two teams nearly committed as many errors (10) as they came up with hits (11). The Rams trailed by as many as five runs before scoring three runs in the bottom of the fifth, which set the stage for the heroics from Beatty in the sixth.
Max Landers has an RBI, as did Gavin Catherwood. Thurman McDaniel scored three runs for the Rams, after drawing three walks from his leadoff spot.
For Parchment, Alex Guzior, Seth Somers and Jacob Newman all drove in one run each. Garrett Stutz had a triple, while Josh Appelgren and Jacob Bielski each had a double.
W- Nytry: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
L- Evan Jasiak: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
South Haven 10, Three Rivers 9 (Game 1)
The Rams built an 8-2 lead through the top of the fourth inning, only to see Three Rivers tie it up with a six-run outburst in the bottom of the frame. The Wildcats pulled ahead with a run in the fifth, but South Haven finished with one run in each of the final two innings.
Jalen Heivilin, Gavin Charvat, Dawson Skrzypek and Zach Ludwick all saw time on the mound for Three Rivers. They combined for five strikeouts, and nine hits and five earned runs allowed. Ludwick hit a double and a single, Zach Meyer doubled twice, and Rico Scare (double) and Ellifritz had one hit apiece. Scare finished with 3 RBI and Ludwick had 2 RBI. Ellifritz also stole two bases.
South Haven 7, Three Rivers 2 (Game 2)
With four runs in the second inning, the Rams would hold on for the Wolverine Conference sweep in five innings. Carter Minger took the loss for the Wildcats. He surrendered three hits, one earned run, struck out two and walked two. Ty Hackenberg pitched the fifth, giving up two hits and two earned runs.
Scare registered two hits for the Wildcats, while Ashley Manansala and Charvat each had one. Scare had the team’s lone RBI.
Colon 2, Pittsford (Game 1)
A two-run fourth inning put the Magi over the top and helped Andy Stoll pick up a Southern Central Athletic Association victory. Stoll went 3 1/3 innings with two hits allowed and five strikeouts. Austin Stoll finished things off with five strikeouts and two hits allowed in 2 2/3 innings of work.
Phillip Alva and Austin Stoll both had two hits, and Andrew Smolarz and Matthew Bissett recorded one apiece. Austin Stoll drove in two runs for the Magi.
Pittsford 12, Colon 11 (Game 2)
Pittsford rallied with four runs in the fifth innings to split the doubleheader. Andrew Smolarz, Phillip Alva and Clayton Wolf all pitched for the Magi, giving up a collective four hits and eight earned runs. Andy Stoll (one triple), Andrew Smolarz and Austin Stoll came away with two hits apiece, and Michael Barkman, Alva, Jonathan Smolarz (triple), Bissett, Brandon Barkman and Brandon Crawford singled. Andrew Smolarz, Jonathan Smolarz, Bissett and Brandon Barkman all finished with 2 RBI.
Vicksburg 9, Plainwell 3 (Game 1)
No statistical information was reported.
Vicksburg 5, Plainwell 0 (Game 2)
No statistical information was reported.
St. Joseph County Tournament
Centreville 15, Burr Oak 0
Seth Chiddister only needed three innings on the mound as Centreville managed to score 15 runs on seven hits for the county tourney victory. Chiddister gave up just one hit and struck out six Bobcats. Alex Meyer and Nick Weber had two hits apiece, and Kyzer Bowen, Hunter Hutchinson, Jared Spencer and Chad Spence had hits. Meyer drove in two runs, and Weber, Bowen, Spencer and Spence had 1 RBI each.
Braxton Hernandez had a hit for Burr Oak. Noah Greene pitched two innings with four hits and three earned runs allowed, and Armando Beverly gave up five hits and four earned runs in the third.
Climax-Scotts 12, Tekonsha 1
Nathan Vickery earned the win for the Panthers with three hits allowed. Brock Borden led Climax-Scotts with two hits and 1 RBI, while Andrew Elenga had one hit and 2 RBI to help the squad improve to 16-4 overall.
