COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) -In high school baseball, Coldwater swept a doubleheader at home yesterday, beating Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 4-3 and 14-0. Ian Wright improved to 6-0 on the year with the game one victory, while Jacob Fielding picked up his 3rd save. Zach DeMeester, Ryan Mock, and Brendan Spangler all had rbi’s, with the 4th run scoring on a bases loaded walk. In the nightcap, called after 5 innings on the mercy rule, Brandon Lewis was the winning pitcher. Fielding went 3-3 with a single, 2 doubles, and 4 rbi’s, and Mock had a double, triple, and 4 rbi’s. The Cardinals improve to 13-10-3 overall and 6-4-2 in the SMAC East. They’ll host Carleton Airport in the opening game of the Stout and Sons Invitational at 9 am tomorrow at Lowe Field. Our broadcast coverage on AM 1590 and FM 95.5 begins at 8:45 am. The Coldwater JV baseball team swept Loy Norrix 25-4 and 5-3. Addison Duda was the winning pitcher in game one, while Jordon Butler picked up the win in relief in game two.
Quincy swept their doubleheader against Hillsdale 9-5 and 9-2. Tyler Powell was the game one winner, with 5 1/3 innings of no hit relief. Jake Jodway had 3 hits and an rbi, while Bryce McCavitt had 3 hits and 3 rbi. Jake Rider was the winner in game two, pitching a 3 hitter. McCavitt had 4 hits, including a double and 2 rbi, while Jodway and Rider each had 3 hits and 2 rbi. Quincy is now 13-8 overall.
In softball, Coldwater split their doubleheader at Hanover-Horton. Jessica Becks was the game one winner 11-4. She also had a grand slam home run, double, single, and 5 rbi. Morgan Howard had a home run and 2 singles, while Michaela Gillette had 2 singles and a double. The Lady Cardinals lost the 2nd game 10-7 with Kattie Ness on the mound. Becks, Gillette, and Payton Watson each had 3 hits. The Coldwater softball team is now 14-11.
The Coldwater girls soccer team exploded on offense yesterday, setting a school record for goals in an 11-0 victory at Albion. The game only lasted one half on the mercy rule. Kait Vella had 3 goals and one assist, while Mackenzie McGuire and Becca Harmon each had one goal and two assists. Also scoring single goals were Karina Aburto, Shelby Bowers, Alex Koch, Kaylyn Vaughn, Carlee Smoker, and Paige Holicki. Miranda Catlin had two assists and Meghan Schorfhaar had one assist. The Lady Cardinals outshot Albion 33-0. They improve to 8-6-2 overall, tying the girls school record for victories. The jv and varsity teams both play at Adrian tomorrow.
The Quincy girls soccer team captured at least a share of the ISL West title, beating Springport 2-0 last night. Liz Counterman had both Oriole goals, while Abby Parrish had one assist. Quincy is now 10-5 overall and 8-1 in the ISL. They can wrap up the title Monday at Jonesville.
The Coldwater girls tennis team finished their season at the regional tournament at Vicksburg Thursday. All but one of the Cardinal individuals and doubles teams were eliminated in the first round, with only the first doubles team of Jami Maxson and Karrissa Harrell able to advance to the second round with a win over Harper Creek. Five of the eight flights did go to 3 sets.
In middle school tennis, the Coldwater B team beat Marshall 6-2. Singles winners were Christian Pine, Blake Yates, Samantha Youse, and Nadia Kiersey. Winning at doubles were Gabriel Boston and Emma Stanley at 1st doubles and Taylor Force and Kalyn Richmond at 4th doubles. The Cardinal A team beat Marshall 7-1. Singles winners were Emma Grife, Shane O’Grady, and Cole Targgart. At doubles, winners were Austin Butler and Tanner Bowers, Alli Eastmead and Bracy Groshko, Nate Denny and Dillon Gagnon, and Andrew Gebbink and Sarah Odom.
Among the action today on the high school scene, the regionals in track and field.