Thursday softball roundup: Oakridge moves to 29-1, R-P splits with Whitehall, Spring Lake wins

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The Oakridge softball team swept a double header with Hart to improve to 29-1, including 12-1 in the West Michigan Conference, on the season Thursday night. The Eagles won by scores of 13-0 and 10-0.

Kaelinn Jozsa ran her pitching record to 14-0 on the season by allowing just two hits against 10 strikeouts in the first game. She collected three hits of her own offensively.

Jasmine Pastor led the offense with three hits, including a double and a homer, and four RBI. Hayden Ruel drove in four runs with a pair of hits and Ahria Doornbos, Madison Clark and Mallori Whipple had two hits each. 

Brooklyn Galdeen pitched the second game, where she allowed one hit and struck out six. 

Galdeen, Pastor, Jozsa, Delaney Ruel, Andrea Romero and Lily Blackburn all had hits in the nightcap. 

NON-CONFERENCE

REETHS-PUFFER 2-6, WHITEHALL 12-3 — The Rockets and Vikings split a non-conference doubleheader Thursday night. 

Reeths-Puffer managed five hits in the opener, led by Natalie Kunnen with two. Emerson Buzzell, Paige Moss and Alyssa Sahlhoff each had one.

Caitlynn Duffey dominated the second game in the circle for R-P to earn the split. Duffey racked up 16 strikeouts in the win, in addition to a pair of hits offensively. Buzzell, Moss, Sahlhoff, Kunnen and Paige Primmer each had a hit for the Rockets in Game 2. 

O-K RED

ROCKFORD 7, GRAND HAVEN 5 — The game was tied 4-4 heading into the sixth inning before the Rams took the lead late. 

Hannah Bowen took the loss for the Buccaneers, pitching for one and two-thirds of an inning and allowing five hits and five runs. Hannah Aldred started the game, pitching for five and a third innings, allowing three hits, two runs, and one strikeout.

Veda Vargas and Sami Franz led Grand Haven in hits with two each, while Kendall Pahl had a homerun and two RBI.

O-K BLUE

SPRING LAKE 12, HOLLAND CHRISTIAN 4 — The Lakers scored early and often to pick up an O-K Blue Conference win Thursday night.

Anna Hyde paced the offense with three hits and three RBI. Alexa Carter and Lindsey Smith both had three hits and drove in two. Avery Flynn hit a home run for the Lakers.

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