POSEN-Ashley Meyers threw another no-hitter and the Posen softball team remained perfect in the North Star League with two wins over Fairview on Monday 22-0 and 20-0, each in three innings.
Meyers threw her no-hitter in the opener, walking none and striking out eight. She was also 2-for-2 with a double. Bev Bednarski added an RBI single. Posen (9-1, 6-0 NSL) was the beneficiary of many walks throughout the day.
Meyers also started the nightcap, allowing one hit and fanning five in two innings. Danielle Rhode pitched the final inning and allowing one walk with two strikeouts.
At the plate, Meyers was 2-for-2 with a double, a home run and four RBIs. Abbie Delekta, Monica Bartz and Amy Buczkowski each had a hit.
Posen wins St. Francis Invite
TRAVERSE CITY-The Posen softball team won the Traverse City St. Francis Invitational on Saturday by defeating the host, Traverse City St. Francis, 3-2 in the finals.
Ashley Meyers was the winning pitcher allowing five hits, two earned runs, walking two, and striking out eight.
Posen held a 3-0 lead headed into the final inning, before St. Francis scored two runs on three straight hits.
The Vikings took a 2-0 lead in the third inning after a Meyers' sacrifice fly scored Anna Couture and Abbie Delekta singled in Amy Buczkowski.
Posen added another run in the fifth inning after Meyers doubled in Couture.
Meyers was 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs. Jenna Hincka and Kayla Lenard each had a double.
Posen punched its ticket to the finals with a 15-0 win over Benzie Central in four innings. Meyers earned the win, fanning 10 and allowing one hit and one walk.
Couture was 2-for-4; Delekta was 2-for-2 with an RBI; Taylor Chojnacki was 2-for-2 with a double; Buczkowski was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Hinka had a two-run triple.
Chojnacki threw a no-hitter in Posen's second game, a 15-0 win in three innings over Traverse City Christian. Chojnacki walked none and struck out five.
Meyers was 2-for-3 with a double and 6 RBIs; Hincka was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Couture was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.
Arenac Eastern 2-2
TWINING The Hillman Tigers softball team left Arenac Eastern with two more wins under its belt on Monday, winning 15-2 and 8-2.
Jensen Tchorzynski pitched the first game, striking out 15 Arenac batters. She also went 4-for-5 at the plate, hitting four doubles and three RBIs. Taylor Crawford had three RBIs, Alyssa Jones went 4-for-5 with two doubles, Courtney Sauer had two singles and Kalen Tchorzynski, and Kourtney Bouldrey each had a single.
In the second game, Kalen Tchorzynski was on the mound and only gave up three hits. Jensen Tchorzynski had one hit and three RBIs, Jones went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs and Kalen Tchorzynski, Morgan Hardies and Eden Hunt each had a single.
Hillman is now 8-2 overall and will travel to Inland Lakes today.
ONAWAY Onaway shut out Johannesburg-Lewiston in both games of a double header at home, winning 9-0 and 7-0.
In the first game, Emily Estep gave up five hits and one walk, but struck out 13 batters in a 9-0 win over Johannesburg. Morganne Badgero went 4-for-4 with a double and four RBIs. Estep went 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Temara Lupu went 1-for-3 with three RBIs. Megan Estep, Sam Brasseur and Lindsay LaLonde each had one hit.
Game two was called to an end after the sixth inning due to weather, but Emily Estep pitched a shutout, giving up only three hits and one walk and striking out eight. She also went 2-for-2 with a double and hit a solo home run. Badgero went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, Megan Estep went 1-for-2 with an RBI, Ashley LaLonde went 1-for-3 with an RBI, and Lupu went 1-for-3.
These wins bring Onaway's record to 5-1 overall and 5-1 in the Ski Valley Conference. Onaway will host Rogers City on Thursday.
Mio 16-10, Atlanta 0-1
ATLANTA The Mio girls softball team left Atlanta Monday night with two wins.
The first game ended with a score of 16-0. Jalen DeFlorio pitched a perfect game and hit a home run. Kaley Spies went 3-for-3.
In the second game, a 10-1 Mio win, Spies hit another home run. DeFlorio was the winning pitcher.
The Mio softball team recently defeated Hale 19-0 and 22-2.
In the first game Jalen DeFlorio threw a no-hitter with six strikeouts in a three-inning game. At the plate, Jalen had two home runs, a double and five RBIs. Steph Mangutz collected a home run, a triple and three RBIs. Shelby Satkowiak and Mimi Rondo collected two doubles.
