Saline Wins Hudsonville Tournament, Improves to 26-4

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 05/22/2016 - 14:17

The Saline varsity baseball team won the Hudsonville Milan Miracle cancer fundraiser tournament Saturday. Saline went 2-0 to improve to 26-4 overall.

Saline defeated Mona Shores 12-0 and Hudsonville 7-0.

Sophomore Cole Daniels started and won against Hudsonville. He gave up three hits and three walks while striking out five in four innings of work. Reliever Kellan Huang pitched two hitless and scoreless innings, allowing two walks and striking out four. Sean Millspaugh pitched a perfect seventh, striking out one.

Jake Finkbeiner went 2-for-3 with a homerun, two RBI and two runs scored. Huang was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI. Zachary Owings and Ryan Foley each had two hits.

Saline scored four in the first. With two out, Zachary Owing and Sean O’Keefe singled. Jake Finkbeiner singled in Owings. Richard Hovde was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Huang cleared the bases with a double to left.

Finkbeiner homered to left to lead off the third inning.

Saline added two runs in the sixth. Foley led off with a single. He stole second and took third on Zach Schwartzenberger’s infield grounder. Foley scored on Thomas Miller’s sacrifice bunt. Miller reached based on the bunt and scored on a single by Owings.

Josh Nelson started and won the game against Hudsonville. The senior threw four scoreless innings, giving up three hits and one walk. He struck out four. John Holt pitched a perfect inning of relief, striking out one.

Miller, Finkbeiner and Daniels each had three hits for Saline. Daniels hit two doubles and drove in three runs. Finkbeiner went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and an RBI. Ryan Foley was 2-for-3 with three runs scored.

Saline struck for four runs in the second inning. Finkbeiner led off with a single. Daniels drove him home with a double to center. Daniels came around to score on an error. Ted Eppinga, who reached on a bunt, scored on a sacrifice fly by Foley. With two out, Zach Schwartzenberger doubled to right-center. Miller drove him in with a double to left-center.

Saline made it 5-0 in the third. Finkbeiner single to left with one out. Daniels singled. Cal Livesay walked. Foley drove in Finkbeiner with a single.

The Hornets put the game away with a seven run fourth. Miller led off with a single. Owings tripled to right to drive him in. Sean O’Keefe walked. Finkbeiner singled to score Owings. Daniels followed with a double to right-center, driving in two more runs. Eppinga singled to score Daniels. Livesay kept the rally going with a single. And Foley wrapped it up with an RBI single to center.

2016 SALINE (7) AT HUDSONVILLE (0)

2016 SALINE          AB  R  H BI  HUDSONVILLE          AB  R  H BI
Zach Schwartzenberge  4  0  0  0  Brady Keur            3  0  0  0  
 Stevie Kise          0  0  0  0   Austin Conklin       1  0  0  0  
Thomas Miller         3  1  1  1  Berghorst             3  0  1  0  
Zachary Owings        3  1  2  1   Trent Haan           1  0  0  0  
Sean O'Keefe          3  1  1  0  Aidan Magsig          3  0  1  0  
 Ted Eppinga          1  0  0  0  Jake Hoekstra         2  0  0  0  
Jake Finkbeiner       3  2  2  2  Jack Nurenberg        2  0  1  0  
 Justin Flanagan      1  0  0  0  Joe Stanford          2  0  0  0  
Richard Hovde         1  1  1  0  Logan Bylsma          1  0  0  0  
Kellan Huang          4  0  2  3  Tanner Baker          2  0  0  0  
Cal Livesay           3  0  0  0  Jared Blum            2  0  0  0  
 Michael Schuby       0  0  0  0   Jacob Beer           1  0  0  0  
 Mike Monahan         1  0  0  0                                    
Ryan Foley            3  1  2  0                                    
 Garrett Marion       1  0  0  0                                    
TOTALS               31  7 11  7  TOTALS               23  0  3  0

2016 SALINE                   401 002 0 -- 7  
HUDSONVILLE                   000 000 0 -- 0  

LOB--2016 SALINE 8, HUDSONVILLE 8. ERR--Kevin Boschma.
2B--Kellan Huang, Jack Nurenberg. HR--Jake Finkbeiner.
HBP--Richard Hovde. SACB--Thomas Miller, Joe Stanford.
SB--Ryan Foley (3).

 2016 SALINE                     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Cole Daniels (W)               4.00    3    0    0    3    5    0
Kellan Huang                   2.00    0    0    0    2    4    0
Sean Millspaugh                1.00    0    0    0    0    1    0
 HUDSONVILLE                
Joe Stanford                   4.67    9    5    5    2    2    1
Kevin Boschma                  1.33    2    2    2    0    1    0
Sam Szarowicz                  1.00    0    0    0    1    2    0

WP--Cole Daniels. SO--Garrett Marion, Zachary Owings, Justin
Flanagan, Sean O'Keefe, Kellan Huang, Trent Haan, Jake
Hoekstra (2), Joe Stanford (2), Brady Keur (2), Aidan Magsig
(2), Jack Nurenberg. BB--Richard Hovde (2), Zachary Owings,
Tanner Baker, Jake Hoekstra, Logan Bylsma (2), Jack
Nurenberg.
MONA SHORES (0) AT 2016 SALINE (12)

MONA SHORES          AB  R  H BI  2016 SALINE          AB  R  H BI
Wilson                2  0  1  0  Zach Schwartzenberge  3  1  1  0  
Vaughan               2  0  1  0   Stevie Kise          1  0  0  0  
Broersma              2  0  1  0  Thomas Miller         4  1  3  1  
Trovinger             2  0  0  0  Zachary Owings        2  1  1  1  
Flowers               2  0  0  0   Michael Schuby       1  0  0  0  
Anderson              2  0  0  0  Sean O'Keefe          2  0  0  0  
Debruin               2  0  0  0   Josh Nelson          1  1  0  0  
McNarland             1  0  0  0  Jake Finkbeiner       3  3  3  1  
Cuthberson            0  0  0  0  Cole Daniels          3  2  3  3  
 Newman               1  0  0  0  Ted Eppinga           2  2  1  1  
                                  Cal Livesay           2  1  1  0  
                                  Ryan Foley            2  0  2  3  
TOTALS               16  0  3  0  TOTALS               26 12 15 10

MONA SHORES                   000 00 -- 0  
2016 SALINE                   041 7x -- 12 

LOB--MONA SHORES 3, 2016 SALINE 7. ERR-- Belanger, Ted
Eppinga. 2B--Thomas Miller, Zach Schwartzenberger, Cole
Daniels (2). 3B--Zachary Owings. HBP-- McNarland. SACF--Ryan
Foley. SACB--Ted Eppinga. SB--Cole Daniels.

 MONA SHORES                     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Belanger                       3.00    9    7    7    2    1    0
Anderson                       1.00    6    5    4    1    1    0
 2016 SALINE                
Josh Nelson (W)                4.00    3    0    0    1    4    0
John Holt                      1.00    0    0    0    0    1    0

PB-- Wilson. WP-- Belanger,  Anderson. SO--Newman, Vaughan,
Flowers, Anderson, Debruin, Michael Schuby, Sean O'Keefe.
BB-- Cuthberson, Cal Livesay, Zachary Owings, Sean O'Keefe.
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