The Montague baseball team pulled out a thrilling 6-4 win in 13 innings over West Michigan Conference foe Ravenna on Tuesday.
In the 13th, Montague’s Cameron Brayman singled, stole second and scored on a long fly off the bat of Dylan Stever. The ball skipped off the end of the glove of Ravenna’s left fielder, and an errant throw allowed Stever to also score.
Brayman finished with three hits and three runs while Max Mickelson added two RBIs and Jacob Buchberger had two hits. Buchberger also picked up the pitching win, throwing 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Game 2 was called due to darkness, with the teams tied at 2-2 in the seventh inning. The clubs hope to finish the contest on Wednesday.
Spring Lake 15-8, Ludington 5-2 – In the opener, Spring Lake pitcher Jorge Lozano struck out five in four innings of work while allowing just two hits and two earned runs. Tyler Murak had four hits, scored two runs and had two RBIs while Mark Williamson stole four bases and scored three runs. David Gnegy picked up the victory for Spring Lake in Game 2, throwing a complete game gem with 11 strikeouts. He allowed just two unearned runs and two hits. Williamson had four RBIs, scored three runs, and stole two bases, while Murak had two hits and scored two runs.
GR Union 8-13, ReethsPuffer 1-4 – The Rockets fell short in both games of the conference doubleheader. In Game 1, the Rockets were led by Brody Vanderlinde who had the lone RBI. Noel Sheffer pitched 4 2/3 innings for the Rockets and struck out four. In the nightcap, the Rockets got RBI singles from Jaeger Larson and Jordan Grabinski. Tyler Moss pitched 4 2/3 innings and allowed two runs and struck out two.
Kenowa Hills 12-12, Mona Shores 2-9 – The Knights sank the Sailors in a doubleheader sweep on Monday. Tyler Trovinger paced the Sailor offense in the opener with a single and home run while Dugan Dieselberg chipped in with two singles. In Game 2, Trovinger, Hunter Broersma and Elijah Wilson had two hits apiece.
Kent City 4-17, Lakeview 0-4 – Randy Thompson pitched his third straight shutout, and freshman Cody Bowers had three hits in the nightcap, helping Kent City sweep the Wildcats. Nick Alt had three hits and two RBIs for the Eagles in Game 1 while Luke Schueneman and Quinn Koomen each added two hits. Thompson allowed just four hits and struck out 10 for Kent City. In Game 2, Scheuneman had three more hits and Koomen was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and four runs scored. Luke O’Keefe picked up the win on the mound, allowing seven hits and striking out eight in six innings of work.