Brandywine’s Alex Erwin tags out an Edwardsburg runner he picked off during the first game of the Bobcats’ Lakeland Conference doubleheader with the Eddies. Edwardsburg swept the Bobcats. (Daily Star Photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Slack no-hits Brandywine

Published 10:17pm Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Edwardsburg’s Kyle Slack tossed a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts as the visiting Eddies swept Brandywine in Lakeland Conference baseball action Tuesday.

The Eddies scored six runs in the seventh to defeat the Bobcats 10-0 in the opener. Edwardsburg came back and won the nightcap 4-1.

Slack faced the minimum 21 batters, but an error by the Eddies cost him a perfect game as he did not walk a batter.

Edwardsburg finished with 12 hits, led by Matt Toney, who was 2-for-4 with a double. Michael Kempton and Maris Marazita both finished with two hits.

Slack helped his own cause with a grand slam. Austin Meadows had a double and two RBIs.

In the nightcap, Jordon Bosse scattered five hits for the Eddies, striking out five.

Marazita was 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Edwardsburg offense. Caleb Dill also had two hits, including a double.

Michael Schoenleber went the distance for the Bobcats, allowing four runs on eight hits.

The Bobcats got singles from Kyle Duncan, Brad Millin, Brad Kline, Mike Pancoast and Alex Walters.

First game

Edwardsburg 000 022 6 – 10 12 1

Brandywine 000 000 0 – 0 0 4

Alex Erwin (L), Kyle Duncan (1); Kyle Slack (E)

2B: Matt Toney (E), Austin Meadows (E)

HR: Slack (E)

Second game

Edwardsburg 010 200 1 – 4 8 0

Brandywine 000 100 0 – 1 5 2

Jordon Bosse (W); Michael Schoenleber (L)

2B: Maris Marazita (E), Caleb Dill (E)

HR: Kyle Slack (E)


Edwardsburg 12-6, 6-1 Lakeland; Brandywine 11-8, 5-5 Lakeland

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