JACKSON – Harper Creek baseball went on the road Thursday night and took down Jackson Northwest by a score of 20-6.
On the hill for the Beavers, Zach Smith picked up the win, striking out six batters and allowing three earned runs on seven hits.
At the plate, Jeremiah Davis had three hits including a double and scored three runs for Harper Creek (5-1, 1-0 I-8). Also offensively, A.J. Mitchell had two hits and two RBI and Smith had two hits and scored three runs.
Game 2 was called due to darkness in the fifth inning with Harper Creek leading 10-5.
ATHENS 9-3, ST. PHILIP 3-10: St. Philip’s Game 2 starting pitcher was Ryan Reincke, who picked up the win after allowing two earned runs and one walk through five innings of work. After committing eight errors in Game 1, the Tigers didn’t commit any errors in Game 2, while Ben Swagler, Ian Mullis, Zach Nelson, Reincke, and Evan Hanna each had one hit and Owen Bomba walked four times.
B.C. CENTRAL 7-13, LANSING SEXTON 2-5 (WED.): B.C. Central (2-4) starting pitcher Jordan Lawson picked up the win on the mound in Game 1, striking out 12 batters and giving up just three hits in six innings. In Game 2, Riley Cramer came in in relief and earned the win while eight different Bearcat hitters combined for 12 total hits.
PARMA WESTERN 5-14, PENNFIELD 4-4: In Game 1 for Pennfield (1-4, 0-2 I-8), Dawson Butcher was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Jeremy Cook was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBi, and Colin Kemerling had a single and two walks. Cook pitched a complete game, striking out eight and allowed three hits. In Game 2, Cook was 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run, while Max Jackson, Tyler Eddy, and T.J. McClain each had one hit.
COLDWATER 7, MARSHALL 3 (11 INN): This Interstate Eight contest was tied 2-2 from the sixth inning until Coldwater finally came out on top in the 11th. In the win for the Cardinals, Austin Krzeminski had four hits and two RBI and Brendan Spangler had two hits and two RBI. For the Redhawks, Logan Brigham pitched nine innings, allowing just one earned run and striking out six. Also for Marshall, Logan Austin and Jarrett Deland each had two hits. Game 2 of the doubleheader was suspended after three innings with the score knotted at one-apiece.
UNION CITY 13-4, (at) COLON 5-1: Blade Gordon didn’t allow a run in four innings of work for Union City in Game 1. Offensively for the Chargers (2-4, 0-2 Big 8) in the win, Seth Bruce had three RBI while Colin Kreger had two hits, two RBI, and two stolen bases.
PORTLAND ST. PATRICK 8-3, BELLEVUE 0-1 (WED.): Douglas West, Nathan Bessey, and Garrett Waterbury each had a hit for Bellevue in the Game 1 loss, while Wyatt Waterbury had the Bronco’s only two hits and scored their lone run in the nightcap.
PARMA WESTERN 3-10, PENNFIELD 1-0: In the Game 1 loss, Alexa Stephenson struck out nine batters, while Jessica Roan was 3-for-4 with a run scored and Kaylee Clothier was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
COLDWATER 14-16, MARSHALL 0-0: On the night for Marshall (1-7, 0-2 I-8), Lindsay Gardner, Mackenzie Benham, Caitlin Allread, and Mical Knafel each had one hit.
ATHENS 12-8, TEKONSHA 0-4: Jaiden Hurst had 12 strikeouts in the Game 1 win for Athens, while Lexi Crabill had fanned five in her Game 2 victory. On the night for the Indians, Aubrey Cole had four singles, Autumn Smith had three singles, Hurst had two triples, and Shyla Raynolds and Noelle Fuller each had two singles.
DELTON KELLOGG 178, HOPKINS 217: At the front nine of Mullenhurst Golf Course, the Panthers top four golfers were Kevin Beaudry (39), Turner McCowan (43), Zeb Veltman (46), and Drew Mason (50).
MARSHALL 2, (at) ALLEGAN 2 (WED.): In this non-league contest, Sara Townsend and Kate Face each scored goals for the Redhawks (0-3-2), while Morgan Tatrow contributed an assist.
DELTON KELLOGG 4, (at) HARTFORD 2 (WED.): Allison Diller scored three goals and assisted on another in the Panthers victory. Also for Delton Kellogg (2-1, 1-0 SWAC) Lilly Howard had a goal and an assist, and Samantha Mohn had an assists.
