Wildcats drop twinbill; Wregglesworth throws gem for Cards
GAYLORD–The Alpena baseball team had plenty of hits and base runners on Monday, but couldn’t get the clutch hits when it needed to. Ultimately, it spelled defeat for the Wildcats as they dropped a doubleheader to Gaylord St. Mary, losing 6-2 and 5-3.
In the opener, Chris DeRocher threw a complete game for the Wildcats (2-4), allowing five hits, walking three and striking out three.
St. Mary scored three runs in the first inning and added a run in the second, third and fifth innings.
Alpena scored one run each in the first and fifth innings.
DeRocher and Josh Lucas had two hits each and Cam Cosbitt had three hits.
In the nightcap, Aidan Goike threw a complete game for Alpena, allowing five hits with six walks and two strikeouts.
Alpena managed nine hits including two each from Lars MacArthur and Chandler Lantz.
Gaylord scored two runs in both the second and fourth innings and added a run in the third inning. Alpena scored a run in the first, fifth and sixth innings and had the tying runs on base, but couldn’t score them.
“We weren’t able to get the clutch hit. We could get runners on, but we couldn’t get that hit when we needed it,” Alpena coach Phil Schultz said.
Alpena hosts Traverse City West at 3:30 p.m. today.
Onaway takes twinbill from Mancelona
ONAWAY–Trevor Wregglesworth threw a two-hit shutout and the Onaway baseball team took a pair of Ski Valley Conference games from Mancelona on Monday, winning 11-0 and 8-5.
Wregglesworth pitched a gem in the opener, allowing one hit on a bunt while walking two and fanning 14 batters.
Josiah Crawford was 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and three RBI; Wregglesworth was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI and Gavin Fenstermaker had three RBI.
Onaway (5-4, 5-1 Ski Valley) trailed 5-1 in the fifth inning of the nightcap before rallying to score seven runs in the bottom of the inning to earn the win.
Cody Neelis earned the win for the Cardinals, pitching 5 1/3 innings, allowing three runs (two earned) and four hits with a walk and three strikeouts.
Gavin Fenstermaker was 2-for-3 with a run scored, a double and an RBI; DJ Fenstermaker was 2-for-3 with a run scored and Brandon Moyer scored twice.
Posen wins two
POSEN–The Posen baseball team got back above the .500 mark on Monday, topping Wolverine in a doubleheader 16-1 (three innings) and 15-0 (three innings).
In the opener, Jared Sharpe and Jory Zdybel combined to strike out nine while allowing just two hits and Sharpe earned the win.
Sharpe was 2-for-2 with two RBI; Levi Romel was 2-for-3 with two doubles and Lucas Stone was 2-for-2.
In the second game, Jared Kamyszek, Mark Wisniewski, Avery Werth and Stone all saw time on the mound, combining for three hits and four strikeouts and Kamyszek earned the win.
Dylan Schuch was 2-for-2 with two RBI; Wisniewski was 3-for-3 with three RBI and Darren Dubie was 2-for-2 with two RBI.
Posen plays at Hale on Thursday.
OSCODA–The Hillman baseball team got back in the win column on Monday, topping Oscoda in a North Star League doubleheader with 6-1 and 3-2 wins.
In the opener, Kyler Moir earned the win, allowing a run on two hits with three walks and 12 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.
Moir was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and an RBI; Kory Henigan was 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI and Caine Hunt was 1-for-2 with an RBI double.
Hillman won the second game after it was called for darkness after five innings.
Jared Juergens threw five innings, allowing two runs on four hits with 10 strikeouts and a walk.
Hunt was 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and Andrew Funk was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Atlanta loses to Whittemore-Prescott
WHITTEMORE–The Atlanta baseball team dropped a pair of games against Whittemore-Prescott on Monday, losing 4-0 and 11-1.
Austin Corbin pitched the first game for Atlanta and Reece Wood pitched the second game.
Wood led Atlanta with a pair of hits.
Onaway sweeps Mancelona at home
ONAWAY–The Onaway softball team kept things rolling on Monday, earning a home sweep of Mancelona with 10-0 (five innings) and 21-6 (four innings) wins.
In the opener, Callie Selke pitched Onaway (7-1, 6-0 Ski Valley) to win a win, allowing one hit and one walk while fanning 13.
At the plate Selke was 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored; Kayla Metty was 1-for-4 with two runs scored; Kennedy Crawford was 1-for-3 with a run scored; Maddie McLean and Alison LaFave both went 1-for-2; Lauren Welklin went 1-for-3 and Jordan Larson scored two runs.
In the second game, Onaway trailed 6-0 after one inning, but rallied back to score 21 unanswered runs.
Crawford started on the mound for the Cardinals, allowing four unearned runs and a walk. Selke came on in relief and allowed two hits, two runs and one walk with eight strikeouts.
Selke was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, three runs scored and an RBI; Metty was 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and two RBI; Crawford had two hits and scored four runs; McLean was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI; LaFave was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI; Brittany Buczkowski was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI; Taylor Ehrke was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI and Larson was 2-for-4 with a run scored and had the game-winning RBI.
Onaway hosts Posen on Wednesday.
Chojnacki, Ciarkowski led Posen past Wolverine
POSEN–Solid pitching from Arianne Chojnacki and big hits from Brooke Ciarkowski propelled the Posen softball team to victory on Monday.
The Vikings hosted Wolverine for a doubleheader and topped the Wildcats 12-3 and 13-3 (five innings).
In the opener, Chojnacki went 4 2/3 innings, allowing one hit, no runs and struck out four.
Ciarkowski was 3-for-4 with a triple and four RBI and Morgan Dubie was 1-for-1 with a two-run double.
In the nightcap, Chojnacki pitched a complete game for Posen (6-2), allowing one earned run on two hits and striking out eight.
Ciarkowski was 2-for-3 with a triple and a three-run home run; Taylor Roznowski was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI and Anissa Eagling was 1-for-2 with an RBI.
Posen plays at Onaway on Wednesday and at Hale on Thursday.
Atlanta drops twinbill to Cardinals
WHITTEMORE–The Atlanta softball team dropped a North Star League doubleheader against Whittemore-Prescott on Monday, losing 12-0 and 15-0.
Dezyrae Cohoon had two hits and two stolen bases for the Huskies and Tiffany Juergens had two hits and a stolen base.
Atlanta hosts Oscoda on Thursday.