Tuesday softball roundup: Spring Lake wins 30th game, with a victory over Fruitport

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The Spring Lake softball team won its 30th game of the season with a 10-4 victory over Fruitport on Tuesday night.

Leah Vaughan struck out eight hitters en route to a pre-district win for the Lakers.

Vaughan helped her own cause out at the plate with four hits while both Avery Flynn and Alicia Mumby each added two hits.

The Lakers moved to 30-4 on the season and will face Sparta in the Division 2 district semifinals on Saturday.

HESPERIA 13, SHELBY 0- Ellie Palmer pitched the Panthers to a pre-district win, going all five innings while striking out nine batters and allowing just two hits.

Lynnsey Tinkham led the Panthers at the plate with three RBIs while Alyssa Miller chipped in with two RBIs.

The Panthers improved to 19-13 on the year and will face Hart on Saturday in a district semifinals.

OAKRIDGE 15, LUDINGTON 0- Kayla Fessenden’s no-hitter led the Eagles to a pre-district win on Tuesday night.

Delaney Ruel led the Eagles at the plate with two doubles and five RBIs, while Jasmine Pastor and Fessenden chipped in with two RBIs.

Megan Mulherin started for the Orioles and suffered on the mound, going 2 2/3 innings.

The Eagles improved to 30-3 overall and will face Whitehall on Saturday in a Division 2 district semifinal game.

CADILLAC 4-2, HART 2-1- After the Vikings jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second, the Pirates responded with two runs in the fourth to make it a one run game.

The Vikings added an insurance run in the fifth to come away with the win.

Nicole Rockwell struck out three batters for the Pirates while Sam James-Witteveen paced the Pirate hitters with two hits.

In Game 2, the Pirates took a 1-0 lead in the fourth before the Vikings responded with two runs to take the lead for good.

James-Witteveen and Rylee Noggle led the Pirates with a hit a piece while Finley Lister struck out four hitters.

The Pirates finished their season with an 18-15 record, and will face Hesperia in a district semifinals on Saturday.  

ORCHARD VIEW 5-6, COOPERSVILLE 6-5- The Cardinals fell in Gane 1 as Halee Holman struck out three batters in a losing effort. 

Casidee White led the Cardinals with three hits and two RBIs at the plate. 

In Game 2, Allie Tenhove pitched solid on the mound allowing six hits and striking out eight hitters. 

Holman led the way for the Cardinals at the plate with three hits and three RBIs. 

The Cardinals finished the season with a 24-8 record.

 

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