Posen baseball wraps up Little Dipper title

AU GRES-Travis and Jared Sharpe combined for two stellar pitching performances and the Posen baseball team wrapped up the North Star League’s Little Dipper Division title with two wins over Au Gres on Monday.

Posen (11-9-1, 9-5-1 NSL, 7-0 NSL Little Dipper) won the first game 14-0 (5 innings) and the second game 13-0 (five innings).

In the opener, Travis Sharpe pitched three innings, allowing one hit with two walks and seven strikeouts. Jared Sharpe pitched the final two innings and allowed no hits while walking two and striking out three.

At the plate, Skyler Tulgetske was 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI; Matt Delekta was 2-for-3 with two RBI; Nathan Mulka was 3-for-4 with a double and Darren Dubie was 2-for-3 with a pair of singles.

In the second game, Travis Sharpe pitched the first four innings, allowing one hit, one walk and striking out nine. Jared Sharpe pitched the final inning, allowed no hits and struck out two.

Tulgetske was 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI and a triple; Mulka was 2-for-3 and Travis Sharpe was 3-for-4 with a double.

Onaway takes 2 from Ironmen

ONAWAY-The Onaway baseball team topped Mancelona in a doubleader on Monday to get back to the .500 mark in conference play.

Onaway won the first game 3-2 and won the second game 6-2.

In the opener, Morgan McLean pitched for the Cardinals (8-9, 6-6 Ski Valley). He allowed two runs (one earned) with three hits, three walks and three strikeouts in six innings.

At the plate, Derick Wregglesworth was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, a double, a walk and a stolen base; Trevor Wregglesworth was 1-for-2 with two RBI, a walk and a stolen base; Ryan Fitzpatrick won the game for Onaway on a walk-off single.

In the second game, Trevor Wregglesworth earned the win, allowing two runs on two hits with five walks and three strikeouts in six innings.

McLean had two RBI for the Cardinals and Isaac Nave was 2-for-2 with a run scored, a walk and a stolen base. Lucas Tollini was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, a double, an RBI and two stolen bases.

Onaway hosts Bellaire on Wednesday.

SOFTBALL

Posen gets back to .500

AU GRES-Arianne Chojnacki earned her first win and the Posen softball team got back to the .500 mark with a pair of wins over Au Gres on Monday.

Posen won the first game 9-5 and won the second game 17-10.

In the opener, Jolene Reese was the winning pitcher for Posen (12-12, 10-4 North Star League). She allowed five runs (two earned) on four hits with ten walks and two strikeouts.

At the plate, Jenna Hincka was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI for Posen, Brooke Ciarkowski was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI and Taylor Roznowski was 2-for-2 with two RBI.

Chojnacki earned her first win in the nightcap, pitching the final 3 1/3 innings in relief of Reese. She allowed three runs (one earned) with three walks and four hits.

Reese pitched the first 2 2/3 innings, allowing two hits, seven runs and seven walks with one strikeout.

Hincka was 2-for-3 with an RBI; Kayla Lenard was 4-for-5 with three RBI and Sam Lenard was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Posen hosts Mio on Thursday.

Onaway sweeps Mancelona

ONAWAY-The Onaway softball team improved its standing in Ski Valley Conference play on Monday with a pair of wins over Mancelona, 5-0 and 5-1.

In the opener, Calley Selke earned the win for Onaway (17-7, 10-2 Ski Valley), allowing three hits and a walk with a career-high 17 strikeouts in six innings.

Jade Galer led Onaway at the the plate with a three-run home run and was 1-for-3 with two runs scored; Selke was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored; Kennedy Crawford and Elena Domke both went 2-for-3 and Lauren Welklin was 1-for-2.

In the second game, Galer hit a two-run shot and was 1-for-3 with a run scored; Kayla Metty was 3-for-3 with a run scored; Brittany Buczkowski was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Crawford was 1-for-3.

Crawford earned the win for the Cardinals, allowing an earned run with three hits with two walks and seven strikeouts.

Onaway hosts Bellaire on Wednesday.

On Saturday, the Cardinals competed in a tournament in Petoskey and went 1-2 on the day.

In their first game, the Cardinals lost 8-2 to Petoskey after leading 2-0.

Metty was 1-for-3; Selke was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI; Welklin was 2-for-3 and Buczkowski was 1-for-3 with an RBI, a triple and a run scored.

Selke allowed six earned runs and three walks with four strikeouts in the loss.

In their second game, the Cardinals lost to Detroit Country Day 6-2 after leading 2-0.

Metty was 1-for-3; Selke was 1-for-3 with a run scored; Crawford was 1-for-3 with an RBI; Taylor Ehrke was 1-for-3 with an RBI; Elissa Nash was 1-for-3 and Buczkowski was 1-for-1.

Crawford allowed four earned runs on eight hits with seven strikeouts and four walks in the loss.

In its final game, Onaway beat Holton 5-0. Metty was 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored; Selke was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored; Buczkowski was 1-for-3 with a run scored; Welklin was 1-for-3 and Alison LaFave was 1-for-3 with a run scored.

Rogers City sweeps Huskies

ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City softball team made things look easy against Atlanta on Monday, topping the Huskies in two games, both of which were 15-0 in three innings.

Hannah Fleming earned the win for the Hurons (16-7, 12-1 North Star League) in the opener, allowing no hits and striking out three.

Sarah Meredith led Rogers City with three hits, Taylor Fleming and Hannah Dittmar each had two hits and Kayla Rabeau had a hit.

Taylor Fleming earned the win in the nightcap, striking out two.

Meredith and Rabeau each had two hits, Hannah Fleming and Amanda Wirgau each had a hit and Jayna Hance had a double.

Rogers City plays at Au Gres on Thursday.