FROM STAFF REPORTS
Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Ryan Schiller threw a no-hitter as TC Central defeated Benzie Central 15-0 in a three-inning softball doubleheader opener.
Schiller walked one and struck out five in the win. The Trojans (7-9) completed the sweep with a 4-1 win in the second game.
Tiffany Taylor was 3-for-3 with three runs and an RBI in the opener. Miranda Winowiecki added two hits, two runs and two RBIs.
In the second game Maddy Duensing got the win, striking out four and allowing four hits. She also helped her cause with three hits, a run and an RBI. Dana Dyer added two hits, and Jessica Budz and Lexie Mallery added hits.
The Trojans play in the Escanaba Invitational on Saturday.
TC St. Francis	1	10
Gaylord	0	0
Kirsten Colmus scored on an infield error in the first inning and that proved to be the only run St. Francis needed in a 1-0 softball victory over Gaylord to open a doubleheader. The Gladiators won the second game 10-0.
Gabby Morgan was the winning pitcher in the opener, striking out six and giving up four hits. The Blue Devils' biggest threat to score came in the first inning as Gaylord loaded the bases with two outs, but St. Francis came out of it unscathed as right fielder Olivia Hardy made a diving catch of a line drive.
In the second game Bailey Johnson threw a one-hitter, striking out five. She also doubled among three hits and had an RBI. Abbey Coger added two hits and three RBIs, Cailin Miller had two hits and two runs and Megan Knudsen had a hit, scored twice and drove in two.
The Gladiators (13-6) are in Mount Pleasant for a tournament on Saturday.
Suttons Bay	9	6
Elk Rapids	8	2
Suttons Bay won its first games of the season, sweeping Elk Rapids 9-8 and 6-2.
Jane Hursey struck out a total of 15 Elks batters in the two victories. The Norse (2-13-1) received two RBIs each from Kendall Schaub and Caylee Pattison and two hits and an RBI by Veronica Anderson in the opener.
Anderson added two hits in the nightcap, including a two-run triple and drove in three runs.
For the Elks, Crystal Koenig had three hits and Kaela McManus and Monica Jarvis two each in the opener, and Erykah Wilson had three hits and Nicole Jarvis and Emilee Huber two each for the nightcap.
Suttons Bay travels Tuesday to Mesick.
Central Lake	10	5
Inland Lakes	4	4
Alexis Carpenter struck out 21 batters as Central Lake swept Inland Lakes 10-4 and 5-4.
Mariah Cords was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Channing Hoogerhyde drove in a run with two hits and Lauren Rogers added two RBIs.
Hoogerhyde was 4 for 4 in the nightcap with an RBI double, and Delaney Buffman had a 2 for 3 game.
The Trojans (9-9, 4-8 Ski Valley) travel Monday to Forest Area.
Onaway	14	10
Mancelona	2	0
Onaway handed Mancelona (12-2, 10-2 Ski Valley) its first two losses of the year, sweeping the Ski Valley softball doubleheader 14-2 and 10-0.
Kallie Derrer took the loss in both games, striking out eight in the opener and striking out one in the second game.
Dakota Derrer went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs in the first game, then added a double among two hits in the second game.
Lindsey Friday had two hits in the opener, and Logan Allen, Kallie Derrer and Kayla Moore each added singles in game two.
Gaylord St. Mary	10	9
Joburg-Lewiston	2	1
Gaylord St. Mary took two Ski Valley softball games from Joburg-Lewiston, 10-2 and 9-1.
Chrissy Smith led St. Mary with two hits, including a double, and two RBIs in the first game and Becca Myler had three RBIs and three singles.
Kingsley	3	1
Kalkaska	0	8
Amanda Youker threw a one-hitter with eight strikeouts as Kingsley defeated Kalkaska 3-0 in the first of two softball games. Kalkaska bounced back with an 8-1 win in game two.
Youker went 2-for-3 to help her cause. Alicia Folkersma doubled and scored two runs, and Dani Fulker had an RBI and a hit. In the second game Folkersma doubled, and Youker and Ember Lhamon each singled for the Stags (20-6), who host Frankfort on Tuesday.
Taylor Birgy had Kalkaska's only hit in the opener and Ellie Barber struck out four. In the second contest, Megan Myas fanned four and added an RBI single while Kelli Guy had three hits and two runs. Jessie Plude drove in a run, Olivia Kuhns had two hits and Shania Short had an RBI.
The Elks (10-7) host Cadillac today and Boyne City in a make-up twinbill Saturday.
TC Central JV	15	15
Benzie Cent. JV	0	2
Traverse City Central racked up 30 runs in a junior varsity doubleheader sweep of Benzie Central.
Emily Jenkins struck out five in a 15-0 one-hit opening-game effort, and added three hits and a triple of her own. Mariah Bensley tripled among three hits and Melissa Send added three hits.
Kaylee Mullens tossed a two-hitter in the 15-2 nightcap, while Alie Little doubled twice, Sydney Klavon homered and drove in three runs and Rileigh Christienson had two hits for teh Trojans (13-5).
