Tuesday softball roundup: Holton improves to 26-3 on the season with another twin bill sweep

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The Holton softball squad cruised to a pair of wins over Morley-Stanwood on Tuesday by scores of 20-1 and 15-2.

Haylee Brant won Game 1 for the Red Devils, while giving up one run and striking out five hitters.

Kaylie Piper was hot from the plate today, driving in six runs with a grand slam home run while Kylie Gould had a home run along with a double.

Piper added yet another home run in Game 2 with three RBIs. Gianna Reed and Gould each added hits for the Red Devils.

Grace Eppard won Game 2 for Holton.

The Red Devils improved to 26-3 on the season.

BYRON CENTER 6, MONA SHORES 0- Lauren Patterson struck out seven batters despite suffering the loss on the mound Tuesday for the Sailors.

Jaiden Warren led Mona Shores at the plate with two hits.

The Sailors fell to 15-15 on the year.

HESPERIA 17-15, LAKEVIEW 5-0- Ellie Palmer won Game 1 while also helping her cause at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. 

Makenna Swisher added a triple and three RBIs. 

Allison Homfeld pitched the win in shutout fashion in Game 2, racking up three strikeouts and allowing just two hits. 

Swisher once again had a triple and three RBIs during the nightcap while Lynnsey Tinkham and Becci Castillo added three hits and two RBIs. 

The Panthers moved to 16-13 on the year.

KENOWA HILLS 12-5, FRUITPORT 5-4- Sloppy defense led to the Game 1 loss for the Trojans. 

Willo Staal and Jayne VanderVelde each had multiple hits for the Trojans. 

Rachel Paulsen belted two home runs for Fruitport in Game 2 while also going all eight innings on the mound. 

SPRING LAKE 3-4, ALLENDALE 2-10- Leah Vaughan pitched the win on the mound while going seven innings and striking out 14 hitters. 

Vaughan helped her own cause with two hits at the plate while Molly Poole had two doubles and scored two runs. 

Game 2 didn’t go well as the Lakers lost their first O-K Blue Conference contest of the season. 

Avery Flynn had two hits while Poole had a two-run triple. 

The Lakers moved to 29-4 overall and 16-1 in league play. They will face Allendale Wednesday for the O-K Blue Conference Championship. 

JENISON 7-6, REETHS-PUFFER 3-3- MaKayla Thompson suffered the loss in Game 1 despite striking out 10 batters. 

Thompson also threw in Game 2 as she took the loss while tallying six strikeouts. 

Trinity Westra and Abigayle Michelson each tallied two hits while Alyssa Sahloff drove in a run. 

 

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