Reed City posts baseball doubleheader sweeps

Hammond throws another no-hitter for Reed City

Max Hammond continues his no-hit magic for Reed City.

Max Hammond continues his no-hit magic for Reed City.

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REED CITY – Max Hammond threw his second no-hitter of the season for Reed City on Tuesday in a doubleheader sweep over Newaygo in Central State Activities Association Gold Division action.

It was 12-5 in game one. Reed City had 13 hits and made five errors; Hammond had three hits and four runs scored and an RBI. Xavier Alen had three hits with two runs scored and three RBIs. He had a two-run home run. Trent Howell had two hits with two RBIs. Isaiah Moore had two hits with three RBIs.

Allen was the winning pitcher in 6 2/3 innings and allowed three hits and no earned runs. He struck out 12.

It was 13-2 in game two. Hammond was 3-for-3 with three runs scored. Allen had two hits and three runs scored plus two RBI. Isaac Williams and Moore had two hits and two RBIs. Reed had a hit and two RBIs Howell had a hit and three RBIs. Allen had a home run.

Hammond went five innings and allowed no hits and two unearned runs and had 11 strikeouts.

Hammond also has a perfect game to his credit.

Reed City, 15-12, is hosting a tournament Saturday and plays  Benzie in the first round. Big Rapids plays Freeland in the semifinal. Freeland is ranked eighth in the state in Division 2.

Pine River 19, Manton 4

This Tuesday second game went three innings. Nate Marks had a two hitter as the winning pitcher. Blood had two hits with a double and two RBIs. Cole Hill had two hits. Lockhart had a triple and two RBIs. Larr had a single and three RBIs. Hoon Yang had a double and RBI.

Pine River is 12-6 overall and 6-1 in the league.

SOFTBALL

Reed City sweeps Newaygo

Reed City won the first game on Tuesday 4-3. Isabell Guy earned the win, going seven innings and allowing three runs no earned runs on three hits striking out five and walking one. Reed City had nine hits led by Kaylin Goodman with three, Isabell Guy and Hayden Cutler with two hits and Rylie Shafer and Hannah Stellini with one each.

It was Reed City 15, Newaygo 5 in five innings in Game 2. Reed City was led again by Kaylin Goodman who had two key hits including a double racking up five RBIs. Reed City lit it up at the plate with 17 hits. Guy led the team with four hits, Hayden Cutler and Kenzie Shoemaker had three hits each. Shafer had two hits and with one hit each was Myah Beard, Stellini and Paityn Enos. 

Guy also got the win in game 2, going five innings allowing five runs and four earned on eight hits striking out 4 and walking two.

“Isabell is as tough as can be on the mound, constantly throwing two games back-to-back night after night,” coach Roger Steig said. “Tonight was a big night for us in the conference standings. With the two wins we are alone in second place with just two games left. We are still in control of our own destiny. Our conference record is 8-4 and overall record is 16-10.”

Evart 15 McBain 0

Addy Gray threw a complete-game shutout against McBain on Tuesday. Evart had eight runs in the second inning. Kylynn Thompson, JoJo Tiedt and Gray had key RBIs in the inning. Veronica Lofquist had a double.

Evart is 18-5 overall and undefeated in the Highland Conference.