Baseball, Softball Roundup
By N3 Sports Team
Lions, Pack Split
Newaygo 2-4 Fremont 0-5
Peyton Bitson started, Isaac Nausadis finished and the two combined to fire blanks at the Packers in the opener. Nausadis took over mound duties in the 4th in a scoreless game and got the win when Nick Symington crossed the plate on a ground out by Nausadis in the 5th. Bitson scored the final run in the 6th.
The cap saw Nate Hoffman go the distance for the Pack striking out 7 Lions in the process and picking up the win. Trailing 5-0 in the 6th when Hunter Lay singled scoring Bitson and Jamie Warren and...
...Nick Frey came home on an error. In the final frame Tristan Mumper came home on a single by Bitson and the Lions put the tying and winning runs on base before the Pack put away the final out for the split. Mumper and Warren each collected 2 hits.
Panthers Score 30 In Sweep
Hesperia 16-14 Shelby 14-2
Thursday’s first contest was a slugfest as the Panthers jumped out to a 7 run first inning and kept the offensive pressure on through the 5th. The Tigers tried to keep pace and were relentless as they scored in every inning including plating 3 runs in each of the final 2 frames but Hesperia hung on to capture the win. Masen Majersky and Alyssa Miller crossed the plate 3 times apiece and Majersky drove home 4 runs to lead the Panther attack. Miller and Kaecie Hornsby picked up a pair of RBIs each.
In the second game Claire Rumsey hit for the cycle collecting a single, double, triple, and home run and for good measure she drew a walk in her only other at bat. Rumsey finished with 5 RBI’s and 3 runs scored. The Tiger bats were silenced by the mound work of Alexa Klemundt who yielded just a single earned run while scattering 5 hits. Hornsby rapped out 3 hits, Megan Norris drove home 3 with a pair of doubles and Miller tripled and singled.
Devils Down Black Cats
Holton 11-11 Hesperia 2-0
The Red Devils shot down the Panther offense Friday sweeping the CSAA Silver finale.
In the opener Mariah Stitt drove home both runs for Hesperia but the Holton offense rolled to victory. The nightcap saw the Panthers scratch out just 4 hits.