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Reed City at CSAA
MORLEY — The Chippewa Hills girls team racked up its 11th consecutive title during the final Central State Activities Association jamboree of the season, while the Warriors’ boys team returned to glory with the conference championship.
Chippewa Hills’ girls team finished first with 212.5 points to win the jamboree while clinching the league title on Tuesday, with Big Rapids taking second with 63 points and Morley Stanwood in third with 62.5 points. Reed City was fourth with 55 points.
The Warrior boys also were dominant during Tuesday’s jamboree, picking up 159 points, with Reed City finishing second with 95. Big Rapids was third with 72 points, while Morley Stanwood took fifth with 62.
Sami Michell had another dominating day for Reed City, taking first in the 200 (26.01), 100 hurdles (14.53), 100 meters (12.8) and 400 meters (1:00.43).
Hanna Price was second in the 300-meter hurdles in 51.49 seconds.
For the boys, Reed City got first place finishes from Jacob Vincent in the discus (138-4). Eric Voelker, Michael Bradford, Eric Bradford and Andre Jones were second in the 800-meter relay in 1:34.01. Adam Kehr, Chad Zagacki, Kris Kellogg and Drake Walker were third in 8:46.06. in the 3,200-meter relay. Jon Green, Eric Voelker, Collin Hatfield and Jones were third in the 400-meter relay in 45.73 seconds.
Michael and Eric Bradford were fourth and fifth in the 400 meters in 53.67 and 54.45. Zagacki was fifth in the 800 meters in 2:09.42 and third in the 3,200-meter run in 19:22.31. Jones was third in the 200-meter dash in 23.73 seconds.
The 1,600-meter relay team was second in 3:36.32 with Voelker, the Bradfords and Jesus Becerra. Eric Bradford was third in the long jump at 18-9.5
Jon Green was third in the 100-meter dash in 11.71 seconds and was third in the discus at 130-4.
Reed City 3, 1; Holton 6, 8
HESPERIA — Reed City’s softball team dropped a pair of league contests against Holton on Monday in a make-up contest.
The Coyotes dropped the first game 6-3 before falling in the nightcap 8-1. Jules Griffin took the loss in game one, allowing four hits, six runs and three walks to go with six strikeouts.
Hanna Price, Brittani Yarger, Lindsey Greer and Brittany Cassidy each had a hit in the loss.
Price took the loss in the second game, allowing six hits and eight runs while striking out four. Ally Yarger and Riley Lawson each had two hits for the Coyotes in the loss, while Heather Huss, Brittani Yarger, Skiler Brigham and Tristan Rogers each had a hit.
Reed City (8-17, 4-8) is in action today at Hesperia.
Reed City 4, 8, White Cloud 3, 3
WHITE CLOUD — Reed City swept White Cloud 4-3 and 8-3 in Central State Activities Association play on Tuesday (May 14)
Reed City was down 3-2 going into the top of the seventh and Brittani Yarger delivered a two-run double.
Jules Griffin was the winning pitcher, walking one, striking out four and giving up six hits and three runs.
Yarger had two hits while Heather Huss, Skiler Brigham, Riley Lawson , Lindsey Greer, Brittney Cassidy and Triston Rogers had hits.
Griffin was also the winning pitcher of the second game, striking out six and allowing five hits. Greer had four hits. Brigham delivered a double and triple. Ally Yarger, Huss, Lawson, Griffin and Rogers all had hits.
Reed City is 3-5 in the league and 7-14 overall. The Coyotes host Big Rapids on Thursday.
Pine River 15, 22, Marion 0,0
Pine River’s girls softball team defeated Marion 15-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Monday. It went four innings with the Bucks scoring three runs in the first, four in the second, five in the third and three in the fourth. Jandney Mattson had two hits and an RBI. Christie Nelson had a hit and two RBIs.
Justin gave up one hit and struck out six.
The second game was a 22-0 Pine River win. The Bucks had a 12-run second inning. Erica Buchner had three hits and four RBIs. Brooke Pennington had two hits including a double and four RBIs. Mattson had two hits and three RBIs. Justin had a triple and three RBIs.
Pine River is 16-9 overall and 6-2 in the league.
Winning pitcher Brooke Pennington did not allow a hit in three innings.
Pine River 11,6, Marion 5, 4
LEROY – Pine River won two home Highland Conference baseball games on Monday 11-1 in five innings and 7-4 over Marion.
Devin Ruppert was the winning pitcher in the first game, striking out 10 allowing one hit and walking four. He went five innings.
Ruppert had two hits, including a home run, plus a single and four RBIs. Tyler Lewis had two singles and an RBI. Garrett Traynor and Lincoln Erickson both had two singles and two RBIs.
Lewis was the winning pitcher in the second game. He went all seven innings and fanned 10 batters. He allowed seven hits and one walk.
Ruppert had a double and RBI. Skyler Nelson had a single and RBI.
Pine River is 18-4 overall and 8-2 in the Highland.
Reed City 2, 4; Holton 3, 10
REED CITY — Reed City was unable to come up with enough runs on Monday in a pair of losses to Holton.
The Coyotes dropped the first game 3-2 before falling in the second contest, 10-4.
Ray Phenix was the losing pitcher in the first game, going all seven innings, giving up two earned runs while striking out 10. Eric Grannis led the offensive charge going 3-for-3 with a home run, while Phenix went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Sean Woodside had a hit and a stolen base, while Ricky Droke went 1-for-3 with a run.
Jordan Straub took the loss in the second game, going all seven innings while allowing six earned runs. He struck out seven batters. Droke went 2-for-3 with two runs and two stolen bases, while Austin Hansen went 2-for-3 with a run. Woodside also collected two hits in the loss.
Phenix had a hit and an RBI, while Ryan Willis and Grannis each added a hit.
Reed City (5-18, 1-11) is in action today on the road against Hesperia.
Reed City 2,7; White Cloud 3,8
WHITE CLOUD — Reed City’s baseball team was swept in doubleheader action at White Cloud Tuesday (May 14).
Ryan Willis took the loss for the Coyotes in the 3-2 opener, giving up six hits and striking out seven in seven innings.
Offensively, Sean Woodside went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two walks, Jordan Straub went 2-for-2 with a walk, Willis had an RBI hit, Austin Hansen had two hits and an RBI and Taylor Weiss had a hit.
The Coyotes were edged out 8-7 in game two, as Woodside took the loss after giving up one run and then leaving the game due to an injury.
Woodside was able to get three hits and two RBIs before departing, with Straub adding three hits and two RBIs, Josh Saez recording a hit and RBI and scoring two runs and Jordon Rolston picking up a hit, run and RBI.
Reed City 14th
BIG RAPIDS — Reed City competed at the Big Rapids Invitational Thursday at Katke Golf Course Invitational placing 14th with a score of 386.
Leading the Coyotes was Ben Schermerhorn, who shot an 85 to finish in 22nd place. Jacob Green came in 50th place (94), Spencer Battle finished in 75th place (103), Kolt Slater ended the day in 77th place and Kaden Phelps placed 94th (117) to round out the scoring for Reed City.
Fremont 1, Reed City 0
FREMONT — Reed city’s soccer team fell to 0-10 with a 1-0 loss to Fremont on Friday. The Coyotes gave up a goal with 3 1/2 minutes left in the game.
“We keep playing well and losing by one,” said Reed City coach Bryan Hall.
Reed City is home Friday against Ludington and at Benzie Central Friday to close the regular season. They play Ludington at Reed City on Tuesday in a district game.