Schoolcraft 11, Lawton 1 – five innings (Game 1)
With a dominant outing on the mound, and one big swing of the bat, Mark Shaink put on a show while leading Schoolcraft to an 11-1 win.
Shaink hit a three-run double in the first inning, and went five innings on the hill with one run allowed on four hits. Shaink had four strikeouts, and threw only 57 pitches.
Joining Shaink in the RBI column, Dalton Adams drove in two runs for the Eagles, while Alex Thole had two hits and 1 RBI. Jack Hunt had two hits, including a double, and scored two runs. Austin Edwards scored three runs. As a team, the Eagles racked up 10 hits and drew seven walks.
The five-run first inning proved to be plenty of run support for Shaink; however, the Eagles did add two runs in the third inning, and a four-run outburst in the fifth inning ended the game.
W- Mark Shaink: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Schoolcraft 12, Lawton 0 – five innings (Game 2)
Connor Nutt and Jack Hunt combined for a one-hitter, as Schoolcraft ran away with game two, defeating Lawton 12-0.
Nutt got the start, and earned the win for Schoolcraft, throwing four innings and allowing one hit. Hunt pitched one inning in relief, striking out two batters. The duo was consistently getting ahead of hitters in the count, as 18 of 20 batters saw a first-pitch strike.
Mark Shaink had some first-inning magic again, this time driving in two runs on a double in the first inning. The Eagles scored three runs in the opening frame, and added four runs in the second. Schoolcraft then put the mercy rule in play with a five-run fourth inning.
Wyatt Adams had 2 RBI for Schoolcraft, while Jett Gott, Dalton Adams and Mark Melching all had 1 RBI each.
W- Connor Nutt: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Photos by Katrina Rayhill
Hackett Catholic 13, Constantine 0 (Game 1)
Through three innings, Hackett Catholic found itself hanging on to a tight 1-0 lead over Constantine.
All of that changed in a hurry, as the Irish scored three runs in the fourth and added a nine-run flurry in the fifth inning to put away the Falcons, 13-0.
Joe Carr got the win for Hackett, pitching five innings and allowing no runs on five hits. Carr added five strikeouts, and did not have a walk.
Stephen Kwapis led Hackett with 4 RBI. Carr had a big game at the dish as well, going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and 3 RBI. Brenden Warner added 2 RBI, while Keaton Ashby, Garrett Warner and Andrew Widger all drove in one run each.
W- Joe Carr: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
L- Seth Wright: 4.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Hackett Catholic 7, Constantine 4 (Game 2)
Holding off a late rally, Hackett hung on for the sweep, with a 7-4 win over Constantine in game two.
The Irish led 7-0 in the fifth inning, when Constantine made things interesting late. The Falcons scored one run in the fifth and three runs in the sixth to cut the deficit, but couldn’t get any closer. Sam Shea shut the door for Hackett, earning the save after striking out two batters and allowing no hits in the seventh inning.
Heath Baldwin got the win for Hackett, throwing six inning and striking out 12. Baldwin allowed four runs on two hits.
Keaton Ashby and Garrett Warner paced the Hackett offense, each having two hits with 2 RBI. Brenden Warner with 3-for-4 with 1 RBI and scored two runs. Joe Carr also added an RBI for Hackett.
Constantine was led by Karter Heslet, who had 2 RBI. Trey Salisbury added 1 RBI for Constantine.
W- Heath Baldwin: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 12 K
L- Trevor Tice: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 4 K
Parchment 3, Bridgman 0 (Game 1)
Garrett Stutz delivered a complete-game shutout, as Parchment took game one over Bridgman, 3-0.
Stutz allowed seven hits, but had nine strikeouts to only one walk. Parchment was actually out-hit by Bridgman, but took advantage of four Bridgman errors. Jacob Bielski had 2 RBI for Parchment. Seth Somers had a pair of singles.
Parchment led 1-0 for most of the game, before adding a pair of insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth.
