Local Sports Journal

Western Michigan Christian and Muskegon Catholic split their softball doubleheader on Friday. The contest followed up a successful campaign of raising money for the family of fallen Muskegon Heights basketball player Marquis Gresham.

The Warriors took Game 1, 6-3 but fell to the Crusaders 13-12 in the closer.

Larelle Hallenbeck delivered a two-run single in the sixth to give WMC some breathing room in Game 1.

MCC held off a rallying WMC squad in the sixth inning where the Warriors scored five runs.