Prep Roundup (5-6-2014)
HILLMAN-The Hillman baseball team (14-2) swept and shut out the Posen Vikings on Monday in 11-0 and 15-0 mercy games.
Ty Jones pitched five innings for the win. He gave up two hits, three walks and struck out nine.
Jones also led at the bat. He was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Mason VanPamel went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs.
Kyle Henigan pitched a full game in a four inning 15-0 mercy. He gave up three hits and struck out four.
Henigan was Hillman’s top hitter in the second. He went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs. Dylan Ross went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs while Jones went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
“They played exceptional, top to bottom. Defensively, offensively, pitching wise they were nearly flawless,” Hillman coach Rick Firman said.
Hillman hosts Rogers City on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Alcona 3-3, Rogers City 3-0
ROGERS CITY-The Alcona and Rogers City baseball teams played two games on Monday. The first ended in a 3-3 tie in eight innings while Alcona (13-2-1) won the second 3-0.
Cody Franklin pitched the first inning, giving up two hits and striking out 13.
Franklin led Alcona at the bat, going 3-for-4. He scored all of Alcona’s runs. Adam Sommers also had a hit.
Carson Jamieson threw a one-hitter in the second game. He walked two and struck out eight.
Franklin was 1-for-3 at the bat. Trenton LaVergne, Brock Franklin and Nathan Fettes were all 1-for-2.
“The bats went silent and I guess we used them all week this weekend,” Alcona coach Terry Franklin said. “Rogers City played good solid baseball and when you play somebody that plays good ball and you make some errors, you’re in trouble.”
Alcona hosts Oscoda on Thursday.
Onaway 6-3, Forest Area 1-2
ONAWAY-The Onaway baseball team (10-4) swept Ski Valley rival Forest Area in two games on Monday. It won the first game 6-1 and the second 3-2.
Andrew Prow pitched six innings in the first for the win. He gave up five hits and struck out seven.
Chris Cleaver led at the bat. He went 1-for-3, with a double and two RBIs. Cody Whitsitt pulled three walks, stole four bases and scored twice.
Matthew Tollini pitched six innings in the second for the win. He gave up six hits and struck out seven. Onaway’s pitchers gave up no earned runs in either game.
Tommy Auger was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple. He scored once. Cleaver was 1-for-2 with a solo home run.
Onaway travels to Posen to participate in the Wozniak Invitational on Saturday.
Rogers City 12-19,
ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City softball team swept Alcona on Monday, winning 12-1 and 19-1.
The Hurons (14-4) gave up runs in the first inning of each game.
Nikkie Radke pitched two innings for the win. Alexa Quaine pitched two while Logan Fleming pitched the last inning in the mercy. They struck out four batters.
Fleming led offensive with three hits and three runs. Sarah Meredith had two hits, including a home run. Quaine had two hits, including a double while Hollie Ditmar had two hits.
Morgan Hall had a hit as did Autumn Idalski and Rachel Chojnacki.
Ally Higgins went 1-for-2 for Alcona.
Fleming pitched two innings in the second game for the win. Quaine finished up the four inning mercy. They struck out a total of two girls.
Cassidy Purgiel ended the game in the bottom of the fourth with a grand slam.
Meredith picked up two hits, including a home run. Cassie Brege picked up a hit and walked three times. Fleming had a hit as did Chojnacki and Radke. Hall got on base four times on walks.
Samantha Schopfer, Alissa Terpstra and Nicole Walen were 1-for-2.
Rogers City travels to Hillman on Thursday.
Alcona recently tied with Au Gres-Sims 10-10 and beat Hale 8-6.
Onaway 15-17, Forest Area 0-0
ONAWAY-The Onaway softball team (2-9, 2-3 Ski Valley) picked up a big two game shutout of Forest Area on Monday, winning 15-0 in three innings and 17-0 in three.
Skylar Butler pitched a no-hitter for the win in the first game. She faced 10 batters, struck out six and gave up one walk.
Jade Galer went 2-for-3 with four stolen bases. Morgan Badgero was 2-for-2 with five stolen bases. Lexi Szymoniak, Erika Price, Olivia McDonald, Lindsey LaLonde and Skylar Butler all had one hit each.
Onaway stole 22 bases in the first game.
The Cardinals used two pitchers in the second game. Elissa Nash pitched two innings for the win. She faced eight batters, gave up one hit and one walk while striking out one.
Szymoniak pitched the last inning. She faced six batters, gave up one hit and one walk.
Price led Onaway with a double, a triple and a grand slam. She had six RBIs. Galer hit a two RBI in-the-park home run. Badgero, Butler and Brea Price all had one hit.
“Our bats just came alive. The girls hit really well and played our level of softball,” Onaway coach Jodi Brewbaker said.
Onaway has the week off until Saturday, when it faces Posen in the Wozniak Invitational at 10 a.m.