GREENVILLE EIGHTH AT O-K WHITE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT: The Yellow Jackets placed eighth out of eight teams at the O-K White Conference Tournament in Byron Center on May 11 and 12 with two team points. Forest Hills Northern won the tournament with 22 team points. The Jackets scored two match victories in the tournament. No. 2 singles Madison Strohl scored a win by default while the No. 2 doubles team of Kaydie Weber and Isabelle Johnson defeated Kyra Boersma and Haleigh Stickney of Lowell, 8-5.
LAKEWOOD 7, GREENVILLE 1: The Yelllow Jackets lost their final home match of the season against Lakewood on May 15. The No. 4 doubles team of Nayeli Quintino and Lebua Bennett defeated their opponents, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 10-5.
MONTABELLA SWEEPS VESTABURG: MONTABELLA: The Mustangs picked up two home wins over Vestaburg on May 15 with scores of 3-0 and 13-2. JT Smith had an RBI single to right in the second inning. Brady Kieff and Connor Ball each had a hit and a run in the win. Kieff was credited with the win after a 12-strikeout performance against two walks and one hit in 5.2 innings. The Mustangs got the bats going in the nightcap, scoring seven runs in the first inning. Seven Mustangs had at least one hit in the game, including two hits from Braydon Williamson and Kieff. Williamson and Brady Carlson had two RBIs in the game. Ryan Binge turned in a complete game effort allowing two runs on five hits with 10 strikeouts against one walk. NEXT: home against Portland St. Patrick at 4 p.m. today. VESTABURG: Jace Janofski had the lone base hit in the fifth inning for the Wolverines in the opener. Jansen Scholer was charged with the loss in the first game after allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits with eight strikeouts and two walks in five innings of work. Luke Beard had two hits in the nightcap while Jakob Nickerson and Scholer each had a hit and a run in the loss. Kolton Kilmer was charged with the loss in the second game after allowing 10 runs (one earned) on six hits with five strikeouts and three walks in five innings of work. NEXT: at Beal City districts June 3.
BELDING SPLITS AT COMSTOCK PARK: The Black Knights split an O-K Silver doubleheader at Comstock Park on May 15, losing the opener, 4-2, and dominating the nightcap, 14-0, in five innings. Owen Meinke drove in both runs in the opener with a two-run single in the first inning. Tanner Reed and Blake Peasley had the only other hits for Belding. Max McCarty was charged with the loss after allowing four runs (one earned) on 10 hits with five strikeouts in a complete game effort. McCarty excelled at the plate in the second game, notching three hits, three RBIs and three runs to lead the offense. Reed and Evan Williams had two RBIs in the second game as eight of the 10 total hitters had at least one RBI. Williams also had two hits in the win. Peasley was credited with the win after a complete-game effort of shutout ball with five strikeouts and a walk. NEXT: home against Godwin Heights at 4:15 p.m. today.
NORTHVIEW 8, GREENVILLE 0: The Yellow Jackets were shutout in the opener of a three-game O-K White series against Northview on May 15 at Stankey Field. Brayden Hillard and Charlie Braman had the only two hits for the Jackets. Brady Savage was charged with the loss after allowing five runs (four earned) on 10 hits with six strikeouts. NEXT: at Forest Hills Northern districts June 3.
BELDING THIRD AT COMSTOCK PARK: The Black Knights placed third out of six teams at the Comstock Park O-K Silver jamboree on May 15 with a team score of 178. NorthPointe Christian won the jamboree with a team score of 159. Brad Jenks led the Knights with a score of 41, followed by Brayden Kenyon (44), Dayton Reeves (44), Joe Wood (46), Aaron Velding (47) and Hunter Conrad (54).
REED CITY 4, LAKEVIEW 0: The Wildcats lost on the road against Reed City on May 15. No individual stats were submitted.
COMSTOCK PARK 8, BELDING 0: The Black Knights lost on the road at Comstock Park on May 15. No individual stats were submitted. NEXT: district quarterfinals at Kentwood Grand River Prep at 5:30 p.m. tonight.
TRI COUNTY 11, KENT CITY 1: The Vikings defeated Kent City in the first round of the CSAA Conference Tournament on May 15. No individual stats were submitted.
LANSING EVERETT 2, IONIA 0: The Bulldogs were shutout on the road at Lansing Everett on May 15 in the first round of the CAAC Cup. The Bulldogs were tied at 0-0 at halftime but two late goals by Everett resulted in the loss. NEXT: season is complete.
