Morley Stanwood baseball sweeps White Cloud, softball gets swept

Landon Elenbaas rifles a pitch during Friday’s game. (Pioneer photo/Maxwell Harden.)

MORLEY — The Morley Stanwood baseball team ended its week on a high note with a sweep over White Cloud Friday at home.

The Mohawks downed the Indians 11-0 in game one before coming from behind to take game two 7-6 in seven innings.

“We played well in our first game,” head coach Bob Raven said. “We got the bats going early. Landon pitched a complete game for us. But the last couple of doubleheaders we’ve come out flat in the second game.

“I was proud of the kids for digging in and coming back.”

Landon Elenbaas was game one’s winning pitcher with 12 strikeouts in 6 innings. He came in relief in game two and struck out four batters in 2 2/3 innings.

Kyle Ososki had a triple and a single to go along with three runs and Aiden Nelson added a double, a single, and three RBIs.

Trailing 6-4 in the sixth inning of game two, Morley Stanwood scored three runs in the inning and held on to win the second game.

Tyler Dard had three hits including a home run and three RBIs, while Nelson had a double in the sixth to start Morley Stanwood’s rally.

“We need better at-bats,” Raven said. “We dug ourselves a hole and made a few errors, which happens. We were able to claw our way back.”

With the weather being such an issue during the first portion of the season, the schedule has been a grind for the Mohawks.

“It’s tough playing six league games in one week,” Raven said. “It taxes your pitching staff for sure. Have to rest some arms and get ready for next week.”

Softball

White Cloud 4-16, Morley Stanwood 1-6

MORLEY — The Mohawks found tough sledding against the Indians on Friday.

Bethany Elenbaas was the starting pitcher in game won and struck out eight batters in seven innings while Emilee Hobbs had a solo home run.

Cheyenne Parsley and McKenna Bennett tallied two hits, apiece in game two, while Brooke Brauher had two hits including a two-run home run.

Morley Stanwood (1-5) faces Hesperia on Tuesday.

Leave a Reply