The Holton softball team cruised to a 7-0 and 12-1 win over White Cloud in a CSAA Silver Conference doubleheader on Tuesday.

In the opener, pitcher Kylie Gould tossed the win on the mound, striking out eight batters. Kaylie Piper carried the team offensively, recording two hits, including a home run. Morgan Murat, Haylee Brant, and Gould each added two hits.

In Game 2, Gould pitched the win, striking out eight hitters through six innings. Gould also had three hits, including a home run, while Brant, Gianna Reed and Madi Baker each contributed with two hits.

The Red Devils improved to 17-3 overall and 11-0 in conference play.


HESPERIA 21-18, LAKEVIEW 0-0- Lynnsey Tinkham’s no-hitter led the Panthers softball team to a
Game 1 victory. Tinkham struck out three batters through three innings.

Ellie Palmer led the team offensively, recording four hits and five RBIs. Rachel Romero added three hits and three RBIs while Angie Erickson chipped in with two singles and four RBIs.

Ellie Palmer pitched the win on the mound in Game 2, recording five strikeouts through three innings. Makenna Swisher, Caragan Frees and Natalie McGahan each had two hits and three RBIs in the game.

The Panthers improved to 7-8 overall and 6-5 in the CSAA Silver.

O-K Black Conference

MONA SHORES 3-3, KENOWA HILLS 2-1 – In Game 1 Maddie Van Etten pitched the win while striking out 10 batters. Van Etten also recorded a two-run single that gave the Sailors the lead for good.

Shelby Savacool and Zoie Willeke also had hits for the Sailors in the opener.

In the nightcap, Van Etten picked up her second win of the night, striking out 11 hitters.

Bailey Graham recorded a two-run single to give the Sailors the lead.

Mona Shores improved to 12-9 overall on the season and 5-1 in the O-K Black Conference play.

REETHS-PUFFER 15-15, MUSKEGON 0-0- The Reeths Puffer softball team shutout Muskegon both games
Tuesday night to notch the doubleheader sweep.

In the opener, Makayla Thompson pitched the win on the mound, striking out eight hitters through three innings.

Leading the offense for Reeths-Puffer was Abigayle Michelson and Rylee Rzepka with two hits each. Elli Bletsch had two RBIs in Game 1.

In the nightcap, Ashlyn Gonzalez was the winning pitcher, striking out five batters through three innings.

Bletsch led the Rockets with two hits and four RBIs while Trinity Westra had two hits and three RBIs.


SPRING LAKE 9-8, COMSTOCK PARK 0-2 – In Game 1, Leah Vaughan tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out 16 batters.

Molly Poole hit a solo home run, while Janna Ercole, Alicia Mumby and Vaughan each had two hits.

Avery Flynn picked up the win in Game 2, allowing two hits and striking out five batters.

Vaughan pitched relief with the Lakers leading 5-2 with one out and the bases loaded and successfully got out of the jam with back-to-back strike outs.

Mumby and Layni Wyns each had two hits to lead the Laker offense.

The Lakers, who have won 88 straight league games, are now 18-2 on the season and 10-0 in league play.


ORCHARD VIEW 17-13, LUDINGTON 3-0 – In the opener, Megan Mulherin suffered the loss for the Orioles. Saige Phelps led the Ludington offense with three hits while teammate Olivia VerStrat recorded two doubles and an RBI. Alexis Bray added two hits and an RBI.

In the nightcap, Mulherin pitched the loss on the mound. Saige Phelps had the lone hit for the Orioles.

Ludington falls to 3-11 overall and 1-3 in conference play.


PENTWATER 11-16, BIG RAPIDS 1-1 – The Pentwater softball team recorded the
doubleheader sweep against Big Rapids. In the opener, Mikaylyn Kenney pitched
the win, striking out five hitters.

Crysta Clutchey led the Falcon offense with two hits and three RBIs. Kenney added a single and three RBIs.

In Game 2, Kenney recorded her second win of the night, striking out five batters through three innings.

Makaylah Cornelisse led the offense with two singles and four RBIs while Kenney added a triple and four RBIs.

The Falcons improved to 9-4-1 overall and 4-2 in conference play.


WHITEHALL 12-4, HART 2-0 – In the opener, Carly Hubbard picked up the win for the Vikings, striking out seven batters.

Kate Martin led Whitehall offensively with three hits while Emily Martin and Kyleigh Martin had two hits.

In Game 2, Whitehall’s Ella Lyvere got the win on the mound, striking out five batters. Abby Seeger, Bailee Spicklemire, and Emily Martin each had multiple hits.