Games rained out
BIG RAPIDS — The weather rained out baseball and softball action for various team on Friday.
Tournaments in Reed City and Cedar Springs were rained out.
Big Rapids was scheduled to have its baseball and softball teams at the Cedar Springs tourney.
CCA improved its conference record to 6-3 defeating Pentwater 15-2 in game 1 on Thursday. Leading the way was Mackenzie Cole who pitched strong, striking out five and having zero walks. Offensively, Jenelle Costello had four walks and three runs scored. Gretchen Purcell had two hits and three RBIs. Hannah Curtis and Bethany Curtis also had two hits.
CCA won game 2 vs Pentwater 8-4, improving it West Michigan D League record to 7-3. Mackenzie Cole pitched all six innings, striking out three. At the plate Jenelle Costello, Mackenzie Cole and Maddie Alber had two hits each.
CCA defeated Walkerville in game 2 on Saturday 25-5. The Cougars drew 19 walks in the game. Offensively CCA was led by Gretchen Purcell with two hits and four RBI. Cole scored five runs in the game.
Reed City 12-13, White Cloud 1-6
REED CITY — Reed City swept White Cloud at home on Friday.
Payton Hansen was the winning pitcher in the opener going all five innings.
Jason Johnson had two hits and two RBIs. Dilan Hooper had a hit and two RBIs.
Bryce Grannis started the second game on the mound and went the first three innings. Jeffery Phenix got the win, going the final four innings.
Hunter Morrison had two hits with one being a triple and four RBIs. Stephen Shewan had a triple and an inside-the-park home run. Brandon Major had two hits and two RBI. Brett Walker added a double and two RBIs.
Reed City is 19-6 and plays at Central Montcalm on Tuesday.
“It was a nice doubleheader to get some guys at bats that don’t see a lot of time,” Reed City coach Marry Shaffer said. “I’m glad we got two wins and am looking forward to continuing conference play on Tuesday.”
Pine River 8-11, Manton 6-9
LEROY— Pine River won this Highland Conference twinbill on Friday 8-6 and 11-9.
McKenzie Denton was the winner of the first game, allowing 10 hits and striking out three. KayLee Goodman had three hits, including a home run. Bekah Dean had two hits and two RBIs, Emma Whithey had two hits.
Whithey was the winning pitcher of the second game.
“We played good ball and got timely hits,” Pine River coach Mike Nelson said. “I’m happy the way the girls are improving.”