In typical rivalry fashion, the Montague and Whitehall baseball teams took turns beating each other Thursday in a West Michigan Conference doubleheader.

LSJ Logo incertAt the end of the day the Wildcats and Vikings emerged with Oakridge in a three-way tie for the league lead with 6-2 records.

In Game 1, Montague captured a 7-4 victory, taking control with four runs in the seventh.

Andrew Bobian pitched the win for Montague, scattering 10 hits over six innings with nine strikeouts.

Cameron Brayman had two hits and two RBIs for the Wildcats while Jacob Buchberger and Max Mickelson each had three hits.

For Whitehall, Franklin Uganski had a pair of triples and scored two runs while Ian Zweigle had an RBI double and Noah Trombley had two hits.

Whitehall turned the tables with a 9-2 victory in Game 2. The Vikings pulled away with eight runs between the second and fifth innings.

Casey Huizenga got the win on the mound for Whitehall, scattering nine hits, striking out eight and walking only one.

Chayce Swanson had four hits while Jared Brock added three for the winners.

Brayman and Dylan Stevens each had three hits for Montague.