Softball roundup 4/16: Reeths-Puffer blanks Northview, Grand Haven sweeps North Muskegon

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Reeths-Puffer pitcher Emily French was in a greedy mood on Thursday.

lsj-fb-logoShe pitched a five-hit shutout to lead the Rockets to a 4-0 victory over Northview in non-league softball.

The Rockets grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning, then sealed the victory with three more in the fifth.

Joanne Skuse led the R-P offense with two hits, including an RBI double.

Mona Shores 9-5, Whitehall 8-7 – The Sailors and Vikings split the non-league doubleheader. In Game 1 the Sailors came back from a 7-0 deficit to win it in the bottom of the seventh. Kalya Savacool led the offense, going 2-for-4 with four RBIs, including a bases-loaded double. Mackenzie Willeke and Mackenzie Lund also had two hits while pitcher Desi Parker picked up the win. Melissa Shoup paced Whitehall with four hits while Emily MacArthur added two. Whitehall got even in the nightcap, with Shoup pitching the win, Katelyn Goodrich collecting three hits and MacArthur adding two. Nicole Witham had a pair of hits for Mona Shores.

Grand Haven 15-16, North Muskegon 4-0 – The Bucs jumped out early with a five-run first inning to capture the first game of the doubleheader. Pitcher Yogi Hang pitched a one-hitter through three innings to get the win. Kylie Masko was 3-for-3 with three runs and Jordan Buckingham had two hits. In Game 2, Grand Haven sealed the sweep by piling up 15 hits. Hang got another win on the mound while Morgan Hill and Kaylee Hartwell had three hits apiece. Buckingham, Hang and Pita Messer each added two hits. North Muskegon’s Jenna Corgan, Mickayla Greiner and Megan Massey each picked up two hits on the day.

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Hesperia 7-8, Kent City 3-5 – In Game 1, Hesperia opened with a run in the first inning, picked up two more in the third and never lost the lead. Ana Klimovitz posted three hits, including an RBI single for the Panthers while pitcher Mera Schmitz claimed the win. Baily Majersky had an RBI triple, Jorie Morton had an RBI double and Kaycee Jackson had an RBI single for Hesperia. In the nightcap, Hesperia used a three-run sixth inning to complete the sweep. Alexa Klemundt had two hits and four RBIs. Sam Burdick got the win on the hill with four strikeouts.

 

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