Lakeview 1, Reed City 0 2OT: The Wildcats went to double overtime for the second consecutive game, this time earning the CSAA win over rival Reed City. Tricia Beckett scored the winning goal with about five minutes remaining in the second overtime. Danielle Grant made three saves for Lakeview. Quote: “I felt we dominated play throughout the game, but we just couldn’t find the back of the net. I’m really proud with their play. I just wish we could have scored more.” — Lakeview coach Chris Smith. Record: 7-1-1 (3-1-1). Next game: at home today against Muskegon Oakridge.
Comstock Park 2, Belding 0: The Redskins were shut out on Wednesday on the road by the Panthers in O-K Blue action. Ally Neper and Mckayla Walker scored first half goals for Comstock Park. Brian VanderPloeg made six saves in the loss. Record: 2-8-1 (2-5). Next game: at home Friday against Greenville.
FHN 8, Greenville 0: The Yellow Jackets fell for the second time to state ranked Forest Hills Northern on Wednesday. The Huskies shut Greenville out 8-0. Sarah Brown made 16 saves for the Yellow Jackets. Record: 2-6-1. Next game: Friday at Belding.
Coleman bombs CC-Crystal JV: The JV Eagles were hammered by Coleman Tuesday night, losing games of 15-0 and 17-4. In both games CC-Crystal committed five errors. Kendall Norton allowed eight hits and 12 walks in the opener, which saw Jenna Schneider keep a no-hitter from being pitched against them. Whitney LaVictor took the loss in the second game, as she gave up 16 hits and six walks against 10 strikeouts. Murphy and Alisa Platte had two hits each for the Eagles. Record: 7-7. Next games: at Ashley today.
Greenville 1-1: The Yellow Jackets split an O-K Bronze doubleheader with Forest Hills Northern on Tuesday at home. Greenville won game one behind Travis Groom’s pitching effort. Groom also had two hits and two RBI. Jacob Crittenden doubled and scored two runs, while Caleb Vinton added an RBI. The game was tied 2-2 after the first and then Greenville scored single runs in the third and sixth innings. Northern won game two 11-4. The Huskies scored twice in the third, four times in the fifth and added five runs in the fifth inning. Parker Syrjala took the loss. Travis Groom, Nick Reamer and Matt LeBlanc each had one hit. Record: 8-4 (8-3). Next game: today at Forest Hills Northern.
Butternut eighth at Gaylord: The Butternut Homeschoolers were eighth in the 16-team Gaylord Invitational Tuesday. They shot a 337, which was well behind winner Tawas at 304 and second-place Traverse City West’s 308. Butternut was led by David Crouse with an 82, followed by Isaac Crouse and Caleb Wyman with matching 83s and Isaiah Wyman with an 89. Next meet: at Chippewa Hills Friday.
Lakeview 2nd: The Wildcats shot a 363 to finish second at the CSAA jamboree on Wednesday at Katke Golf Course hosted by Big Rapids. The host Cardinals were first with 342 and Reed City third with 373. Jon Wandel led the Wildcats with 87. Kameron Gilbert added a 91, Jon King 92 and Jordan Lake 93. Quote: “We continue to perform well as a team. Today we had Jordan come through when we needed a fourth score. I am very pleased with the progress we are making as a team and hope we can improve as the season winds down.” — Lakeview coach Brian Corwin. Next match: at Rockford Invitational (Cedar Chase GC) on Saturday.
Belding shoots 181: The Redskins fired a 181 on Wednesday in an O-K Blue jamboree hosted by Coopersville at Moss Ridge Golf Course. Comstock Park won the event with a 156, the host Broncos shot 167 for second and Sparta 171 to place third. Nick Badder led Belding with a 42. Grant Hansen shot 44, Trevor Cochran 47 and Spencer Middling 48. Next match: at the Sparty Cup on Friday at Cedar Chase Golf Course.
Central Montcalm shoots 432: The Hornets placed sixth at the CSAA jamboree on Wednesday at Katke Golf Course hosted by Big Rapids. The host Cardinals shot a 342 to win the jamboree. Lakeview was second with 363 and Reed City third with 373. Central Montcalm finished with 432. Tyler Sleet shot 82 to tie for match medalist honors. Josh Mitchell shot 100, Brent Johnson 125 and Shawn Matice 125. Next match: at Ithaca Invitational on Friday.