Thursday baseball roundup: Oakridge, Fruitport, MCC, Pentwater add to their win totals

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The Oakridge baseball team improved its record to 8-2 with a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Brethren on Thursday.

The Eagles won the first game 12-0. Austin Fairchild got the win on the mound while Blake Masterman and Jon Terpenning each had two hits and scored two runs for the Eagles. Terpenning also had three RBIs. Hunter Jennings scored two runs and drove in two runs.

Oakridge completed the sweep with a 14-4 victory in the second game. The score was tied 4-4 going into the bottom of the fourth inning, but the Eagles plated four runs in that inning and six in the fifth. Dylan Coffman got the win on the mound in relief after a solid start from Jennings.

Austin Fairchild went 3-for-3, scored three runs and drove in five for Oakridge. Jaylen Hughes scored four runs and Adam Meyers scored twice and drove in two runs.

NON-CONFERENCE

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 13, MONTAGUE 10 – The Wildcats led 5-1 after the third, but the Crusaders scored 11 runs in the next three innings to take a commanding 12-8 lead.

The Crusaders added an insurance run in the seventh to lock up the win.

Carson St. Amour had four hits, four RBIs and four stolen bases for the Crusaders. Josh Holden had three hits. Max Price was 2-for-2 with three stolen bases, and Ryan Gillings had two hits. Pitcher Tom Kartes picked up the win in relief.

Markell Owens paced the Montague batters with two doubles and four RBIs while Sebastian Archer added two hits.

Muskegon Catholic is now 11-0.

O-K BLACK

FRUITPORT 16, GR UNION 1 – The Trojans were able to top the Red Hawks in four innings on Thursday.

Landon Fielstra got the win on the mound in four innings of work, striking out four and giving up one earned run.

Luke Mitchell led the Trojans with three hits and five RBIs while Nick Kleinhecksel chipped in with three hits. Luke Hornek and Jerod Arvey each had two hits, as well.

WEST MICHIGAN D

PENTWATER 10-12, BALDWIN 0-1 – Glenn Miller pitched a no-hitter to lead the Falcons to a win in Game 1 on Thursday. Miller struck out 14 on the mound, and helped his own cause at the plate by knocking in two runs.

Austin Hofmann and Jacob Veine led the Falcons at the plate with two hits and two RBIs apiece. Julien Nyberg and Khole Hofmann each drove in a run as well.

In Game 2, Max Stoneman got the win, going four innings while allowing no runs with three strikeouts and walking three.  Stoneman also led the Falcons at the plate with three hits and two runs scored while Miller drove in four runs.

The Falcons improved to 5-4 on the season and 4-0 in conference play.

 

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