Softball roundup: Whitehall cruises to a twin bill sweep over Hart in WMC play

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The Whitehall softball squad cruised to a doubleheader sweep over Hart on Tuesday in West Michigan Conference play.

The Vikings won the opener by an 11-1 margin, then took the nightcap 17-2 to nail down the sweep.

Whitehall improved to 18-8 on the season and 10-2 in West Michigan Conference play.

Ella Lyvere notched the win for the Vikings striking out eight batters in Game 1 with Bailee Spicklemire pacing the Viking hitters with two hits.

In Game 2, Allison Shaffer picked up the win on the mound while Katelyn Goodrich added three RBIs.

HOLTON 15-15, LAKEVIEW 0-0 –Strong pitching performances led the Red Devils to a pair of conferednce victories Tuesday night.

In Game 1, Brytnee Epplett threw a no-hitter in three innings of work while Kylie Gould led the Red Devils at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a three-run home run.

In game 2, Gould took the mound and allowed two hits and struck out five in three innings of work. Dani Tanner led the Red Devil hitters, going 2-for-2 with a double.

Holton improves to 22-5 on the season and 15-1 in conference play.

 

MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 11-17, SHELBY 7-13 – The Spartans swept the Tigers Tuesday night in a West Michigan Conference doubleheader.

In Game 1, Morgan Ahfeld struck out 10 and allowed only six hits while helping her own cause at the plate with a double and two RBIs.

Adeline Vannoller struck out six on the mound while Lindsay Billow knocked in three runs in Game 2.

HESPERIA 4-12, KENT CITY 10-8 – In Game 1, Ellie Palmer took the loss for the Panthers on the mound with Kaecie Hornsby led Hesperia at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

In Game 2 Shelby Follett pitched the win for the Panthers while Lilah Majersky went 2-for-4 with four RBIs.

The Panthers are now 13-9 on the season and 8-8 in conference play.

MANISTEE 12-18, LUDINGTON 0-4 – The Orioles dropped both games of their doubleheader on Tuesday. Megan Mulherin lost Game 1 for the Orioles, allowing 11 hits and striking out four.

In Game 2, Olivia VerStrat allowed 16 earned runs while striking out five batters while also going 2-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs.

The Orioles fell to 2-15 overall on the season and 0-7 in conference play.

SPRING LAKE 12-18, COMSTOCK PARK 0-0 – In Game 1 Leah Vaughan allowed one hit and struck out 11 batters on the mound while helping her cause at the plate, tallying a double, triple and three RBIs.

Game 2 was more of the same with Lauren Somers, who threw a perfect game with five strikeouts.

Vaughan led the hitting attack in Game 2 as well with two doubles and four RBIs.

The Lakers improved to 24-0 overall and 14-0 in conference play.

GRAND HAVEN 5-14, ROCKFORD 15-8 – The Bucs split a doubleheader on Tuesday night. In Game 1, Kaelyn Stafford went 3-for-3 with three RBIs.

In Game 2, Baby Hang gave up 13 hits and struck out three batters while Haley Alfred drove in six runs.

The Bucs improved to 14-9 on the year and 8-6 in conference play.

MONTAGUE 16-14, NORTH MUSKEGON 1-3 – The Wildcats were led by Leah Webber at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.

In Game 2, Alexis Marsh struck out eight in five innings of work. Morgan Roesler went 4-for-4 to lead the Wildcats at the plate.

Montague improved to 6-2 in conference play.

REETHS PUFFER 17-15, MUSKEGON 1-0 – The Rockets were able to take care of the Big Reds Tuesday night in an inner conference doubleheader.

Payleigh Primmer struck out four while allowing one run in Game 1 while Ashlyn Gonzalez knocked in three runs.

The Big Reds lone run was scored by Daleisha Parker.

In Game 2, Gonzalez went three innings and struck out four and allowed one hit. Brooklyn Duffey had five RBIs for the Rockets while Primmer drove in three.

Elexis Mitchell tallied the only hit for Muskegon, which fell to 3-13 on the season and 2-8 in conference play.

 

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