By N3 Sports Team
Panthers, Lions Split
Hesperia 8-4 Newaygo 2-8
In game 1 the Panthers struck early posting an 8-0 lead after plating 6 in the 2nd inning. Masen Majersky doubled scored and drove in a pair of runs while Claire Rumsey rapped out a double and 2 singles for the Black Cats, Alexa Klemundt kept the Lion hitters off balance yielding just 6 hits and...
...striking out 5. Ashley Beemer picked up the lone Lion RBI and Mollie Frisbee rapped a pair of singles for Newaygo.
In the nightcap it was the Lions who leapt out in front with a half dozen first inning runs then holding back the Panthers late charge. Hesperia rapped out 10 hits but timely defense and Madison Bush’s ability to pitch out of a couple of jams gave her the mound win and the Lions a split. Tosha Cross doubled and singled scoring twice, while Ali VanAlstine, Alex Marvin, and Beemer collected RBI’s. Bush finished with 7 K’s and no walks.
Alyssa Miller doubled and singled twice for the Panthers.Majersky and Megan Norris each rapped out a pair of hits and Kaecie Hornsby picked up 2 RBI’s.
Cloud Drop Two To Tigers
Shelby 14-10 White Cloud 3-6
The Indians ended regular season play on a rough note dropping both ends of their doubleheader at Shelby Tuesday. In game 1, Elexis Plotts had 2 doubles, Hannah Brown had 2 hits including a triple and Allison Schulz added a pair of hits in the 14-3 loss.
The 2nd game stayed close only to see Shelby pull away at the end and the Cloud strand 10 runners on base in the 10 - 6 loss. Plotts and Meghan Sutherland each had 3 hits, while Brown and Jaycee Baker had 2 hits apiece and Destiny Nelson had a pair of RBI's.