No-hitter propels Manchester softball to 19-2 and more Wednesday night results
Mlive Media Group file
Katie McClure led the Manchester offense with a single, two doubles, and four RBI's on the day.
McClure also through a no-hitter in Game 1, throwing 14 strikeouts.
"(McClure) takes the brunt of our pitching," Manchester coach Liz George said. "She has really good pitches that keep batters off balance."
Manchester finished in second place in its conference with a 12-2 record, finishing behind Grass Lake.
Candace Calhoun struck out 13 in seven innings, helping her team to a 19-11 win over host Taylor Trillium Academy on Thursday.
“Candace bore down and stepped up; she was the difference in the game,” Willow Run coach Duane Edwards said. “Candace knew it was on her shoulders to make plays, made great pitches down the stretch.”
Calhoun added four hits, and Diana Bernal and Leah Janessen each had three hits.
Ian Martin led Saline (11-0, 9-0 SEC) with a one-over-par 37, as the Hornets defeated Ann Arbor Huron (10-2, 9-2) 159-165 at Leslie Park on Wednesday to continue undefeated in the Southeastern Conference Red.
“Ian hit the ball really well,” Saline coach Debbie Williams-Hoak said. “He was hitting some really good drives. He got off to a tough start, but rebounded well.”
Alex Derksen shot 39, while Caleb Wittig had 41 and Alex Smith finished with 42.
Danny Langa led Huron with 38, followed by Guy Frydenlund and Reid McCallister each with 42 and Will Hanselman, 43.
“We’re disappointed,” Huron coach Dee Drake said. “We normally shoot better at our home course, and we didn’t do that today. We didn’t bring our best game."
The Whitmore Lake boys golf team shot a 171 to edge Ypsilanti Lincoln by seven strokes, and take top team honors in the double dual at Pine View Golf Course on Wednesday.
Anthony Manschesky and Jacob Zagor each shot a six-over-par 42 to lead Whitmore Lake, while Alex Ward and James Richards added scores of 43 and 44, respectively.
Kit Schimmoelle took individual medalist honors with a score of 39 on the day to lead Lincoln. Logan Wilkerson (44), Joel Hyder (45), and Max Lange (50) rounded out the scores for the Railsplitters.
"This puts us in a three-way tie for second place in the conference with Chelsea and Adrian," Lincoln coach Gabe Crowner said. "This is our lowest team score of the season, and I'm hoping this is a sign of things to come."
Thomas Lindeman had two hits and two RBIs, leading Milan to an 11-6 win over visiting Grosse Ile on Wednesday.
Kyle Schrader struck out four in 5 2/3 innings to earn the win, and also had two hits.
Jake Friese and Evan Peacock each drove in two runs on one hit.