In a doubleheader played at Stevensville Lakeshore High School due to unplayable field conditions at Lake Michigan College each team won a game, MCC over LMC in game one 9-2 and LMC turning the tables to take game two, 4-3.
In the first game MCC opened the scoring in the 2nd inning with 2 runs and LMC responded with 1 run in the bottom of the 2nd. The Jayhawks scored 5 runs in the 5th inning, sparked by RBI’s from Jake Conklin (Holland Calvary Christian), Tyson Seymour (Gladstone), and Nolan Perrin (Hudsonville). Jon Henry (Ajax HS, Ontario) picked up his 5th win on the season, going the distance and allowing only 2 earned runs on 3 hits with 5 strikeouts. The Jayhawks pounded out 12 hits led by Jake Soules (Troy HS), and Perrin with 2 hits each.
Game two was a low scoring affair. Tyson Seymour (Gladstone HS) got things going with a solo home run in the top of the 1st inning and LMC answered with a run in the bottom of the 1st then tacked on 2 more runs in the bottom of the 2nd for a 3-1 lead. The Red Hawks scored 1 more in the 3rd before the Jayhawks could get on the board again with 1 run in the 4th and 1 run in the 6th to finish out the scoring. The Jayhawk’s offense managed 8 hits led by Jake Conklin (Holland Calvary Christian), and Seymour.
The Jayhawks are now14-12 in conference play and 30-17 overall. They wrap up the regular season on Saturday, 5/4 when Lake Michigan College makes the return trip to MCC for a 1:00 pm doubleheader.