Hesperia vs. Morley-Stanwood
MORLEY — Hesperia’s girls softball team swept a doubleheader with Morley Stanwood in the Central States Activities Association-Silver, 10-2 and 17-2 on the road Friday afternoon.
Emma Joppich went the distance to earn the victory in the pitcher’s circle in the first game, notching six strike outs.
Ally Townsend paced the Panthers at the plate, collecting three hits with two RBI and a run scored.
Emmi Tinkham had three hits with one RBI and two runs scored. Kayla Rumsey added two hits with two RBI and two runs scored.
Katie Skok was the winning pitcher in the nightcap. She threw three innings and gave up two earned runs.
Rumsey again knocked out three hits for the Panthers with two RBI and two runs scored. Joppich had three hits and a walk with one RBI and three runs scored. Tinkham contributed two hits and walked twice, had four RBI and scored two runs.
Fremont vs. Tri-County
FREMONT — Fremont’s girls softball team swept a Central State Activities Association-Gold doubleheader from Tri-County, 13-2 and 17-2 at home Friday afternoon.
In the first game the Packers scored seven runs in the second inning to take control with Sage Vandenberg, McKenzie Gugins, Trinity Zerlaut and Sydney Dunbar all driving in a run to lead the surge.
Haley Zerlaut picked up the win in the pitcher’s circle.
Ravenna vs. Grand Haven
RAVENNA — Ravenna’s girls softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Grand Haven, winning the opener 6-3 while losing the nightcap 4-3 in dramatic walkoff fashion.
Emma Gillard got the win in the pitcher’s circle, giving up two runs on two hits with three walks and struck out two over two innings. Addison Gillard gave up one run on six hits and struck out one in relief.
Kara Postema went 2-for-2 with a double, Maddie Kilbourne was 2-for-4, Emma Herremans had a double and Emma Gillard collected one hit.
Regan Riemersma was the losing pitcher for the Bucs, giving up four runs on six hits, walked one and struck out two. Hannah Aldred finished the game and gave up two runs while striking out three.
Savanna Collins was the leading hitter for Grand Haven, going 2-for-2. Skylar Covelli had two RBI and Michayla Chciuk one.
In the second game the teams were tied 3-3 going into the bottom of the seventh inning before Chciuk singled to drive home the winning run.
Aldred earned the pitching victory, throwing seven innings and allowing three runs on five hits, striking out four without any walks.
Riemersma was 2-for-4 at the plate to lead the Bucs. Covelli, Emily Walcott, Chciuk and Kendall Pahl each had one RBI.
Herremans pitched 4 1/3 innings and gave up one run on three hits and walked two. Emma Gillard relieved her and gave up two more runs. Addison Gillard entered the game in the bottom of the sixth inning and gave up a run and three hits to take the loss.