H.S. Sports Round-Up

 

THURSDAY

Jake Kissane scoring on his grand slam in LMC's win over River Valley.
Jake Kissane scoring on his grand slam in LMC’s win over River Valley.

BASEBALL
Lake Michigan Catholic 10, River Valley 0 
Lake Michigan Catholic 11, River Valley 4 
Lake Michigan Catholic took sole possession of first place in the Red Arrow Conference with a doubleheader sweep of River Valley.
In game one, senior Jack Marszalec tossed five no-hit innings and freshman Jake Kissane delivered a grand slam as Catholic posted a 10-0 win.
A six run 5th inning propelled the Lakers to an 11-4 victory in game two. Matt Cutter picked up the win
on the mound with Marszalec earning the save. Kyle Juza went a combined 7-7 at the plate for Catholic
while Kissane went 6-7. The Lakers improve to 14-6 on the season and 6-0 in the Red Arrow.


 

 

 

St. Joseph 16, Battle Creek Central 1 
St. Joseph 13, Battle Creek Central 0 
Ben Johanski was 3 for 3 with 4 RBI’s, while Bret Cohoon also drove in four runs as St. Joe beat
Battle Creek Central 16-1 in game one.
In game two, Johanski, Dylan Lawrence, and Evan Wilson each drove in a pair of runs as St. Joe won 13-0. The Bears scored eight runs in the 4th inning to put the game out of reach.

Bridgman 2, Buchanan 1
Bridgman 9, Buchanan 8
Bridgman swept a doubleheader from Division Three top ranked Buchanan.
The Bees edged the Bucks 2-1 in game one. Each team scored a run in the 2nd inning with Bridgman plating the game winner in the 4th.
In game two, Buchanan took an 8-5 lead in the bottom of 5th but Bridgman answered with a four run 6th to grab a 9-8 win.

Berrien Springs 8, Dowagiac 0
Berrien Springs 2, Dowagiac 1
Berrien Springs swept a Wolverine Conference doubleheader from Dowagiac.
In game one, the Shamrocks scored five runs in the 5th on their way to an 8-0 win over the Chieftains. Chase Covert went the distance on the mound to pick up the win.
Berrien Springs won the night cap 2-1. Dowagiac took a 1-0 lead in the top of the 4th only to see the Shamrocks respond with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Brian Shembarger allowed just four hits and struck out four in seven innings for the win.

Lawrence 10, Watervliet 4
Lawrence 4, Watervliet 1
Lawrence scored five runs in the first two innings on their way to a 10-4 win over Watervliet in game one. The Tigers got a single, a home run, and three RBIs from Jared Frank in the victory. Ashton Holdridge turned in a double and two RBIs for Watervliet. Matt Cammire picked up the win on the mound.
Lawrence completed the doubleheader sweep with a 4-1 win in game two. Derek Gribler earned the win striking out 14 Panthers. At the plate, Gribler homered for the Tigers.

Decatur 12, Lawton 2
Decatur 14, Lawton 2
Noah Rufo drove in four runs in leading Decatur to a 12-2 win over Lawton in game one. Matthew Saylor struck out eight over four innings for the win.
Decatur used a ten run 4th inning to take the night cap 14-2. Hunter Bell went 3 for 3 with three RBIs for the Raiders. Rufo picked up the win on the mound.

Saugatuck 7, Gobles 0
Saugatuck 12, Gobles 2
Blake Dunn allowed just one hit and struck out eight in pitching Saugatuck to a 7-0 win over Gobles in game one.
Saugatuck completed the doubleheader sweep with a 12-2 win in game two. Carsie Walker allowed two runs over six innings for the win.

Elsewhere…
Lakeview 6, Lakeshore 5 – Game 1 – 8 Innings
Lakeshore 8, Lakeview 1 – Game 2
Niles 3, Kalamazoo Central 2 – Game 1
Niles 12, Kalamazoo Central 8 – Game 2
Bridgman 2, Buchanan 1 – Game 1
Bridgman 9, Buchanan 8 – Game 1


SOFTBALL
Lakeshore 15, Lakeview 0
Lakeshore 15, Lakeview 0
Lakeshore opened game one of their doubleheader against Lakeview with a seven run 1st inning and pulled away from there for a 15-0 win. Taylor Simon pitched four no-hit innings for the win. At the plate, Rachel Clem turned in a double, a home run, and three RBIs for the Lancers.
The Lancers went on to win game two 15-0.

River Valley 11, Lake Michigan Catholic 2
River Valley 14, Lake Michigan Catholic 4
A three run 1st inning led River Valley to an 11-2 win over Lake Michigan Catholic in game one. The Mustangs added a run in the 5th and seven in the 7th to put the game away.
River Valley opened game two with a ten run 1st inning on their way to a 14-4 win in game two.

Watervliet 10, Lawrence 6
Watervliet 19, Lawrence 4
Watervliet defeated Lawrence 10-6 in game one of their SAC doubleheader. Katie Schultz went 3 for 3 with two doubles and a single for the Panthers. Kara Liles allowed just five hits for the win.
In game two, Cali McLean collected a single, a double, a home run, and six RBIs as Watervliet posted a 19-4 win over the Tigers. Jayden McMiller added a grand slam for the Panthers. Liles picked up the win once again.

Elsewhere…
St. Joseph 15, Battle Creek Central 0 – Game 1
St. Joseph 16, Battle Creek Central 0 – Game 2
Niles 12, Kalamazoo Central 2 – Game 1
Niles 12, Kalamazoo Central 2 – Game 2
Paw Paw 4, Dowagiac 1 – Game 1
Paw Paw 10, Dowagiac 2 – Game 2


GIRLS SOCCER
Lake Michigan Catholic 8, Michigan Lutheran 0
Emily Kryska and Andy Ives each scored twice as Lake Michigan Catholic defeated Michigan Lutheran 8-0 to win the Red Arrow Conference title. Catholic also got goals from Brianna Watts, Caroline Hardman, Katie Sullivan, and Hannah Christensen.

Elsewhere…
Dowagiac 3, Berrien Springs 2



FRIDAY
GIRLS SOCCER
St. Joseph at Niles, 4:15
Portage Central at Lakeshore, 6:45
Buchanan at Cassopolis, 5:00
Bridgman at New Buffalo, 5:00
South Haven at Vicksburg, 6:00
Paw Paw at Mattawan, 6:45

TRACK AND FIELD
Wolverine Conference Championship at Sturgis, 2:00

BASEBALL
Benton Harbor at Three Rivers, 6:45
Michigan Lutheran at White Pigeon, 4:15

SOFTBALL
Michigan Lutheran at White Pigeon, 4:15
Cassopolis at Coloma, 4:15
Grace Christian at Three Rivers, 4:30
Dowagiac at Berrien Springs, 4:00



SATURDAY
TRACK AND FIELD
Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference Championship at Battle Creek Central, 10:00am

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