Prep roundup: May 15

Tribune Staff • May 16, 2019 at 4:16 AM


Laker girls lax completes regular season 

The Spring Lake girls lacrosse team played their regular-season finale Wednesday night at Hudsonville, winning 15-5. 

Kate Vinkemulder led the offense with nine goals and two assists, while Mason Carey netted four and Isabella Cobb, Elena Antekeier and Grace Brow each netted one goal. 

Typical starting goalie Paris Heard took her talents to the attack line, dishing an assist. Freshman goalie Leila Kahler managed the net, recording nine saves. 

Laker softball blasts Catholic Central 

The Spring Lake girls softball team picked up another dominant win Wednesday night, 20-1 over Grand Rapids Catholic Central in just three innings. 

Leah Vaughan took the win from the pitching circle, racking up seven strikeouts through three innings of work. 

Vaughan also led the Lakers from the plate with three hits, while Avery Flynn, Jenna Core, Molly Poole, Alicia Mumby, Layni Wyns and Lindsey Smith all added two hits apiece.

Poole and Mumby each belted a home run, while 13 different Lakers reached base in the win, including freshman Kendra Kieft with her first varsity hit. 

Spring Lake is now 23-2 overall and 15-0 in the O-K Blue Conference. 

Western Michigan Christian 

Warrior soccer edged at MCC

The Western Michigan Christian girls soccer team traveled across town to take on rival Muskegon Catholic Central on Wednesday night, falling 2-1. 

The Warriors struck first off the feet of senior Morgan Kinnucan in the first half. Her solo goal would stand until halftime. 

MCC got hot in the second half, netting both their goals to take the win. 

“We had a great first half and MCC just outplayed us in the second half,” said WMC head coach David Hulings. “We simlpy could not hold Catholic back on their field.”

The loss sets up a must-win conference game at Orchard View on Monday for the Warriors’ Lakes Eight title hopes. 

Grand Haven

Bucs softball trounced by Grandville

Grand Haven softball dropped an O-K Red Conference showdown Wednesday night against Grandville, 13-3.

Madison Shumaker led things off in the circle for Grand Haven. She surrendered 11 runs on 15 hits over four innings, striking out three and walking one. Regan Riemersma threw 1 1/3 innings out of the bullpen.

The Bucs totaled nine hits in the game. Ashlyn Hall, Baby Hang and Haley Aldred each had multiple hits.

“Tip your hat to Grandville they out-slugged us tonight,” Bucs head coach John Hall said. “We didn’t play poorly, we just got outplayed. This is a long season, and with all

the rainouts we are playing eight games in five days. We have to manage our pitching rotation to get ready for the state tournament. I was really proud of their effort.”


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