ST. PHILIP 67, UNION CITY 63, BRONSON 42 (WED.):
Discus: Cross (UC) 108-11; High jump: Harris (UC) 6-0; Long jump: Harris (UC) 21-3.5; Pole vault: Inman (UC) 9-0; Shot put: Forche (STP) 40-0; 3200 relay: Bronson 9:31.45; 110 hurdles: Downey (STP) 16.49; 100: Minier (STP) 11.18; 800 relay: St. Philip 1:39.54; 1600: Greenman (STP) 5:15.87; 400: Harris (UC) 53.93; 300 hurdles: Downey (STP) 42.45; 800: Bucklin (B) 2:21.97; 200: Boes (UC) 23.53; 3200: Greenman (STP) 11:13.32; 1600 relay: Union City 3:39.35.
PARMA WESTERN 101, MARSHALL 62 (WED.)
Discus: Sean Kent (M) 133-5; Shot put: Tyler Oxley (PW) 41-2; Pole vault: Bradley Gauss (PW) 13-6; High jump: Spencer Aldrich (PW) 6-1; Long jump: Jaylin Alexander (M) 19-11.5; 3200 relay: Parma Western 8:59.11; 110 hurdles: Micah Ottolini (PW) 17.65; 100: Alexander (M) 11.96; 800 relay: Parma Western 1:37.77; 1600: Jacob Inosencio (PW) 4:57.96; 400 relay: Marshall 45.94; 400: Colter Bossel (M) 55.11; 300 hurdles: Luke Raczkowski (PW) 44.78; 800: Inosencio (PW) 2:05.58; 200: Fabian Buerkel (PW) 24.30; 3200: Inosencio (PW) 10:31.27; 1600 relay: Parma Western 3:42.57.
DELTON KELLOGG 88.50, LAWTON 48.50 (WED.)
Discus: Joel Maynard (L) 120-8; High jump: Zeb Culbert (DK) 5-6; Long jump: Ca’vontae Taylor (L) 18-0; Pole vault: Jacob Gray (L) 10-0; Shot put: Tyden Ferris (DK) 42-9; 3200 relay: Delton Kellogg 9:27.00; 110 hurdles: Bernhard Raiman (DK) 17.00; 100: Travis NeSmith (DK) 11.80; 800 relay: Delton Kellogg 1:39.50; 1600: Andrew Jackson (DK) 5:16.30; 400 relay: Delton Kellogg 47.20; 400: Demetrius Cannon (L) 53.00; 300 hurdles: Raiman (DK) 44.90; 800: Tyden Ferris (DK) 2:25.30; 200: Cannon (L) 23.90; 3200: Brandon Wyman (DK) 11:43.30; 1600 relay: Delton Kellogg 3:49.30.
MARSHALL 113, PARMA WESTERN 50 (WED.)
Discus: Caylie Gutekunst (PW) 79-4; Shot put: Gutekunst (PW) 29-6; Pole vault: Karen Carroll (PW) 9-1; High jump: Noel Nagy (PW) 4-8; Long jump: Maycee McClure (M) 13-8; 3200 relay: Marshall 10:43.42; 100 hurdles: Madisyn Burkwalt (M) 18.90; 100: Olaide Olapade (M) 13.59; 800 relay: Marshall 1:58.42; 1600: Rachel Schoepke (M) 5:58.98; 400 relay: Marshall 57.72; 400: Abbey Ufkes (M) 1:05.09; 300 hurdles: Nagy (PW) 51.88; 800: Ava Klein (M) 2:45.58; 200: Olapade (M) 28.40; 3200: Schoepke (M) 12:45.74; 1600 relay: Marshall 4:35.82.
UNION CITY 69, ST. PHILIP 67, BRONSON 38 (WED.):
Pole Vault: Taylor Pessetti (STP) 9-0; 100: Meagan Casterline (STP) 13.79; 100 hurdles: Pessetti (STP) 18.16; 3200: Ava Strenge (STP) 11:19.55; 200: Casterline (STP) 29.22; 800: Riley Rutherford (STP) 2:33.69; 300 hurdles: Pessetti (STP) 53.42; 400: Casterline (STP) 1:06.38; 1600 relay: St. Philip 4:41.35
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Friday’s Prep Schedule
Baseball: Quincy at Springport, Tekonsha at Jackson Christian
Softball: Quincy at Springport
Girls Soccer: Portage Northern at Lakeview, Pennfield at Olivet, B.C. Central at Portage Central, Coldwater at Jonesville, Gull Lake at St. Joseph
Boys Golf: Pennfield, Harper Creek, Marshall, Gull Lake, Quincy at Coldwater; Bronson at Parchment
Track: Pennfield at White Pigeon; Bill Dolezal Tournament at Lakeview; Galesburg-Augusta at Gull Lake; Union City at Marshall Sports Festival; Delton Kellogg at Otsego; Maple Valley at Dansville; Olivet at Byron