Baseball roundup 4/17: Undefeated Reeths-Puffer pounds Muskegon, Fruitport sweeps OV, Whitehall wins

Local Sports Journal

The Reeths-Puffer baseball team remained undefeated on the season by rolling over Muskegon 17-1 Thursday in a three-inning O-K Black Conference game.

Rocket pitcher Branden Stack made his varsity debut by throwing a one-hitter with three strikeouts and two walks.

Trevor Mosher paced the Reeths-Puffer offense with a triple, double and four RBI. Tyler Moss added three hits for the Rockets.

Reeths-Puffer improved to 3-0.

Grand Rapids Union 6-5, Mona Shores 2-4 – The Sailors fell short in both ends of an O-K Black Conference doubleheader. Noah Dykstra, Chase Baker, Ryan Bramer and Elijah Wilson all had hits for the Sailors in the opener. Union pulled out the second game by scoring a run in the sixth and seventh innings. Sam Curran had one hit and two RBI while Baker had a hit and RBI for Mona Shores.

Fruitport 4-5, Orchard View 3-1 – Fruitport got a big pair of big Lakes 8  Conference wins with a doubleheader sweep of Orchard View. In the opener, Trojan pitcher Travis Grimm had six strikeouts and three walks for a complete-game win, and added three hits at the plate.  In the second game, Austin Curtis pitched a two-hit complete game for Fruitport. Grimm, Alex Bowen and Jared Wierengo all finished with two hits for the Trojans.

Whitehall 15, Wyoming Lee 0 – Whitehall grabbed the non-league win in a three-inning game that was shortened by the mercy rule. Noah Robart paced the Vikjngs with a double, triple and 3 RBIs.  Jake Gillhespy added three hits and Jared Brock had two for Whitehall. The Vikings improved to 5-0 on the season.

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