Local Sports Journal

Alex Bowen’s RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning scored Travis Grimm with the winning run as Fruitport beat Allendale 3-2 in a Division 2 pre-district baseball game on Tuesday,

The win sends the Trojans into Saturday’s district semifinal game at 10 a.m. against Coopersville  at Spring Lake High School.

Fruitport took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with four consecutive hits starting with Mitchell Reyes double that nearly cleared the fence in center.

Kolin Lakatos followed with a single, Grimm singled and Alex Bowen singled in a run to cap the scoring.

Travis Grimm went five innings giving up five hits, two runs and striking out two.

Austin Curtis picked up the win in relief going two innings allowing one hit and striking out three.

Reyes with was 3-for-3, Lakatos had two hits and Alex Bowen had two hits and two RBIs.