Tuesday baseball roundup: Reeths-Puffer takes a pair from Big Reds in conference play

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Pitcher Kaden Edwards recorded 11 strikeouts to lead the Reeths-Puffer baseball team to a 14-4 win over Muskegon in the opener of an O-K Black doubleheader on Tuesday.

Jason Ledford and Carson Aerts paced the Rockets with two hits apiece, while Aerts drove in five runs.

The Rockets competed the sweep with a 17-0 win in Game 2. Pitchers Cam Douglas and Drew Johnson threw a combined no-hitter, striking out four Big Reds.

Kaleb Mitchelson and Spencer Fredricks each plated two runs for the Rockets.

OK BLACK

KENOWA HILLS 6-2, MONA SHORES 3-5 – After a tough loss in the opener, the Sailors got even in the nightcap. Brady Rose earned the win on the mound, allowing just one earned run. Heath Cory had the hot bat with two hits and two RBIs.

Jackson Neely had a double, an RBI and scored a run for Mona Shores in the opening game loss.

Mona Shores is now 17-5 on the season and 11-1 in conference play.

OK BLUE

SPRING LAKE 2-9, COMSTOCK PARK 0-6 – Isiah Lindsey pitched seven innings, allowing just one hit and striking out eight en route to the win in game one for the Lakers.

Jimmy Duer and Jack Leech each drove in a run for the Lakers, while Grant VanSingel scored a run.

The Lakers completed the sweep in Game 2. Zach Foster got the start on the mound and allowed five runs in three innings, but none were earned and he struck out six batters.

Grant Kieft came on in relief and got the win while allowing just one earned run.

Lindsey led the Lakers with two hits in the nightcap while Zach Keyser drove in a run.

The Lakers improved to 12-5 on the year and 6-2 in conference play.

NON-CONFERENCE

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 4, GRAND RAPIDS COVENANT CHRISTIAN 0 – The Crusaders plated their first run in the second inning, then tacked on three more runs in the fifth.

Navarre Klint was stellar on the mound, throwing a complete game while allowing just three hits and striking out three.

Carson Bleicher scored two runs while Ryan Gillings added a double. Gabe Flood stole home in the fifth inning.

The Crusaders are now 18-1 on the season

 

 

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