Onaway softball team splits with Cheboygan
ONAWAY–The Onaway softball team started slow, but finished strong on Tuesday, splitting a doubleheader with Cheboygan at home. Onaway lost the first game 11-1 and won the second game 15-5 (five innings).
In the first game, Callie Selke took the loss for Onaway (5-1, 4-0 Ski Valley), allowing six hits and nine earned runs.
At the plate, Taylor Ehrke was 1-for-1; Brittany Buczkowski was 1-for-3 and Kayla Metty scored Onaway’s only run.
“Their pitcher did a good job moving the ball around and their defense was good. They hit the ball hard,” Onaway coach Jodi Brewbaker said. “In the second game, we hit the ball hard and our bats came alive.”
Kennedy Crawford earned the win for Onaway, allowing five earned runs and five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. At the plate, Selke had a three-run home run; Ehrke was 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBIs and a run scored; Crawford was 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored; Lauren Welklin was was 1-for-2 with a double and two runs scored; Metty was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored; Brittany Buczkowski was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored; Daria Domke was 1-for-2; Alison LaFave was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBIs and Jordan Larson was 1-for-2 with a run scored.
Onaway plays at Gaylord St. Mary on Thursday.
Onaway drops 2 to Chiefs
ONAWAY–The Onaway baseball team took it on the chin on Tuesday, losing a doubleheader to Cheboygan 11-1 and 9-3.
On Monday, Onaway split a Ski Valley doubleheader with Bellaire. Onaway won the first game 10-1 and dropped the second 6-5.
In the opener, Trevor Wregglesworth earned the win for the Cardinals (3-4-1), allowing no earned runs and two hits in four innings while walking one and striking out eight.
Josiah Crawford was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Lucas Tollini was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
In the second game, Cody Neelis took the loss for Onaway. Gavin Fenstermaker was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Jeremiah Crawford was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
TRACK AND FIELD
Hillman shines in Whittemore
WHITTEMORE–Billy Kolcan set another school record and the Hillman track team had several solid finishes during a North Star League meet at Whittemore-Prescott on Tuesday.
Kolcan set a new mark in the 400 dash, finishing in 52.8 seconds. He also won the high jump (5-10) and took second in the 100 dash (12.09).
Brandon Banks took third in the 1,600 run (4.53.8) and second in the 800 run (2:12.2); Matthew Hunt took third in the 110 hurdles (18.04) and second in the 200 dash (25.03).
The 1,600 relay team of Kolcan, Banks, Hunt and Gunnar Libby took second (3:50.15).
For the girls, Kassie Holford won the discus (87-6) and took second in the shot put (29-0 3/4). Emilee Noffze won the high jump (4-8) and took third in the 100 dash (15.16). Anna Callender won the 200 dash (30.1) and Alexis Mutschler was third in the long jump (12-7); Madison Swift took second in the 100 hurdles (22.1) and the team of Swift, Mutschler, Callender and Noffze won the 400 relay (59.07) and took second in the 800 relay (2:09.44).