Baseball roundup: Holton manages to win a pair of games against Lakeview

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The Holton baseball team won a pair of games against Lakeview on Tuesday.

The Red Devils took the opener in shutout fashion 3-0, then won the nightcap by a 6-2 margin.

Holton led by Dalton Giddings in Game 1, pitching a no-hitter and striking out 12.

The Red Devils scored three runs in the sixth inning, gaining the lead over Lakeview.

Giddings drove in two runs on a double while Nathan Slowik drove in one.

Brett Ward got the win in Game 2, striking out six and allowing one hit through six innings.

Giddings led the team offensively, with three hits and four RBIs, achieving his 100th career hit and RBI.

Holton also finished up a suspended game with Lakeview from earlier this season and fell 9-8.

The Red Devils are now 14-2 in conference action and 15-7 overall.

MONA SHORES 6-1, KENOWA HILLS 2-14 – The Sailors split their doubleheader against Kenowa Hills Tuesday afternoon.

Connor Vallie earned the win in Game 1, recording eight strikeouts.

The Sailors offense was led by Connor Belanger, recording three hits and an RBI while Matt Martin, Austin Flowers and Andrew Moss each added a hit.

Andrew Moss suffered the loss in Game 2.

Mona Shores is now 9-2 in conference play and 18-6 overall.

MONTAGUE 13-5, NORTH MUSKEGON 2-2 – Luke Marsh picked up the win on the mound in Game 1 for the Wildcats, striking out five through six innings. Johnny Monette had two hits and three RBIs while Marsh picked up two hits and two RBIs for Montague. Sebastian Archer chipped in with two hits.

The Montague offense was led by Nick Stever in Game 2, recording three hits and an RBI. Brennan Schwartz picked up a single and double. Jimmy Cobb led the North Muskegon offense with two singles and a double on the night.

Montague improved to 5-3 in conference play and 11-9 overall while the Norse fell to 5-4 in the conference and 7-8 overall.

SHELBY 10-17, MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 7-4 –Matt Felt pitched a complete game in Game 1 with six strikeouts. Felt also led the Tiger offense with three hits and three RBIs. Hayden Best had two hits while Kristian Oberlin had added a three-run triple.

In Game 2, Simon Payne picked up the win on the mound for Shelby. Felt paced Shelby with three hits and five RBIs. Kristian Oberlin, Brent Worth, Christian Cooper and Thomas Carey each had two hits in the game. Shelby improved to 4-4 in conference play and 9-8 overall.

HESPERIA 1-14, KENT CITY 2-13 – The Panthers split their doubleheader against Kent City on Tuesday. Logan Balkema led Hesperia offensively, picking up a double and driving in an RBI. Zach Young suffered the loss.

In the nightcap, both teams put on an offensive show. Logan Balkema picked up three hits and knocked three RBIs. Scott Peters also had three hits along with two RBIs.

Hesperia is now 9-7 in the conference and 13-9 overall.

REETHS-PUFFER 20-13, MUSKEGON 3-3 –The Rockets were absolutely terrific offensively, sweeping Muskegon in a doubleheader.

Cole Aerts picked up the win on the mound, striking out seven through four innings.

Spencer Fredricks had three hits while Aerts and Jason Ledford knocked in multiple runs in the opener.

In the nightcap, Jarrett Wall picked up the win, striking out eleven through six innings. Aerts led the Rockets with three hits.

WHITEHALL 10-18, HART 3-3 –The Vikings were able to sweep Hart in a doubleheader Tuesday.

Alec Kempker led the Pirates with two hits while Jayden Vander Zwaag, Seth Andritsis, Gus Gale and Mitch Mast each added one.

Gus Gale had a three-run home run in the first game for the Pirates.

The Pirates are now 1-11 in the conference and 5-15 overall.

 

3 Comments

  1. Tommy Kok

    May 16, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    They won 2/3 of the games and lost the suspended game by a RBI from Jackson Lockwood running in Mike Hogle. Good scource I see.

  2. Kathe

    May 16, 2018 at 10:24 pm

    The 9 to 8 game that was finished from an earlier day was Lakeview win. Not Holton.

  3. Kathe

    May 16, 2018 at 10:25 pm

    This was not a Holton 9 to 8 win.

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