Chippewa Hills softball advances to district semis

LUDINGTON — Chippewa Hills’ Sadie Metcalf allowed two hits and struck out 10 to lead the softball team to a 6-1 victory over host Ludington on Tuesday in a Division 2 pre-district game.

The Warriors jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning and added runs in the third and fifth innings.

Rachel Lobert had two hits, while Kurstyn Fate drove in two runs.

Chippewa Hills plays Fremont at noon Saturday in a district semifinal.

Chippewa Hills baseball falls in pre-district

LUDINGTON — Ludington’s baseball team scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 10-4 victory over visiting Chippewa Hills on Tuesday in a Division 2 pre-district matchup.

The Warriors finish the season 21-13, which includes a conference championship.

“We didn’t play our best game,” Chippewa Hills coach Ben Wright said. “But losing today does not signify a bad season at all. We had a ton of accomplishments with a very young team.”

Brett Walcutt took the loss despite allowing zero earned runs in six innings. He also had a two-run single.

Slade Todd and RJ Simon also had hits.

SPORTS BRIEFS

VARSITY BASEBALL

Morley Stanwood 16, Pine River 6

MORLEY – Dayne Edgerly led the Mohawks with a double, two singles and five RBIs on Tuesday. He also earned the win on the mound.

Jason Ambler had three hits, including a double and three runs scored. Tyler Dard had three hits, three RBIs and three runs scored.

Brock Ramsey added a single and two RBIs, while Riley Burhans drove in two.

Morley Stanwood (19-12) hosts Greenville on Wednesday in a single game.

VARSITY SOFTBALL

Morley Stanwood 11-16, Pine River 7-12 (10 innings)

MORLEY — Bethany Elenbaas was on base 10 times for the Mohawks during the doubleheader, including six walks. She also earned the win on the mound in the opener.

Brooklyn Peacock had a hit and six walks, while Taylor Garver earned the win in the nightcap, pitching 10 innings.

Alexis Bennett led the Bucks with six hits combined, including a double and home run. KayLee Goodman had four hits in Game 2, including three doubles.

Morley Stanwood (13-18) hosts Greenville on Wednesday.

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Ryan is the sports editor for the Big Rapids Pioneer, covering local prep sports and Ferris State athletics. He can be contacted at (231) 592-8363 or rzuke@pioneergroup.com.

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