August 9, 2022


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West Ottawa boys lacrosse dominates Portage Central- High school sports rewind

The West Ottawa boys lacrosse team lost in the regional semifinals on Wednesday.

The West Ottawa boys lacrosse staff shed in the regional semifinals on Wednesday.

The West Ottawa boys lacrosse workforce arrived away with a significant 24-1 gain more than Portage Central on Saturday morning.

The Panthers had 12 various target scorers and 10 gamers with more than just one position. Cole Tulgetske had four aims and four helps and Trent Mulder had four ambitions and an help. Fischer Gager experienced a hat trick and a person aid. Hayden Kollewehr had 6 floor balls and Julian Chavez led the D with four ground balls.


Zeeland West earns two wins Saturday

The Dux bats had been on Saturday morning as they set up nine runs in the initially inning and hardly ever looked back again. They completed the activity in a few innings beating Cedar Springs 19-1.

Emily Manufacturers collected the earn on the mound for the Dux. She threw the three innings enabling an unearned operate on just one strike, hanging out a person and strolling a single.

“Emily threw a solid video game nowadays. She experienced very good command as she has been working back again from staying sick not too long ago.” reported mentor Scott Sliva.

Two Dux went long in the sport. Morgan Patrick and Emily Kragt both of those strike three-operate residence operates in the very first inning to get the Dux up 9-.

Kragt went 3-for-4, Avery Vugteveen when 2-for-3, Izzy Zamora was 2-for-2, Patrick and Carly Sleeman were 1-for-1. Taylor Zwagerman also included a strike for the Dux.

In the second game in opposition to Allendale, the Dux came away with a 6-1 acquire. Zeeland West took the lead in the bottom of the 1st with wonderful foundation jogging. Carly Sleeman begun the recreation with a single and place herself in scoring place by thieving 2nd and third though Emily Kragt was in the box. Kragt was walked and as she went straight to next, Sleeman capitalized and stole house.

Allendale tied the sport in the major of the 2nd. Dux responded and took the guide for great in the base of the fourth scoring two runs. With two outs Alexa Brott strike a one. Maddie Wyckoff arrived up and strike a double down the left discipline line scoring Brott. Emily Brands adopted and singled to score Wyckoff. Dux additional to their guide in the fifth when Sleeman doubled. Taylor Zwagerman singled to score Sleeman.

They were not performed there. The Dux scored two a lot more in the sixth when Wyckoff singled to get started the bottom of the sixth. Brands came up and homered to left industry to put the Dux up 6-1 which would be the final score.

Sleeman, Wyckoff, and Brands experienced two hits. Zwagerman and Brott each included a hit in the victory.

Brott acquired the get on the mound. She threw seven innings making it possible for one unearned run on 4 hits, hanging out ten and walking zero.

“Alexa was really superior on the mound. It can be great when she has the assist of the bats as it fuels her and the team’s momentum,” said coach Sliva. “The women performed for one one more and set a total staff exertion to earn this match. They have been fired up from the first pitch to the last out.”

The Dux improved to 9-3 on the season and face 2021 Convention co-champs Wyoming on Tuesday at home at 4:15 for a doubleheader.

Holland goes 2-1 at Invitational

It was a cold rainy working day but that did not end the Dutch from going 2-1 in the Holland Softball Invitational. In game one, the Dutch took a commanding lead of 13-4 into the fifth inning but could not hold on as the Knights of Grosse Pointe South battled to come back again in the fifth and sixth innings to get the acquire 14-13.

In game two, the Dutch confronted Loy Norrix. Holland scored three operates in the initially and 6 in the second inning for the 9-2 acquire.

Holland confronted Comstock Park in the 3rd and final spherical for the 4-1 get.

“Although we had game just one in our grasps but arrived up small, overall our crew performed very perfectly today,” claimed Holland coach Rick Harris. “Our aim is to retain grinding in observe, make the most of each rep, choose each and every game 1 inning at a time and hardly ever give up. As extended as we keep on to do those people factors and stick collectively, we are going to be alright.”


Holland 5, South Haven 3

The Holland Dutch took the to start with activity of a tri in opposition to the South Haven Rams on an early Saturday early morning at Holland Higher. The Dutch did all their scoring in the initially two innings which was plenty of to hold off the Rams for their 7th gain of the period.

Senior Andon Grigg went the length for the Dutch on the mound, taking a no-hitter into the 4th inning and striking out 15 batters although letting two hits and 3 walks.

Sophomore Emmett Guide went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Dutch. Mateo Clawson, Zach Hop, Jackson Van Hekken, and Grigg also contributed with hits of their individual.

The Dutch improved to 7-5 and continue being 5-4 in conference enjoy.


Holland 4, Lakeview 4

The Holland Higher varsity tennis team was established to host their 2nd quad of the year, but the climate had other programs in mind. The format for the working day altered when Portage Northern determined not to play due to the forecast. This resulted in Holland web hosting the seventh-rated crew in Division 2, Battle Creek Lakeview, for an 8:30 a.m. match.

Lakeview jumped out to a 2- lead right after profitable matches at No. 2 and No. 4 singles. Holland’s 1st stage came at No. 3 singles, when Abby Sanchez’s opponent, regretably, had to retire thanks to an harm. The No. 2 doubles crew of Natalie Legg and Emma Hulst would tie factors up with a convincing 6-1, 6-2 victory.

The group rating would stay tied after the No. 3 and No. 4 doubles matches concluded almost concurrently, with both of those matches heading to third-established tremendous tiebreakers. Lena Vanderbilt Mancinelli and Claudia Kurniawan (No.3 doubles) pulled out their match, 6-3, 6-7(1), 10-8. At No. 1 singles, Libby LeFebre would give Holland their 1st lead of the day, defeating her opponent 7-6(5), 7-6(7).

In a struggle amongst two evenly matched opponents at No. 1 doubles, Holland was edged 7-5, 3-6, 10-7. The Dutch will be in action yet again on Monday when they host meeting foe, Mona Shores at 4 p.m. Holland is now 6-1-2 on the time.

Lakeview was established to perform Zeeland West pursuing their match with the Dutch, but rain forced a cancelation.

Zeeland East goes 2- at quad

The Chix defeated Kenowa Hills 8 to and Reeths Puffer 4 to 3. ThyAn Kleikamp went undefeated at No. 4 singles, foremost 6-4, 6-6 and 1- in the tie split of the championship match versus Fruitport when the rains hit and canceled the working day.

Lucy McRae and Meg Devisser also went undefeated at No. 3 doubles, owning their championship match with Reeths Puffer washed away as perfectly. Grace Norman and Anna Steenwyk gained all three matches to get the No. 4 doubles flight.

This article originally appeared on The Holland Sentinel: West Ottawa boys lacrosse dominates Portage Central- Substantial faculty athletics rewind