Baseball roundup 4/14: Spring Lake takes two from Orchard View; Buchberger has a big day for Montague

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The Spring Lake baseball team used strong pitching and timely hitting to sweep a doubleheader from Orchard View Tuesday in a Lakes 8 matchup.

LSJ Logo incertThe Lakers won the first game 5-4 with a walk-off bunt. Pitcher Jacob Gray got the win.

Mark Williamson hit the game-winning double in the fifth inning of the nightcap, giving the Lakers a 5-2 win. Nolan Sandberg pitched the victory for Spring Lake.

Muskegon Catholic 10-11, Ludington 0-0 – MCC pitchers were dominant, giving up only one hit in each game of the Lakes 8 doubleheader sweep. Devin Comes got the win in the opener, pitching four innings with three strikeouts. Anthony Woodard got the win in the nightcap, tossing four innings and striking out three. Woodard, Nick Holt and Jacob Holt each had two RBIs in the first game. Woodard had two hits and three RBIs while Zack Winzer had three hits and one RBI in the second game. The Crusaders improved to 5-0-1 overall and 2-0 in Lakes 8 play.

West Michigan Conference

Montague 15-16, Hart 0-0Jacob Buchberger had a huge night at the plate and on the mound for Montague. He led the Wildcats in the opener with two hits, five RBIs and three runs scored. Andrew Bobian got the win on the mound, tossing three scoreless innings while allowing one hit. Buchberger picked up the victory in game two, pitching four no-hit innings. He also had five hits (two of them doubles), six RBIs, and scored four runs.

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Zeeland East 3-2, Mona Shores 2-4 Mona Shores split a conference doubleheader with Zeeland East. The Sailors were limited to three hits in the opening game loss. In the nightcap, Mona Shores pitchers Matt Pelfresne and Eric Nelson combined to hold the Zeeland East offense in check. Noah Dykstra, Hunter Broersma and Logan Vallie had two hits apiece for Mona Shores. Dykstra made a game saving catch with the bases loaded and two outs in the last inning. 

Kenowa Hills 2-7, Reeths Puffer 0-0 – The Rocket bats were silent in Tuesday doubleheader. Jacob Boes pitched a gem for Reeths-Puffer in the opener, giving up one run on two hits while striking out five.

Western Michigan Christian 7-12, Potters House 1-0 – The Warriors swept the doubleheader on Tuesday night with strong pitching. Coleman Brott won the first game, pitching five innings while allowing just one hit and striking out 10. Matt VanderPloeg picked up the win in the second game, striking out three batters in three innings. Brandon Butrick and VanderPloeg each homered in game two.

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