Baseball roundup: Spring Lake salvages split against Grand Rapids Christian

The Spring Lake baseball team took a split in its doubleheader against Grand Rapids Christian on Thursday night.

The Lakers lost 10-6 in Game 1 and defeated the Eagles 2-1 in five innings during the second game of the twin bill.lsj-fb-logo

In Game 1, Spring Lake led 6-4 heading into the seventh inning before GR Christian scored six unanswered runs.

Trenton Dove paced the Lakers with a hit and two RBIs while Kyle Peets and Nolan Sandberg each had a hit.

Peets pitched a no-decision for Spring Lake, allowing one unearned run while striking out four batters in two innings.

In Game 2, Jeremiah Bosse picked up the game-winning RBI in the fifth inning, which scored Brendan Bectel.

Lakers’ pitcher Rylan Peets picked up the victory, allowing two hits in three innings.

SAUGATUCK 6-7, NORTH MUSKEGON 3-3: State-ranked Saugatuck kept North Muskegon winless on Thursday in a doubleheader sweep. The Indians jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the opener, before the Norsemen fought back. An RBI single by Ben Garcia and run-scoring walks from Jake Bean and Alex Slocum cut their deficit to 4-3 in the fourth inning. But the Indians scored two more runs in the seventh to put the game away. Slocum (0-1) took the loss on the mound. In Game 2, Saugatuck broke a 2-2 tie with a four-run third inning. All four runs scored after there were two outs and no one on base. North Muskegon, which falls to 0-4 to start the season for the second year in a row, mustered just two singles. Tommy Gautraud had two RBIs. Jimmy Cobb (0-1) took the loss on the mound.
NORTHPOINTE CHRISTIAN 5, WMC 4: The Warriors were nipped by league rival NorthPointe on Thursday, despite three hits and two RBIs from Coleman Brott. Sam Goorman added an RBI and a run scored. Jared Varnado and Cam Waller combined for six strikeouts for WMC. The Warriors will play at Marsh Field on Saturday in a tournament involving Shelby and Muskegon.

OAKRIDGE 13, MUSKEGON 1: Jaegar Beattie allowed two hits and struck out eight en route to the 13-1 non-league win over Muskegon. Beattie received plenty of offensive help from his teammates. Kolin Chahorski went 3 for 4 with two triples. James Cooper III also had a triple. Tyler Thomas and Austin Byers scored two runs apiece.

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