Mona Shores vs. Muskegon
It completed a three-game sweep of the Big Reds for the Sailors. Jaxon Huffman took the hill and recorded his seventh straight win against no losses this season.
The Sailors’ offense broke two records in the win, pounding out 23 hits to eclipse the record set in 2001 and also established a new single game record for the number of runs scored that was set in 2018.
Mark Konecny, Luke Opfermann and Javanni Johnson collected three hits apiece to lead the Sailors. Six other Sailors had two hits apiece. Konecny and Huffman each jacked a three-run home run.
Fremont vs. Whitehall
FREMONT — Whitehall’s baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Fremont, losing the opener 6-1 and bouncing back to win the nightcap 8-5 at Fremont on Thursday afternoon.
M. Baden was the winning pitcher for the Packers, allowing one run on five hits, walking seven and striking out five. L. Nelson pitched the last two innings, walking three and striking out four.
The Packers outhit the Vikings, 10-5 for the game. Baden went 2-for-4 with a run scored, G. Vanvleet was 2-for-3 with two RBI and one run scored and C. Vleim was 2-for-4 with one RBI and a run scored.
I. VanAmberg was the losing pitcher for the Vikings. He went five innings and gave up four runs on nine hits, walked three and struck out five.
E. Ritchie was 2-for-3 with one RBI for the Vikings.
In the second game J. Brinkert was the winning pitcher, going all six innings before the game was called because of darkness and giving up five runs on six hits, walked one and struck out five.
Ritchie led the hitting attack going 4-for-5 with five RBI and three runs scored. Howe was 3-for-5 with four RBI.
Nelson was the losing pitcher, going 4 2/3 innings giving up two runs on two hits, walking three and striking out four.
Fruitport vs. Holland Christian
FRUITPORT — In an unscheduled doubleheader Thursday afternoon, the Fruitport baseball team finished a season sweep with Holland Christian, winning 10-5 and 10-0 at home.
Game 1 was a completion of a game suspended from Tuesday.
Cody Matuz paced the Trojans with three hits, while Brady French added two hits and four RBI.
Braxton Ward and Andrew Spyke contributed two hits apiece.
The second game was ended after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.
Gavin Reames was the winning pitcher, allowing just three hits and striking out seven.
Sparta vs. Montague
SPARTA — Montague’s baseball team defeated Sparta, 15-9 in a non-conference game on the road Thursday afternoon.
Aiden Buchberger picked up the win on the hill for the Wildcats, allowing nine runs (only two of which were earned) on seven hits, while walking three and striking out three in 5 1/3 innings.
Tugg Nichols paced the Wildcats at the plate with three hits, two RBI and two runs scored. Nick Moss added a triple with three RBI and one run scored and Colton Blankstrom had a double and three runs scored.