Alpena baseball drops two in Escanaba

ESCANABA-The Alpena baseball team didn’t manage a lot of offense in 7-2 and 6-2 losses against Escanaba on Friday.

Caleb Myers picked up the loss in the first, walking seven and giving up two hits. Ryan Cadarette and Tyler Pintar each pitched an inning of relief.

Alpena’s (15-7) only hit in the first game came off the bat of Brady Marwede.

Marwede also picked up a hit in the second game as did Tim Atkinson and Nick Skiba. Atkinson and Skiba each had an RBI.

Skiba pitched five innings for the loss with Cadarette coming in on relief.

Alpena defends its Escanaba Invitational championship today when it plays Negaunee in Escanaba at 10 am.

Posen 5-6, Au Gres 0-2

AU GRES -The Posen baseball team picked up a pair in Au Gres on Friday, winning 5-0 and 6-2.

Posen (8-10, 7-7 in North Star League) pitcher Travis Sharpe threw a full-game no-hitter for the win. He gave up two walks, one error and struck out 11.

Sharpe was 2-for-3 with a double, while Darren Dubey was 2-for-3. Skyler Tulgetske was 2-for-4 with a double.

Posen threw two pitchers in the second game. Sharpe pitched four innings for the win, striking out eight. Nick Hincka threw the last two, striking out two.

Tulgetske went 2-for-4 at the bat while Nathan Mulka went 2-for-2 and Levi Romel 2-for-3.

Posen travels to Whittemore on Monday.

Alcona 4-3,

Whittemore 3-1

WHITTEMORE-Alcona baseball improved its record to 19-3-1 on Friday when it swept Whittemore-Prescott 4-3 and 3-1.

Cody Franklin pitched a complete game for the win in the first. He gave up four hits and struck out 10.

Franklin was 2-for-4 with a double and a single while Nathan Fettes was 3-for-3.

Carson Jamieson threw seven innings in the second game for the win. He gave up five hits and struck out 12.

Franklin was 2-for-4 with a double and a single while Brock Franklin picked up a hit. Coda Gallagher pitched in with two hits.

Alcona hosts North Star League rival Atlanta on Monday.

Hale 13-15,

Fairview 10-2

FAIRVIEW -The Hale baseball team boosted its record to 3-14 on Friday when it swept the Fairview Eagles 13-10 and 15-2.

Hale was up by as much as 12-0 in the first game, but Brandon Boylen got into a tight situation and gave up nine walks to drive in six earned runs. He gave up no hits and struck out four.

Kelby Chrivia came in for the save, striking out five, giving up four runs, one earned and two hits.

Hunter Boylen had three hits including a double, three RBIs and two stolen bases. Jamie Belbaugh had two hits and an RBI as did Tyler Murringer. James Priest had two hits while Brandon Boylen drove in two on a hit.

Hale pitcher Kelby Chrivia pitched all five innings in the second game. He gave up two runs, only one of which was earned off two hits and two walks. He struck out seven.

He also had three hits, three RBIs and three stolen bases. Devin Chrivia two hits, including a double and an RBI while Priest had two hits and two RBIs. Richy Brito had a hit and an RBI with Hunter Boylen doing his part with a single.

Hale hosts Oscoda on Monday.

SOFTBALL

Posen 17-10,

Au Gres 0-0

AU GRES -The Posen softball game routed Au Gres on Friday, winning 17-0 and 10-0.

The Vikigns (19-3, 15-1 in North Star League) picked up the first game win in the fifth inning. Ashley Meyers pitched a full game, giving up three hits, one walk and striking out 12.

Meyers also hit a three-run homer in the third inning. Monica Bartz was 2-for-4 with a single and her first ever grand slam in the fifth. Jenna Hincka was 3-for-3 with a double, a triple and three RBIs. Taylor Chojnacki was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI.

Game won posen 17, au gres zero five innings

Meyers pitched a full-game no-hitter in the second. She gave up no walks and struck out seven.

She also led at the bat, going 2-for-3 with a two run homer. Akari Takesato had a two RBI single in the third inning while Hincka tripled and singled with one RBI.

The Vikings are back in action on Monday against Whittemore-Prescott.

Onaway 3-5, Pellston 5-1

PELLSTON -The Onaway softball team overcame the throwing errors that plagued them in its 5-3 loss against Pellston on Friday to pick up a 5-1 win in the second.

“We did not commit the throwing errors in the second that we did in the first. Our defense was pretty solid in the second game,” Onaway coach Jodi Brewbaker said.

Skyler Butler pitched six innings for the loss. She gave up only one earned run off six hits, one walk and three strikeouts.

Butler led at the bat, going 2-for-3, with a double, a triple and a run scored. Erika Price pitched in with two hits while Lexi Szymoniak hit a double. Brea Price, Ashley LaLonde and Jade Galer each had a hit

Elissa Nash pitched six innings in the second for the win. She gave up six hits, one earned run, two walks and struck out three.

Jade Galer was 2-for-4 with a double while Morgan Badgero and Nash went 2-for-3. Olivia McDonald, Lindsey LaLonde each had a hit with Ashley LaLonde hitting a two RBI double.

Onaway travels to Central Lake to take part in the Maris Spaulding Memorial Tournament. These games don’t count against team records. It plays its next league game on Monday against Mancelona.