Brandywine extends streak

By Staff
The Brandywine varsity baseball team extended its winning streak to nine games with a sweep of a non-conference doubleheader with Lake Michigan Catholic Saturday.
Wins of 6-1 and 10-9 lifted the Bobcats' record to 12-14 overall.
Kory Bridges went the distance in the first game for the pitching victory and relieved Chris Carpenter and Zach Bennett for the win in the second game as well.
Matt Koller, Matt Wieger, and Casey Udell each had two hits for Brandywine in the opener. Udell had three RBIs.
Carpenter led the Bobcats with three hits in the second game. Koller, Wieger, Udell and Bridges each had two hits.
The Bobcats host Fennville Wednesday.
Brandywine….6
LMC…………….1
Brandywine 002 000 4--6 10 0
LMC 000 001 0--1 7 2
Kory Bridges (W); Sears (L).
Brandywine….10
LMC………………9
Brandywine 311 000 5--10 15 2
LMC 131 310 0--9 15 5
Chris Carpenter, Zach Bennett (4), Kory Bridges (7, W); Blough, Bournay (6, L).
3B: Deja (L) 2, Luft (L)
2B: Matt Koller (B), Chris Carpenter (B)
Team records: Brandywine 12-14
Dowling's grand slam lifts Niles over 'Rocks
Ryne Dowling hit a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Niles varsity baseball team a 10-6 win over Berrien Springs Saturday at Thomas Stadium.
Josh Henry also homered for the Vikings and Adrian Davis earned the win on the mound after relieving starter Matt Richardson and reliever Kyle Kidwell in the fifth inning.
The Vikings, now 15-13, travel to Mattawan Tuesday.
Niles……………….10
Berrien Springs….6
B. Springs 102 102 0--6 6 2
Niles 210 300 4--10 5 6
Matt Richardson, Kyle Kidwell (3), Adrian Davis (5, W) and Kidwell, Rick Storm (3); Dustin Fetke, Andy Rahe (L) and Brandon Hecth.
HR: Ryne Dowling (N), Josh Henry (N)
2B: Scott Marks (B) 2
Team records: Niles 15-13, Berrien Springs 17-8
Bucks fall short in second Buck Classic
Buchanan dropped a 12-11 decision in the championship game of Saturday's Buck Classic II baseball tournament.
Constantine won the title by scoring one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and is now 18-5 on the year. Buchanan is 6-16 overall.
The Niles junior varsity baseball team split a pair of games at the tournament, losing 10-2 to Constantine and beating Alegan 12-11.
Buchanan….11
Allegan……….1
Allegan 001 00--1 3 2
Buchanan 020 36--11 9 1
Kyle Tracey (W, 2-4) and Justin Helt; Kevin Temple (L), Ryan Cavannah (3) and Kevin Fales.
Constantine….10
Niles JV…………..2
Niles JV 100 010 0--2 3 6
Constantine 701 020 x--10 9 3
Phil Ray (W) and Mike McCallie; Jesse Sallak (L) and Peter Brandstatter.
Niles JV….12
Allegan….11
Allegan 210 250 1--11 10 5
Niles JV 412 230 x--12 10 4
Aaron Ralston (W) and Justin Henry; Dan Moore, Kevin Fales (L) and Clayton Butcher.
3B: Moore (A)
2B: Ralston (N), Henry (N), Jeremy Brooks (A)
Constantine….12
Buchanan……..11
Buchanan 240 005 0--11 10 11
Constantine 121 340 1--12 6 1
Mike McCallie, Curt Ray, McCallie (6, W) and Scott Alexander; Brandon Godsey (L, 3-4) and Justin Helt.
2B: Brandon Taylor (C)
Team records: Constantine 18-5, Buchanan 6-16

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