Javanni Johnson picked up the win on the hill for the Sailors. He struck out eight in three innings of work. Ethan Jozsa took the loss for the Eagles.
Mark Konecny rapped out three hits and scored four runs to lead the Sailors, who had 14 hits. Mason Brunworth reached base five times and scored five runs.
Aaron Piasecki had two doubles and drove in two runs. Jason Anderson, Jaxon Huffman and Landen Thalman each had two RBIs.
Corey Vanderputte, Brody Jennings and Ryan Cribbins each scored a run for the Eagles.
West Ottawa 2, Montague 0
Montague’s baseball team had its opportunities, but stranded 11 players on base in a 2-0 loss to Holland West Ottawa.
West Ottawa drove in one run with a double and also scored on a passed ball.
“We had our opportunities to score, but we couldn’t push the runs across,” said Wildcats coach Kevin Buchberger. “I’m happy with our play these first two games against Division 1 opponents and I believe these games will make us better for the season.”
Nick Moss had a double to lead the Wildcats’ hitting attack, while Colton Blankstrom, Hayden McDonald and Owen Peterson all singled.
Blankstrom started on the mound for the Wildcats and went the first four innings. He allowed three hits, struck out four and did not allow a walk.
Kade Johnson pitched three innings in relief and struck out seven and walked three. The Wildcats had two errors.
Fruitport 7, Western Michigan Christian 3
MUSKEGON — Fruitport’s baseball team turned back Western Michigan Christian, 7-3 at the Warriors’ field on Tuesday afternoon.
Leading hitters for the Trojans included Brady French, who had two doubles and drove in two runs, and Aiden Vela and Mayson Whitlow each with two hits.
Cody Matuz struck out 10 and only walked two in four innings for the Trojans. Gavin Reames got the save, striking out four in three innings of relief.
Sam Sipe took the loss for the Warriors, who were playing their first game of the season. He threw four innings, giving up six runs (two earned) on six hits while striking out four and walking one.
“Unfortunately, we had a few base running gaffs which stopped some of our offensive momentum, and a couple of untimely errors that Fruitport capitalized on,” said Warriors coach Mark Hill.
Alex Wagenmaker finished the game for WMC. He pitched three innings and allowed one runl He struck out three. Sam VanOrman played a solid game defensively.