Reed City pitcher throws no-hitter against Chippewa Hills

Max Hammond threw a perfect game earlier in the season

Reed City's Max Hammond has a no-hitter and perfect game to his credit so far this season.

Reed City's Max Hammond has a no-hitter and perfect game to his credit so far this season.

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REED CITY – Max Hammond continues his amazing spring performance on the mound for the Reed City baseball team.

Hammond who earlier this season had a perfect game, pitched a no-hitter in a doubleheader Central State Activities Association Gold Division sweep over visiting Chippewa Hills on May 2.

Hammond pitched his gem in the second game.

His game went five innings because of darkness but was counted as a complete game in the second game, a 5-0 Coyote win. He struck out 13 of the 17 batters.

“Max has been throwing very well,” Reed City coach Eric Grannis said. “In his last two games, he’s had a total of 30 strikeouts in 12 innings. He’s been throwing well. He’s been getting guys out and getting them out quick.”

Hammond, Trent Howell, Xavier Allen, Canyon Reed and Noah Morgan all had hits. Howell had an RBI and Morgan had two.

It 8-4 in the first game. Treyvor Conklin, Spencer Hansen and Canyon Reed had two hits apiece. Xavier Allen, Trent Howell and Morgan also added hits. Hansen and Morgan also had two RBIs.

Allen was on the mound and gave up eight hits in seven innings and struck out eight.

“Our bats were there,” Allen said. “It doesn’t show it in the scorebook. Our bats were getting there. We still have a lot of work to do.”

Logan Davis had three hits in the first game for Chippewa Hills. He took the loss on the mound. Tyler Geer had two walks in the second game despite the Warriors not getting a hit.

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Reed City splits with Chippewa Hills

Game 1, it was host Chippewa Hills over Reed City 15-5 in six innings. In the second game, it was Reed City over Chippewa Hills 12-10.

Isabell Guy was the pitcher of record in both games. In game 1 Chippewa Hills out-hit Reed City 14-8, In game 2, Reed City out-hit Chippewa Hills 13-8. Leading hitters in game 1 were Hayden Cutler, who had three hits and two RBIs, Kaylin Goodman, who had two hits, plus Rylie Shafer with two RBIs, and Paityn Enos, Kenzie Shoemaker and Kyleigh Weck with one hit each.

In game 2, Reed City’s leading hitters were Rylie Shafer who had four hits including a double and two RBIs, with two hits each. Isabell Guy and Kenzie Shoemaker both with an RBI each. Kaylin Goodman and Hayden Cutler both had one hit and two RBIs each. With one hit and one RBI, each were Paityn Enos and Hannah Stellini and Kyleigh Weck. The season record is 10-6 and Reed City is 4-2 in conference play.

Chippewa Hills in the first game was led by Addison Fate and Madison Wrisley who had three hits apiece. Brynn McArthur, Audrey Huffman, Hannah Martin and Brynn Shaw had two hits apiece. McArthur and Martin had three RBIs apiece.

McArthur had three hits and four RBIs in the second game. Wrisley had four RBIs.

Makayla Farrell and Hanna Martin did the pitching in the second game for the Warriors. Martin went all six innings in the first game and fanned six batters.