Thursday softball roundup: Fruitport takes two games against Mona Shores in twin bill

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The Fruitport softball team swept Mona Shores in an O-K Black Conference doubleheader 7-4 in both games on Thursday.

Jenna Springstead’s three-run home run was the difference for the Trojans in Game 1 victory.

Rachel Paulsen and Jayne VanderVelde each had multiple hits for Fruitport, while Paulsen also got the win on the mound.

The Trojans trailed in Game 2 until the top of the seventh, where the offense exploded and a Kaya Franklin home run put them on top for the win.

Cassie Kohnke was the winning pitcher in Game 2 for the Trojans.

PENTWATER 19-17, WALKERVILLE 0-0 – Mikaylyn Kenney won game one for the Falcons, going three innings and striking out eight batters while allowing just one hit.

Taylor Ruggles, Makaylah Cornelisse and Emma Oliphant paced the Falcon hitters with two RBIs a piece.

Kenney threw a no-hitter in Game 2 for the Falcons in three innings of work. She struck out eight hitters.

Kenney, along with Haidyn Adams, led the Falcons with three RBIs.

OAKRIDGE 10-9, HART 0-0- Kayla Fessenden threw her second no-hitter of the week in the Eagles Game 1 win.

Fessenden racked up 10 strikeouts in the outing.

Brie Pastor paced the Eagle hitters with four RBIs while Halle Jennings chipped in with a two-run home run.

Brooklyn Galdeen won Game 2 for Oakridge, allowing six hits and striking out seven batters.

Jasmine Pastor has two RBIs at the plate with Fessenden and Jennings each adding two hits.

The Eagles improved to 23-2 on the season and 12-0 in conference play.

HOLTON 8-11, SPARTA 0-10- Kylie Gould was stellar on the mound in Game 1 for the Red Devils, striking out 14 batters in a shutout effort.

Morgan Murat, Kylie Piper and Gianna Reed each had multi-hit games for the Red Devils.

Haylee Brant pitched the win for Holton and Gould notched the save.

Piper led the Red Devils at the plate in Game 2 with three hits while Brant and Madi Baker each added two hits.

Holton improved to 23-3 on the season.

 

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