TC St. Francis JV	12	13
Gaylord JV	2	3
Lauren Cvengros and Aly Bradfield threw a pair of two-hitters as the TC St. Francis JV softball team swept the Gaylord JV, 12-2 and 13-3.
Cvengros struck out six to get the win in the first game, while Bradfield fanned one in the nightcap.
In the first game Gigi Ward had two hits and three RBIs for the Gladiators (12-1) and Brooklynn Barber had a two-run triple. In game two Julia Hardy had a double and two RBIs, and Markaela Witczak had a hit and two RBIs.
The Gladiators host a six-team tournament on Saturday.
TC West	5
Jessica Kalbfleisch scored three goals to lead TC West's girls soccer team over Alpena, 5-0.
West took over the game in the second half after leading 1-0 at the intermission. Kiley Kreple added a goal and an assist for the Titans, who are 6-1-2 in the Big North. Chloe Slack had the other West goal. Madison Jenner, Jayna Brunetti and Julie Rapson had assists. Savannah Wojtanowski made three saves in goal.
West's JV team won 8-0 over Alpena.
Ellie Taplin had three goals, and Mary Kate Rose, Stephanie DeVries, Olyvia Franz, Grace Boudjalis and Sarah VanSipe also scored. Assists went to Macy Schwartz, who had two, Emily Walton, Rose, Franz, Jess Mahnken and DeVries.
TC Central	3
TC Central fell behind 5-1, then had a furious comeback fall short in a 5-3 girls soccer loss to Cadillac.
Abbey Fuller scored two goals and added an assist as Cadillac took a commanding four-goal lead midway through the second half. But Central (6-11-1, 4-5-1 Big North) mounted a comeback with goals from Grace Stanton and Jalyna Cisneros, the second coming on a penalty kick with just over a minute remaining.
Sydney Barcey added a goal and an assist for the Vikings (10-2-3) and Gabrielle Sake also scored. Paige Pfannenstiel had Central's first goal and also added an assist on Stanton's goal. Katie Wheeler made five saves in goal for the Trojans.
Cadillac also won the junior varsity game, 3-0. Sophie Johnson had two goals for Cadillac and Kaitlin Monfils added a goal. Central's Charrie Wynkoop made four saves.
Suttons Bay	7
Benzie Central 	1
Suttons Bay opened up a 4-0 halftime lead en route to a 7-1 Northwest Girls Soccer Conference win over Benzie Central.
Sethe Zachman had four goals and five points, while Dani Merwin added two goals and an assist and Hannah Weber had a goal and an assist. Kaitlin Gaudard set up two goals, and Rachel Pasche one.
Samara Slocombe and Mikayla Konopka split time in goal for the Norse (3-10-3, 1-4-2 NWGSC), who travel Monday to Kingsley.
Elk Rapids	0
Kylee Scholten scored the game's only goal to lift Charlevoix to a 1-0 Lake Michigan Conference victory over Elk Rapids.
Scholten's goal came at 25:49 of the first half.
Paige Granger made eight saves for the Elks (10-2-1, 9-2 LMC), who host Cadillac today.
Mancelona	10	5
Onaway	0	1
Mancelona put itself in the drivers seat in the Ski Valley Conference with a baseball sweep over second place Onaway, 10-0 and 5-1.
Kyle Schepperley scattered three hits, walked four and fanned two in the first game. Cole VanWagner had two hits, three runs and two RBIs, Griffin Borst had two hits and a run, Cody Derrer had two hits, a run and an RBI, and Wyatt Derrer added two hits and scored two runs.
Cody Derrer tossed a two-hitter to finish off the Cardinals. He struck out three. Chase Wilcox contributed two hits and an RBI, and VanWagner and Logan Borst both had hits and an RBI for the Ironmen (11-3), who hold a two-game lead over Onaway and Joburg-Lewiston with six games to play.
Charlevoix	5	8
Pellston	0	1
Nate Moon came on hit batsman away from pitching a perfect game, but he still ended up with a no-hitter in Charlevoix's 5-0 baseball victory over Pellston in game one of a doubleheader.
Moon, who didn't allow a baserunner until the sixth inning, struck out five. Luke Klinger had two hits and two runs for the Rayders, while Tommy Zipp had an RBI double and scored a run.
The Rayders won game two, 8-1 as Zipp continued to swing a hot bat with a two-run homer, a triple and three RBIs. Moon added a double among two hits and two RBIs.
J.J. Bottomley went the distance, allowing four hits, walking one and striking out six.
The Rayders (18-2) host Grand Rapids Creston on Saturday.
Kingsley	0	5
Kalkaska	5	3
Ryan French broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning with a single that drove in Tyler Newell to lead Kingsley to a 5-3 baseball victory over Kalkaska in game two of a doubleheader. Matt Bartz struck out three and allowed one hit in relief, but managed to keep the Blazers off the board when he got the final out with the bases loaded. Scott McPherson was the winning pitcher, allowing three hits and fanning six in five innings. Caleb Wetherhult doubled and drove in a run for the Stags (10-10-1).
