Local Sports Journal

Howard City Tri-County had its way with Ludington by shutting down the Orioles 7-0 in Game 1 and 9-0 in the nightcap.

Ludington managed just five hits in the opener. Peter Lovtao, Blake Collins, Ryan Bowen, Evan Kroeze and Nolan Stark each had hits for the Orioles.

Kroeze led Ludington in Game 2 with two hits.