W- Garrett Stutz: 7.0 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
Bridgman 11, Parchment 4 (Game 2)
A barrage of early runs was too much to overcome for Parchment in game two, as the Panthers fell to Bridgman, 11-4.
Bridgman scored 10 runs in the first three innings, to take a commanding lead. Both teams finished with eight hits, but Parchment did commit three errors in the field.
Eric Nordquist had 2 RBI for Parchment, while Jacob Newman and Seth Somers each drove in one run. Vinny Yado went 2-for-2 with a pair of singles, and scored two runs. Brendan Kortz also had a pair of singles for Parchment.
L- Jacob Bielski: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 10 R, 6 ER, 6 BB, 2 K
Mattawan 4, Portage Northern 3 (Game 1)
A sacrifice fly in the top half of the seventh inning helped Mattawan squeak by Portage Northern, 4-3.
The Huskies rallied back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game in the bottom of the fifth inning. The two teams were scoreless in the sixth, before Mattawan’s go-ahead run in the seventh.
Hits were rare for both teams, with Mattawan having a slight edge, 6-5. Of those five hits for Portage Northern, three of them belonged to Tyler Helgeson, who also drove in a run. Jon Wolf added 1 RBI and one run scored. Xander Morris didn’t have an official at-bat, but did score a run and drew two walks.
Mattawan 11, Portage Northern 3 (Game 2)
There were no seventh-inning heroics in game two, as Mattawan took an early lead and coasted to an 11-3 win over Portage Northern.
The Wildcats scored seven runs in the first inning to take a commanding lead. The Huskies rallied back with three runs in the bottom half of the inning, but did not score again. Mattawan added four runs in the fourth inning.
Brendan Perry went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI for the Huskies. Greg Lapetina had a double and an RBI.
Portage Northern utilized six different pitchers throughout the contest. JP Gonzalez had the longest outing, going 2.1 innings. Gonzalez struck out two and allowed no runs on four hits.
Union City 9, Centerville 0
Union City would use a five-run fifth inning to seal the deal. With Union City already up 4-0, the top of the fifth inning got going when Johns would score on an error by the pitcher Derek Gleaton to make it 5-0 in favor of the Chargers. Later in the inning it was Gordon’s line drive that scored both Hunt and Kever to make it 9-0, that would be the final as Union City leaves the County seat with a win in a one game matchup with Centerville.
Johns powered the Chargers with 3 H, 2 RBI, and 2 R. Stuchel, Kever, and Hunt all chipped in with one hit for Union City.
Derek Gleaton, Nick Weber, and Kyzer Bowen all had a hit for Centerville in the loss.
W-Kever: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 7 K
L-Jared Spencer: 3.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
St. Joseph County Tournament
Colon 11, White Pigeon 0
Phillip Alva pitched two innings of shutout ball for the win, Matthew Bissett gave up just one hit in two innings and Jonathan Smolarz registered the save in the fifth for the Magi in a St. Joseph County Tournament victory. The Magi scored three runs in the first inning, four in the second and two each in the fourth and fifth frames. Michael Barkman, Andy Stoll, Andrew Smolarz, Austin Stoll and Josh Allerding all had two hits for Colon. Phillip Alva, Jonathan Smolarz, Bissett and Clayton Wolf each added one.
Carter Grant took the loss for the Chiefs. Dominick Pant had White Pigeon’s lone hit.
Video by Coletin Gascho
Galesburg-Augusta 4, Gobles 1 (Game 1)
The Rams rallied to take a 2-1 lead in the fourth and tacked on a run in the fifth and sixth innings on a seven-hit effort. Patterson earned the win for Galesburg-Augusta, going seven innings with six hits and one earned run allowed. He finished with six strikeouts. Beatty led the team with two hits, McDaniel doubled, and Patterson, Miller, Walker and Wilson singled.
