Fennville 15 Black River 0
Fennville 6 Black River 3
A perfect game by Ethan Fazer highlighted Fennville’s doubleheader sweep of Black River on Wednesday, April 1.
Fazer struck out six without allowing a hit or a walk as the Blackhawks took game one 15-0 in a mercy-rule-shortened affair. Game two went Fennville’s way by a 6-3 margin.
In addition to his work on the mound, Fazer also went 1-for-1 with a double, two walks and an RBI in the opener. Mathew Korman (3-for-3 with an RBI) and Aaron Scovill (2-for-3 with a triple, four runs and two RBI) also had solid games at the plate.
In game two, Alex Jimenez and Tyus Grigg each had a hit and an RBI, while Korman earned the win with 2-2/3 scoreless innings of relief in which he struck out six.
Saugatuck 11 Allegan 3
Although it’s early in the baseball season, Saugatuck sophomore Blake Dunn appeared to be in mid-season form against Allegan on Wednesday, April 1.
Dunn went 3-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, two runs and two walks to lead the Indians to the 11-3 victory.
Alec Behrman (2-for-3 with a double and two runs) and Sean O’Malley (2-for-4 with two runs) also had multiple hits in the win.
Carsie Walker started the game on the mound for the Indians and went the first five innings for the win. He struck out four and walked six without allowing a hit. O’Malley worked the final two innings, giving up no runs on one hit with one walk and two strikeouts.
Hamilton 6 South Haven 1
Hamilton 9 South Haven 8
A pair of strong pitching efforts helped lift Hamilton to a pair of wins over South Haven on Wednesday, April 1.
Grant Wolfram pitched five shutout innings in the opening, while Brady Mudd allowed two earned runs in six innings as the Hawkeyes won 6-1 and 9-8.
Wolfram, who struck out nine and allowed three hits, also went 2-for-2 in the opening game. Lucas Reimink was 2-for-4 and Ken Klein added a three-run double.
Braden Brown (2-for-4 with four RBI), Gerrit Eding (2-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBI), Reimink (2-for-3 with two runs) and Alec Overbeek (2-for-4 with a double) led the offense in game two.
Otsego 1 Lakeview 11
Otsego 6 Lakeview 19
Otsego traveled to Battle Creek Lakeview on Tuesday, March 31, and dropped both ends of a twinbill by scores of 11-1 and 19-6. Both games were stopped after five innings due to the mercy rule.
Sawyer Hess and Will Hatfield had Otsego’s only hits of the opening game, while Cade Bosch had an RBI double and a run in game two. Clayton Beaird had a two-run single, with Sam Morgan, Blake Blanchard and A.J. Atwater also adding a single.
Hatfield (four runs on four hits with three strikeouts and no walks in three innings) and Hunter Johnson (seven runs on three hits and one walk in one inning) were the respective starters and took the losses.
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