Hillman baseball wins Little Dipper title; Onaway wins SVC softball title
HALE–The Hillman baseball team finished North Star League play undefeated and won the league’s Little Dipper Division title on Monday, taking a doubleheader from Hale 7-2 and 5-1.
Kyler Moir earned the win for Hillman (15-7, 8-0 NSL) in the opener, allowing two runs (none earned) on four hits with seven strikeouts and a walk.
At the plate, Moir was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored; Jared Juergens had a single and scored a run; Kory Henigan was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI; Caine Hunt was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBI and Nic Taratuta was 2-for-2 with two RBI.
Juergens earned the win for Hillman in the second game, allowing an earned run on four hits with 12 strikeouts.
Juergens was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored and Hunt was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI. Nic Taratuta was 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Hurons sweep Posen
POSEN–The Rogers City baseball team triumphed over Posen in a battle of Presque Isle County rivals on Monday, sweeping a doubleheader 6-3 and 5-1.
In the opener, the Hurons took a 3-0 lead after one inning and added a run in the third inning and two more in the fourth.
Posen scored three runs in the fifth inning to cut the Hurons’ lead to three, but couldn’t rally any further.
Jared Sharpe took the loss for Posen, allowing six runs on six hits with 13 strikeouts and one walk. Avery Werth pitched an inning in relief.
Jayce Sauve earned the win for Rogers City, allowing two runs in four innings with three strikeouts.
Sharpe was 1-for-2 for Posen and Cameron Streich and Jaylen Fleming both had multiple hits for the Hurons.
In the nightcap, Rogers City scored twice in the first inning and added single runs in the second, third and fifth innings. Posen’s only run came in the fourth inning.
Streich, Lewis Fleming and Jaylen Fleming each had multiple hits for the Hurons.
Werth had an RBI for Posen, but the Vikings went without a hit for the game.
Werth got the start for Posen, pitching three innings. Jory Zdybel, George Kroll and Chase Dubie all saw time in relief.
Onaway wins SVC title
The Onaway softball team won the Ski Valley Conference title on Monday after wins over Johannesburg-Lewiston and Mancelona.
Onaway defeated Joburg 15-3 and topped Mancelona 7-0.
In the opener, Kennedy Crawford earned the win for Onaway (16-6-1, 8-0 Ski Valley), allowing three runs (none earned) on three hits with two walks and five strikeouts.
At the plate, Crawford was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored; Calley Selke was 3-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and five RBI; Kayla Metty was 4-for-5 with a home run, a double, three RBI and three runs scored; Maddie McLean was 2-for-4 with two RBI; Desi Stiles was 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored; Carmen Selke was 1-for-4 with a run scored and Jordan Larson was 1-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
In the nightcap, Calley Selke earned the win after allowing one hit and striking out 11.
At the plate, Lauren Welklin was 1-for-3 with an RBI; Crawford was 2-for-3 with a run scored; Calley Selke was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored; Metty was 2-for-4 with two runs scored; McLean was 1-for-4 with an RBI and Brittany Buczkowski was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
Onaway plays Kalkaska on Wednesday.
Au Gres tops Atlanta
ATLANTA–The Atlanta softball team took a pair of losses on Monday, losing to Au Gres 22-5 and 12-1 in five innings for both games.
In the opener, Jade Forrester was 2-for-3 for Atlanta and Jordan Kobielus and Hailee Brown each had a hit.
In the second game, Forrester and Ariel Knoch each had a hit.
Atlanta plays at Hillman on Thursday.
Alpena JV takes 2 from Hurons
Lark Collins threw a no-hitter and the Alpena High JV softball team swept a home doubleheader against Rogers City on Monday.
Alpena (20-5) won the opener 11-10 and won the nightcap 20-1.
Collins pitched a no-hitter in the second game, allowing one walk and striking out eight of the 16 batters she faced.
At the plate, Aubree Sheldon was 4-for-5 with two doubles, Megan Roznowski was 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and Kitaira Cohoon had two hits.
In the opener, Lilly Lewis earned the win, striking out seven and walking two.
Sheldon was 4-for-5 with a triple, Collins was 3-for-4 with a triple and Kate Skiba had two hits.
Alpena plays at Traverse City Central on Tuesday.