Mason Lysiak hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to give the Orchard View softball team an 8-7 walk-off win over Fremont Tuesday in the opener of a Lakes 8 doubleheader.
Lysiak was 4-for-4 in the game and 7-for-8 on the day. Other big bats for the Cardinals were Jaelynn Eggerson, who went 5-for-7 on the day with a home run, two doubles, and four RBIs; and Bree Weck, who also went 5-for-7 and scored four runs.
Fremont fought back for an 11-8 win in Game 2. The Packers jumped out to an early lead and held off a late OV rally.
Fruitport 15-18, Muskegon Catholic 5-0 – Del Bennett’s stellar pitching and hitting sparked the Trojans past the Crusaders in a Lakes 8 Conference doubleheader. Bennett pitching a complete game in the opener and fanned six. She contributed four hits at the plate while Sammy Hockstra knocked in three runs. Andrea Benson pitched three innings in the Game 2 victory, striking out five batters. Bri Dawson had a four RBI performance for the Trojans.
Spring Lake 9-10, Ludington 0-0 – The Lakers (12-2 overall, 10-0 conference) were able to sweep the Orioles on Tuesday thanks in part to RJ Morrow, who pitched a two-hit shutout with six strikeouts in Game 1. Madelyn Nelson added three hits and three RBIs in Game 1 for the Lakers. In Game 2, Morrow and Laura Park combined for a three-hit shutout. Nelson added another three hits to finish the sweep, while Katie Mumby added two hits.