Galesburg-Augusta 3, Gobles 2 (Game 2)
Once again the Rams battled back, this time from a 2-0 deficit through three innings, with a run in the fourth, one in the sixth and the winner in the seventh when Ball Lind into a fielder’s choice with one out that scored Beatty, who led the team with two hits (both doubles). McDaniel, Patterson, Miller and Landers singled for the Rams. McDaniel got the win with three innings of relief that yielded four hits and a strikeout. Walker tossed the first four innings and gave up just one hit and no earned runs.
Gull Lake 6, St. Joseph 2 (Game 1)
The Blue Devils racked up 11 hits in the opener and broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning with three runs. They tacked on one more in the seventh. No other information was reported.
Gull Lake 5, St. Joseph 0 (Game 2)
Gull Lake held a 2-0 lead heading into the seventh inning, when they added three more in a nine-hit effort. No other information was reported.
Portage Central 6, Kalamazoo Central 0 (Game 1)
Portage Central 3, Kalamazoo Central 3 (Game 2)
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Delton-Kellogg 3, Kalamazoo Christian 1 (Game 1)
A strong outing from Michael Moralez wasn’t enough, as a late offensive surge helped Delton-Kellogg topple Kalamazoo Christian, 3-1.
Moralez pitched six innings and had 12 strikeouts, while allowing only one earned run on seven hits. Moralez gave up two runs in the bottom of the sixth, breaking up what had been a 1-1 tie.
Kalamazoo Christian got its lone run in the fourth inning, when Mac Block drew a bases-loaded walk to score Elliot Lemmer. Travis Pease and Alec Corwin each had a pair of singles for the Comets.
L- Michael Moralez: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 12 K
Kalamazoo Christian 13, Delton-Kellogg 0 – five innings (Game 2)
The offense got going for Kalamazoo Christian in game two, as the Comets routed Delton-Kellogg, 13-0 in five innings.
The Comets were led by Michael Moralez, the game one starter, who went 2-for-3 with a double and 4 RBI. Alec Corwin went 3-for-3 with 3 RBI and two runs scored for the Comets. Travis Pease had two hits, including a triple, and had 1 RBI.
Kalamazoo Christian scored in every inning, including a three-run first inning to take the early lead. Six runs in the fifth broke the game open, and starter Elliot Lemmer closed the door in the bottom of the fifth to end the game early.
Lemmer finished with five innings pitched, and allowed only three hits. Lemmer added three strikeouts, and was often ahead in the count, as 16 of the 20 batters he faced saw a first-pitch strike.
W- Elliot Lemmer: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Climax-Scotts 8, Comstock 3
A late Comstock rally was thwarted, as the Colts fell to Climax-Scotts, 8-3.
Trailing 3-0 heading to the fifth inning, Comstock got two runs to cut the deficit. Climax-Scotts answered back quickly, scoring three runs in the bottom half of the inning. The Colts then added one run in the sixth, but were again bested in the inning, as Climax-Scotts added two more runs.
Jacob Dankert had 2 RBI for Comstock, which Jared Plane added one. Kyle Moore went 2-for-4 with a double.
W- Z. Tullis: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
L- Eric Miller: 4.0 IP, 11 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
East Kentwood 10, Loy Norrix 8 (Game 1)
A late lead slipped away from Loy Norrix, as the Knights fell 10-8 to East Kentwood.
Loy Norrix held an 8-6 lead after five innings, but a four-run sixth inning propelled East Kentwood to the win. After scoring three runs in the bottom half of the fifth to take the lead, the Knights went scoreless over the final two innings.
Caleb Gonzalez led Loy Norrix with three hits, and drove in 2 RBI. Adam Dorstewitz had a 2-RBI single. The only extra-base hit of the contest for Loy Norrix belonged to Baker Conley, who finished 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.
Yohannes Ademodi and Dayton Lay each had 1 RBI for the Knights.
East Kentwood 15, Loy Norrix 2 – 5 innings (Game 2)
Loy Norrix managed only three hits, as East Kentwood came away with a dominant 15-2 win in game two.
The Knights scored both their runs in the first inning, with Baker Conley brining in 1 RBI. East Kentwood broke the game wide open with an 8-run third inning, which pushed its lead to 14-2.