FOREST HILLS NORTHERN 10, GREENVILLE 0: The Yellow Jackets were shutout on the road on May 15. No individual stats were submitted. NEXT: Forest Hills Northern district semifinals against Forest Hills Central at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
BELDING SPLITS DOUBLE HEADER AT COMSTOCK PARK: The Black Knights picked up an O-K Silver split at Comstock Park on May 15, winning the thrilling opener, 14-13, and dropping the second game, 15-6. Lanie Feuerstein drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh before Amara German drove in the eventual winning run. Each Black Knight had at least one hit in the opener, Grace Cooper led the way with three hits, including a triple, and two RBIs while scoring twice herself. Lexi Tamez had a team-high three RBIs on two hits, including a double. Tamez picked up the win after striking out 13 Panthers in a complete game effort in which she yielded 13 runs (10 earned) on 14 hits with seven walks. Comstock Park won the nightcap, but the Knights had some production. Feuerstein and German had two hits each while German had an RBI. Destini Engle was charged with the loss after allowing nine runs (three earned) on two hits with seven walks against three strikeouts. NEXT: at Comstock Park districts June 3.
CC-C CRUISES TO SWEEP AT ASHLEY: The Eagles combined for 35 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Ashley on May 15, winning 17-0 and 18-3. Haeven Clark struck out nine hitters while only allowing one hit in four innings of work. She helped her cause by going 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Addison Bolen and Haven Reeder each went 2-for-2 with three RBIs. Reeder also had a triple in the win. Reeder turned in an abbreviated complete game of just three innings after striking out seven Bears. She yielded three runs on four hits but scored three times herself. Jenna Berry had three RBIs with two hits while Jayla Loomis had three hits. Eight of the Eagles’ starters had at least one hit with seven notching two in the win. NEXT: at Central Montcalm at 4 p.m. today.
GREENVILLE SPLITS WITH NORTHVIEW: The Yellow Jackets won the opener of their O-K White doubleheader on May 15 at Hannah Field, winning the first game, 12-10 in eight innings, and losing the nightcap, 11-2. Morgan Bish picked up in a complete-game effort allowing 10 runs (five earned) on 12 hits with four strikeouts. Each Yellow Jacket had at least one hit while Karlee Thompson, Annette Fare, and Lauren Merritt each had three hits. Bish and Aubrie Uebele each had three RBIs. Emily Rice was charged with the loss in game two, allowing two runs on four hits with a strikeout and a walk in three innings. Farren Moore allowed nine runs (two earned) on eight hits in three relief innings with a walk and a strikeout. Rice led the offense with two hits while Thompson and Bish each had a hit and an RBI. NEXT: home district quarterfinal game against Rockford at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
MONTABELLA, VESTABURG SPLIT: MONTABELLA: The Mustangs and Wolverines split a MSAC doubleheader on May 15 at Montabella. The Mustangs won the opener, 6-5, and the Wolverines won the nightcap, 10-9. Katie Spohn picked up a complete-game win for the Mustangs in the opener after allowing five runs (two earned) on 12 hits with six strikeouts against two walks. Spohn had two hits in the game as did Kylie Pifer and BraLynn Clark. In the second game, Emma Murray was charged with the loss after yielding 10 runs (six earned) on 12 hits in a complete game. She had four strikeouts against three walks. Clark had three hits and an RBI in the loss. Jairen Olger had three RBIs while Mya Felan had two RBIs. NEXT: home against Portland St. Patrick at 4 p.m. today. VESTABURG: Sasha Page knocked around four hits in the opener while Addi Neelis, Emma Myers and Kayla Cole each had two hits. Page had two RBIs to lead the way. Neelis was charged with the game-one loss after allowing six runs (three earned) on eight hits but struck out 10 in a complete complete game. Page picked up the complete-game win in the circle in the second game after striking out eight against two walks. She allowed nine runs (two earned) on 12 hits. Page drove in two runs and scored three times. Myers and Jaiden Anderson each had three hits while Madisyn Halgren drove in three. NEXT: hosted districts June 3.
IONIA SWEEPS CHARLOTTE: The Bulldogs swept a CAAC-White doubleheader from Charlotte on May 16. The Bulldogs won the opener, 14-11, and the nightcap, 18-1 in three innings. Londyn Brown knocked around a team-best four hits in the opener. Victoria Gutierrez had three RBIs to lead the Bulldogs. Kaidence Thomas finished the game with three strikeouts while allowing 11 runs (nine earned) on 13 hits in a complete game. Ionia scored nine runs in the nightcap and ran away with the win as Melayna Braman had five RBIs with two hits. Brown had four RBIs and two hits while Raj Esquivel had two RBIs. Gutierrez had four strikeouts in a short, three-inning complete game, allowing one run on two hits. NEXT: district quarterfinals against Battle Creek Pennfield at 4 p.m. Tuesday.