Montague dominated Holton in a doubleheader sweep Thursday, 13-0 and 15-4. Both games were shortened by the mercy rule.
Reeths-Puffer extended its winning streak to five and ended O-K Green Conference play on a high note Thursday, sweeping Holland by scores of 11-3 and 6-0.
Reeths-Puffer celebrated senior night Wednesday with a 10-0 blowout win of Holland in O-K Green Conference play. The game lasted five innings due to the mercy rule.
Whitehall splits its last West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader of the season against Manistee Tuesday. The Vikings won game one, 8-2, and dropped a tight second game, 3-2.
MONTAGUE — It's hard to bounce back from a mentally draining defeat, but Montague showed resilience Tuesday and rallied in a huge way to win a share of the West Michigan Conference Lakes title.
Reeths-Puffer got the best of Montague Saturday in a doubleheader played at LMCU Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps. The Rockets won by scores of 4-3 and 11-4.
Whitehall went 1-1 at Saturday's Hamilton Tournament, losing a tough 3-2 game to Oakland Christian before bouncing back for a 16-5 rout of Greenville.
Whitehall was impressive Thursday against Holton, scoring a pair of lopsided wins, 16-1 and 10-0, on senior night. Jack McDowell fired a five-inning no-hitter for Whitehall in the second game.
Montague put together a complete game Thursday afternoon to defeat Kent City in non-conference action, 8-1.
Reeths-Puffer took a 10-1 defeat to rival Mona Shores Thursday afternoon, completing the Sailors' three-game sweep in O-K Green Conference play.
Montague held off a late surge by Ravenna in game two of Tuesday's doubleheader to secure a sweep, 7-6. The Wildcats rolled in game one, 12-2.
MUSKEGON — Despite playing two solid games, Reeths-Puffer's struggles continued Tuesday as it lost an O-K Green Conference doubleheader to rival Mona Shores. The Sailors rallied with four runs in the final inning of game two to complete the sweep, 4-2, after a 2-1 win in game one.
Whitehall split a West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader against Fremont Monday, losing a 4-2 game in the opener and winning the nightcap, 7-1.
Whitehall split its two games at Saturday's home tournament, losing a 3-2 battle to Ludington before bouncing back with a 4-1 win over Traverse City West.
Montague downed Shelby by mercy rule in a single game last Friday, 12-2.
Whitehall dominated its Thursday doubleheader against Newaygo, coming away with 7-2 and 11-1 victories.
Zeeland West exploded for seven runs in the final frame of an extra-inning battle Thursday at Reeths-Puffer, sending the Rockets to a 10-6 defeat and giving the Dux the series win.
Montague had no trouble dispatching Manistee Tuesday in West Michigan Conference Lakes play, winning by scores of 14-2 and 10-2.
Whitehall brought its big bats to Tuesday's West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader against Orchard View, scoring 13 runs in both ends of a sweep. The Vikings won by scores of 13-0 and 13-8.
Reeths-Puffer split its O-K Green Conference doubleheader at Zeeland West Tuesday, dropping the first game, 11-2, before bouncing back for a 6-3 win in game two.
MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer pitched out of a couple of tough spots Saturday to edge Montague in the GMAA tournament quarterfinals, 6-3, before falling to eventual champion North Muskegon in the semifinals.
Whitehall played good all-around games Thursday and earned a sweep of Shelby by scores of 9-3 and 8-2.
Reeths-Puffer again was unable to get offense going Thursday against Zeeland East, and the Chix were able to score a 10-0 mercy-rule win in five innings to complete an O-K Green Conference sweep.
Reeths-Puffer couldn't get its bats going Wednesday against Zeeland East, taking a doubleheader loss by scores of 5-0 and 12-1. The team's losing skid extended to seven games with the defeats.
Montague's pitching was outstanding throughout Wednesday's West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader against Fremont, delivering two shutout wins for the Wildcats. Montague earned 9-0 and 7-0 wins.
Whitehall split a low-scoring West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader at Ludington Wednesday. The Vikings took a 3-1 win in game one but were shut out in the nightcap, 4-0.
Whitehall lost a pair of games Saturday at its home invitational. The Vikings lost a 16-1 game by mercy rule to North Muskegon and dropped a 7-4 battle to Bay City John Glenn.
Reeths-Puffer couldn't hang on to a five-run lead late in last Friday's Marsh Field game against Fruitport, taking a tough 10-5 loss.
Montague and North Muskegon split a doubleheader Thursday, with the Wildcats romping in the opener, 19-7, and the Norsemen winning game two by a 4-2 score.
Reeths-Puffer lost its third straight game to O-K Green Conference foe Wyoming and fourth straight overall Thursday, 9-3.
Whitehall earned an impressive 7-0 win over Oakridge Thursday, handing the Eagles their first West Michigan Conference Lakes defeat.
WHITEHALL — On an exciting Tuesday of baseball at Whitehall, rivals Whitehall and Montague split a West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader, each in one-run games.
An extra-inning loss in game one stung even more for Reeths-Puffer when Wyoming was able to complete an O-K Green Conference sweep Tuesday.
Whitehall and Montague tandem-hosted a day of baseball Saturday, and the Vikings enjoyed the most success, earning a thrilling 4-3 win over Vicksburg and defeating Kalkaska 8-4. The Wildcats split their two games, routing Kalkaska 12-2 but falling to Vicksburg 6-3.
Whitehall played two impressive games last Friday, defeating Comstock Park 3-1 and 15-2. Each game was five innings.
Reeths-Puffer took its first loss of the season last Friday, a 13-1 defeat to Division 2 #16 Allendale.
Reeths-Puffer again picked up a lopsided win over O-K Green Conference foe Union Thursday, completing the week's three-game sweep.
Montague earned a sweep of Mason County Central Thursday, 7-1 and 3-2. Eli Petersen preserved the sweep by striking out the final Spartan batter of the night with the bases loaded.
Whitehall lost game one of Wednesday's West Michigan Conference Lakes doubleheader to Oakridge, 9-3. The second game of the set was rained out and postponed to Thursday, April 27.
Reeths-Puffer earned another doubleheader sweep Tuesday against O-K Green Conference foe Union, winning 8-0 and 12-2.
Montague took its first conference defeat since 2021 Tuesday, settling for a West Michigan Conference Lakes split against Ludington. The Wildcats won game one 11-5 and lost the nightcap 7-1.
Whitehall lost a pair of games to Zeeland East Saturday by scores of 5-2 and 7-3.
Montague couldn't keep up with defending Division 2 state champion Forest Hills Eastern Saturday in a doubleheader at Cornerstone University, losing 7-2 and 15-2.
Reeths-Puffer had another great day Saturday at the Holton Invitational, taking the event championship with wins over Newaygo and White Cloud.
WHITEHALL — Whitehall rode great pitching and timely hitting to a doubleheader sweep in its season opener Thursday against Mason County Central, 6-2 and 12-2.
Reeths-Puffer completed its three-game O-K Green Conference sweep of Muskegon Thursday, downing the Big Reds 16-1 in three innings.
Montague brought its best offensive game to Grant Wednesday, smothering the Tigers 25-10 in six innings.
MONTAGUE — Montague played solid baseball in all facets Tuesday in its West Michigan Conference Lakes opener, earning a doubleheader sweep of Orchard View, 16-0 and 13-0.
Reeths-Puffer rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Muskegon in its O-K Green Conference opener Tuesday, 17-0 and 15-0.
MUSKEGON — For the second day in a row, Reeths-Puffer showed the kind of aggressive mindset that can help a young team steal wins. The Rockets moved to 2-0 with an 8-3 win over Western Michigan Christian Tuesday.