Caleb Gonzalez had a pair of singles for Loy Norrix, and scored one run. Justin Timmerman also singled and scored a run for the Knights.
Portage Northern 11, Portage Central 0 – 5 innings (Game 1)
Clinging to a 1-0 lead in what had been a game dominated by pitching, Portage Northern rattled off 10 runs in the fifth inning to come away with an 11-0 win over Portage Central, in five innings.
Every player in the lineup had a hit for Portage Northern, including three players with two-hit games. Greg Lapetina had a triple and 3 RBI to pace the attack. Noah Hecht had a pair of doubles, 2 RBI and two runs scored. Tyler Helgeson and Nolan McCarthy also had a pair of hits and 2 RBI, each.
While the late offensive surge helped ensure a victory, starting pitcher Cam French didn’t need much run support. French pitched five innings, allowing only two hits while striking out three. French also did not allow a single walk.
Luke Leto had a double for the Mustangs, and Evan Williams had a single.
W- Cam French: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
L- Carter Colosky: 4.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
Portage Central 8, Portage Northern 0 (Game 2)
In game two, Portage Central flipped the script thanks to a dominant outing from Bronson Wyman.
Wyman pitched a complete game shutout, allowing six hits while striking out four batters, as Portage Central beat Portage Northern 8-0 to earn a split on the day.
The Mustangs jumped on top early, with two runs in the first inning, and one run in the second. Portage Central would pad the lead with tow runs in the fifth inning, and a three-run sixth.
Max Longman homered for Portage Central, and finished with 2 RBI. Luke Leto found himself on base plenty, going 2-for-2 and drawing a pair of walks, scoring three runs. Jason Erhardt had an RBI double, while Dawson Blevins, Ben Cunningham and Evan Williams all added 1 RBI each.
Cam French had a pair of singles for the Huskies, while Noah Hecht had a double – the only extra base hit of the game for the Huskies.
W- Bronson Wyman: 7.0 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
L- Tyler Helgeson: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Climax-Scotts 8, Comstock 3
Zach Tullis was the winning pitcher for the Panthers. Dylan Butler was 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles, 1 RBI and two stolen bases, Brock Borden had two hits and 2 RBI, and Luke Mobley finished with two hits and 2 RBI. No information for Comstock was reported.
Photos by Chris Carpenter
Kalamazoo Central 1, Gull Lake 0 (Game 1)
A ground ball fielder’s choice in the first inning was the difference in game one, as Kalamazoo Central snuck past Gull Lake, 1-0.
Jack Uekert brought in the game’s only run, and starter Lukas Bolton did the rest for the Giants. Bolton threw a complete game, allowing three hits while striking out 10.
Hilario DeLaPaz had two hits for the Giants. Luke Scoles had a pair of hits for Gull Lake and was solid on the mound, despite taking the loss. Scoles allowed one run on four hits in six innings of work.
W- Lukas Bolton: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K
L- Luke Scoles: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
Gull Lake 7, Kalamazoo Central 4 (Game 2)
In a pinch-hit opportunity, Nick Fadden came away with the game’s biggest play, helping Gull Lake manage a split in a 7-4 win.
Fadden came in with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, and he delivered with a 3-RBI double that proved to be the game-winning hit for the Blue Devils.
Jack Blesch added 2 RBI for Gull Lake, and Jacob Gleason drove in one run. Hunter Hazel and Jacob Allen each had a double. The Blue Devils were aided by six errors from Kalamazoo Central.
The Giants held a slim 3-2 lead for most of the game, until surrendering the lead in the fifth inning. Lukas Bolton had a double and 2 RBI, while Owen O’Neil drove in one run on two hits. Hilario DeLaPaz went 2-for-4, including a double.
W- Jacob Gleason: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
L- Sam Henley: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Battle Creek Lakeview 11, Loy Norrix 1 – five innings (Game 1)
A promising first inning didn’t last, as Loy Norrix fell in game one, 11-1 to Battle Creek Lakeview.
