Edwardsburg wins Wolverine baseball championship
Published 11:43 am Monday, May 18, 2015
KALAMAZOO — The Edwardsburg baseball team defeated South Haven and Paw Paw to win the Wolverine Conference Championship Saturday.
The Eddies edged the Rams 4-3 in the semifinals and then got past Paw Paw 3-1 in the championship game.
Joe Raab and Dalton Raymond combined on a four-hitter with seven strikeouts against South Haven. Raab worked the first six innings before giving way to Raymond, who picked up the save.
The Eddie used a three-run sixth inning to rally from a 3-1 deficit.
Edwardsburg used a passed ball, an RBI single by Damion Pompey and an error to plate the winning runs.
Pompey was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for the Eddies.
In the championship game, Raymond went the distance, tossing a three-hitter with five strikeouts.
Pompey and Zach Plummer each had two hits, while Joe Hess doubled. Pompey drove in a pair of runs for Edwardsburg, which improved to 17-8 in the year.
Wolverine Conference Tournament
EDWARDSBURG 4, SOUTH HAVEN 3
South Haven 001 020 0 – 3 4 4
Edwardsburg 010 003 x – 4 6 1
Jason John (L), Alec Washegesic (6); Joe Raab (W), Dalton Raymond (S, 7)
EDWARDSBURG 3, PAW PAW 1
Paw Paw 001 000 0 – 1 3 1
Edwardsburg 100 020 x – 3 6 0
Jack Pelletier (L); Dalton Raymond (W)
2B: Tyler Nette (P), Joe Hess (E)
Varsity record: Edwardsburg 17-8