In the second game, Tayler Blamer got the win, allowing seven hits in three innings. At the plate, Kaylie Spies, Mangutz and DeFlorio contributed a triple and double apiece, Rondo had two triples and Leslie Asman was 4-for-4.
Tawas 15-16, Alcona 0-1
TAWAS-The Alcona baseball team lost two games to Tawas on Monday, 15-0 (4 innings) and 16-1 (three innings).
Kendra Cole pitched for the Tigers in the opener, allowing three walks, seven earned runs and a hit batter with no strikeouts. She was 1-for-1 at the plate.
Turner Sumers added a single for Alcona.
Alissa Terpstra pitched the second game and allowed 12 runs and 12 walks.
Sam Schopfer was 1-for-2 with a double and Marisa Hirschfelt had a single.
Alcona hosts Mio on Wednesday.
Hillman 3-6, Arenac Eastern 0-1
TWINING-Ty Jones threw a no-hitter and the Hillman baseball team picked up a North Star League sweep against Arenac Eastern on Monday, winning 3-0 and 6-1
Jones threw a no-no in the opener, fanning 13 batters in six innings. He was also 1-for-3 with an RBI. Kyle Henigan was 1-for-2 with an RBI.
Henigan was the winning pitcher in the second game, allowing four hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in six innings.
Dylan Ross and Trent Hopp were each 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Mason VanPamel was 2-for-4 and Michael Klein had two sacrifice flies for a pair of RBIs.
Onaway 6, Johannesburg-Lewiston 5
ONAWAY-The Onaway baseball team improved to 5-0 on the year with a 6-5 win over Johannesburg-Lewiston on Monday.
Andrew Prow pitched six innings for the Cardinals, allowing three earned runs and striking out six.
At the plate, Chris Cleaver was 1-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, two RBIs and a stolen base; Chae Whitsitt was 1-for-2 with a run scored and a pair of RBIs; Andrew Perry was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two stolen bases.
The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was called after four innings.
Onaway hosts Rogers City on Thursday.
Alcona 16-9, Tawas 2-4
TAWAS-The Alcona baseball team got the bats going early and often on Monday against Tawas and took two games from the Braves, 16-2 and 9-4.
Cody Franklin was the winning pitcher for Alcona (10-3, 6-0 Huron Shores) in the opener, allowing just three hits with eight strikeouts in five innings. He was also 5-for-5 at the plate with a three-run home run and a double.
Offensively, Alcona pounded out 21 hits. Joe Hudgins was 4-for-4 and Jared Steiner had three hits.
Nathan Fettes started the second game for Alcona and pitched the first 3 2/3 innings. He allowed no hits and struck out five. Trenton LaVergne and Franklin pitched in relief and combined to allow five hits and struck out four.
Franklin, Steiner and LaVergne had two hits each.
Alcona hosts Mio on Wednesday.
Posen 1-5, Fairview 12-4
POSEN- The Posen baseball team earned its first North Star League win of the season in a split with Fairview on Monday.
Posen lost the opener 12-1 in five innings.
In the nightcap, Posen scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie and ultimately take a 5-4 win.
Kyle Knopf led off with a pinch-hit walk and was moved to third after a double by Adam Pieczynski. Knopf scored the winning run after a passed ball during the next at-bat.
Matthew Delekta earned his first varisty win on the mound, allowing six hits, four unearned runs and one walk with five strikeouts in six innings.
Chase Schellie and Darren Dubie each collected their first varsity hits.
Posen plays at Arenac Eastern on Monday.
Alpena JV wins Skyline Tourney
ANN ARBOR-The Alpena JV baseball team won the Ann Arbor Skyline Tournament on Saturday, topping St. Thomas Villanova, a Windsor, Ont.-based team. in the finals 10-4.
Nick Skiba, Caleb Myers and Chris Modrzynski combined for the win on the mound and the Wildcats helped the trio out with a lot of offense.
Brad Styma was 3-for-3 with a double and a triple; Modrzynski was 2-for-3 and Ryan Cadarette, Skiba and Braeden Worth each had a double.
Alpena beat Wyandotte Roosevelt in its first game 5-1. Skiba earned the win, fanning nine and allowing just two hits before giving way to Modrzynski, who earned the save.
Myers and Rhett Limback each had a double.
Alpena hosts Ogemaw this afternoon.