The Knights took an early lead in the first inning, when Drew Roberts scored the game’s first run. From there, the Knights were shutout, and held to one hit. Yohannes Ademodi and Baker Conley each had a double, while Elijah Miller added a single.
W- Tyler Brown: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
L- Adam Dorstewitz: 3.1 IP, 7 H, 9 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 5 K
Battle Creek Lakeview 15, Loy Norrix 1 – five innings (Game 2)
Loy Norrix was again unable to muster up much offense against the Battle Creek Lakeview pitching staff, as the Knights fell in game two, 15-1.
Loy Norrix was limited to two hits, and scored its only run in the fifth inning. Dayton Lay drove in the sole run for the Knights, scoring DeAndre Worthy who had reached base with a double.
Battle Creek Lakeview scored five runs in the first, and six runs in the second to open an early, commanding lead.
W- Jackson Kitchen: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
L- Alec Pirochta: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
Sturgis 3, Edwardsburg 2 (Game 1)
The No. 17 Trojans took the opener against No. 2 Edwardsburg in a critical Wolverine Conference doubleheader between championship contenders and state-ranked squads.
All three runs by Sturgis were scored in the fifth inning. Sam Leck scattered five hits and was responsible for one earned run. He had four strikeouts in the seven-inning effort. Leck, Korbin Whitcomb (double), Jake Abbs, Brayden Bathgate and Tony Harper each added hits. Leck and Abbs drove in runs for the Trojans.
Edwardsburg 7, Sturgis 3 (Game 2)
The Eddies scored two runs in the first inning and the Trojans answered with two in the third. Edwardsburg pulled ahead with a run in the fourth and finished strong with four runs in the seventh.
Sturgis starter Brecken Stewart went six innings and surrendered five hits and two earned runs to go with eight strikeouts. Three Sturgis pitchers worked the seventh. Tony Harper had a pair of base hits, and Leck, Stewart, Whitcomb, Avery Cleveland and Parker Stevens singled. Drew Murphy drove in two runs and Abbs had 1 RBI. Both squads moved to 12-2 atop the league standings.
Video by Mat Stutzman
Burr Oak 3, North Adams-Jerome 1 (Game 1)
Noah Greene gave the Bobcats a great outing with one hit allowed and seven strikeouts. Brandon Hernandez finished with two hits, and Braxton Hernandez and Isiah Palmer singled. Logan Wood drove in a run for Burr Oak. Greene, Brandon Hernandez (two) and Braxton Hernandez (two) stole bases.
North Adams-Jerome 8, Burr Oak 2 (Game 2)
With 11 total hits, North Adams-Jerome evened out the the doubleheader with steady offense throughout the contest, including a four-run fourth inning.
Armando Beverly threw 3 2/3 innings with nine hits and four earned runs surrendered for Burr Oak. Brandon Hernandez threw one inning with one hit allowed and Noah Greene went a third of an inning with one hit and one earned run allowed. Greene, Brandon Hernandez and Logan Wood singled for the Bobcats.
Otsego 6, Three Rivers 1 (Game 1)
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, scoring three more in the fourth and one in the sixth. Carter Minger took the loss for Three Rivers with six hits and five earned runs allowed in four innings. Zach Ludwick tossed the final two innings with three hits and one earned run allowed. Jalen Heivilin, Gavin Charvat, Ashley Manansala and Luka Wagner all singled for the Wildcats.
Otsego 4, Three Rivers 1 (Game 2)
A 1-1 tie through four innings was broken with a three-run sixth frame by Otsego. Three Rivers starter Parker Ellifritz scattered five hits and was responsible for three earned runs with three strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings. Ludwick struck out won in 1 1/3 innings. Heivilin, Ellifritz and Manansala singled for Three Rivers.
Vicksburg 1, Dowagiac 0 (Game 1)
No statistical information was reported.
Vicksburg 11, Dowagiac 0 (Game 2)
No statistical information was reported.