McPherson led Kingsley's offense in the first game, going 3-for-3 with a double.
Benzie Central	3	7
TC Central	2	8
Joel Ledford struck out 12 over five innings, improving to 4-0 on the year in Benzie Central's 3-2 victory over TC Central in game one of a baseball doubleheader. Joel Fields got the save in relief for the Huskies (16-4).
Nick McGirr went 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Ledford was 2-for-4. Jackson Ledford, Matt Thaxton and Zach Perry each added hits in the win. Offensively for Central, Drew Girard went 3-for-3, while Ethan Pilarski and Adam Stepan added two hits.
Central came back to win the second game, 8-7, overcoming a 7-5 deficit in the seventh inning. The Trojans scored the game-winning run on a walk to Jansen Shea. Ethan Campbell, Cam Givens and Justin Root all had two hits for the Trojans (5-14-1). Ron Dohm got the win for Central.
Benzie was down 5-3, but took a 6-5 lead on a Joel Ledford three-run homer in the top of the fifth inning. The Huskies added one more in the seventh, but couldn't hold that lead. Joel Ledford had two hits and four RBIs total. McGirr added two hits and two RBIs and Thaxton also had two hits.
Perry went the first 6.2 innings for the Huskies, who play in the Manistee Invitational on Saturday.
Gaylord St. Mary	2	6
Joburg-Lewiston	0	16
Pat O'Conner helped turn a double play after Joburg put two on with no out in the sixth inning, allowing Gaylord St. Mary to preserve a 2-0 baseball victory in the first of two games. Joburg got revenge in the nightcap, 16-6.
Nick Harrington went 2-for-3 for the Snowbirds (10-6, 8-6 Ski Valley) and Casey Gilling had a hit and scored a run.
Bellaire	9	15
TC Christian	3	4
Hunter Walsh's three-run homer sparked a 12-run sixth inning to give Bellaire a 15-4 win over TC Christian in the second of two baseball games. Bellaire won the opener 9-3.
Leading the Christian offense in the second game was Jonathan Wilhelm with two hits and an RBI. Ben Larkins and Will Andre each had RBI hits. Dennis Alekseyenko had one hit in each game for the Sabres.
Suttons Bay	7	9
Elk Rapids	5	6
Alex Crocker had two hits in each game and drove in four runs as Suttons Bay swept a baseball twinbill from Elk Rapids, 7-5 and 9-6.
Logan Mikesell got the win in game one, giving up five hits, walking two and striking out four. Jake Kiessel worked in relief and added a double offensively. Jesse Fox and Jason Winowiecki had RBI hits, and Martin Stowe drove in a run. Marty Raymond and Trent Rice led the Elks with two hits.
Mikesell was 2-for-2 with two runs in game two. Stowe went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Aaron Orban had an RBI double. Kiessel was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts, one walk and five hits allowed. Raymond had three hits, scored two runs and drove in two. Josh McColley added two hits and an RBI. Adam Trautman drove in two.
TC Central JV	22	12
Benzie Central JV	8	0
Charlie Kesner had a total of six hits as TC Central swept a JV baseball doubleheader over Benzie Central, 22-8 and 12-0.
Also with a big day at the plate for the Trojans were Griffin Cencer, with five hits, Eddie Cater, with two doubles among four hits, and Josh Endres, with seven runs scored. Griffin Brien was the winning pitcher in the second game, allowing two hits and striking out seven.
TC Thunder	10
Houghton Lake	0
Ted Okerstrom, Brenn Olsen and Chris Chang each had two goals to lead the TC Thunder (12-1) to a 10-0 win over Houghton Lake.
Jack Brewer added a goal and four assists, and Yani Beeker, Joe Videki and Sam Weckler also scored. Mitch Wynkoop made seven saves in goal and had help on defense from Jacob Gerstner.
The Thunder play the TC Crusaders on Saturday at 5 p.m. on Thirlby Field.
TC Bayhawks	9
TC Crusaders	4
Luke Pidtrowski scored four goals and Adam Rusinowski added three goals as the TC Bayhawks downed the TC Crusaders, 9-4.
Ryan Basel and Jake Monette also tallied goals for the Bayhawks (4-9). Dalton Mitchell made 13 saves for the Bayhawks, who were led defensively by Alec Coolman.
The Bayhawks are at Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday.
TC St. Francis JV	5
TC West JV	3
TC. St. Francis topped TC West in a junior varsity girls tennis match, 5-3.
The Gladiators won at No. 1 and No. 3 singles as Angie Aboudid won 6-1, 6-1 and Beth Swan won 6-0, 7-5. In doubles, the No. 1 team of Emily Weitzel and Jenna Tomczak won 6-4, 6-2; the No. 2 team of Lily Ambrosius and Jessica Pax won 7-5, 6-4; and the No. 3 team of Emma Schmitz and Alex Middleton won 6-2, 6-4.
— Compiled by Dennis Chase, James Cook and Chris Dobrowolski