Local Sports Journal
The North Muskegon Norseman had 29 hits in two games on Monday and swept a pair of West Michigan Conference baseball games from the Hart Pirates.
The Norsemen won the first game 17-1 and the nightcap 15-0.
In the opener, NM jumped out quickly with nine runs in the first inning after the first two batters were retired to take a comfortable lead and coast to the victory. The tandem of Adrian Anderson and Reese McCamant no-hit the Pirates in the opener.
In the 18-hit barrage for the NM, Anderson, Jesse Dunn and Ryan Compeau each had three hits. Anderson, the winning pitcher, had a single, a double and a triple, Compeau had a double and two singles and Dunn had three singles. Compeau added three RBI while Dunn added two RBI and scored three runs.
Rogan McEvoy chipped in with a single, a double, three RBI and two runs while Travis Webster added a single, a double and two runs, and McCamant had two singles and two RBI.
Jack Gautraud and Adam Edick each scored twice while Chase Cooke added two RBI.
In the nightcap, the Norse used 11 more hits to gain the sweep. Rogan McEvoy pitched the first three innings for the win.
Stephen Pallante, who was the lone Norseman with multiple hits, had two doubles and a single. He also scored four runs and added two RBI. Adam Edick, who had a double, and Dev Jani each scored twice while Anderson, who had a triple, and McCamant each had two RBI. Brody Scott added a double.
For Hart, Connor Boundy had a double while Brandon Amstutz had a single.
NM is now 3-1 overall, 3-1 WMC. Hart is 2-6 overall, 0-4 WMC