Boys Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 6, 2021
- : 4
ZEELAND WEST HIGH SCHOOL: 3
Zeeland East completed the 3-game series sweep of Zeeland West on Thursday afternoon in dramatic fashion. The Chix won on a Luke Gruppen walk off single in the bottom of the 8th inning to win 4-3.
Zeeland West jumped out to an early 2-0 lead through 4-innings. The Chix tied the game in the bottom of the 5th with two runs of their own. Both teams answered with a run in the 6th inning to take a 3-3 game into extra innings.
Caleb Schrotenboer started for Zeeland East and pitched great, battling out of jams in the no-decision. Schrotenboer pitched 5 innings, scattered 6 hits and allowed 3 earned runs while striking out 4. Luke Gruppen pitched 3 innings of relief and picked up the win. Gruppen allowed 3 hits and no runs, while striking out 2 batters.
Offensively, Trent Lynema recorded two hits for Zeeland East, 1 RBI and scored two runs, including the game winner. Tanner Tresemer added a double and a run scored, while Jeff Agar, Ethan Houghtaling and Luke Gruppen each added RBI singles. Sam Cochran had one hit, 3 stolen bases and run scored.
Zeeland East (16-3/11-1 OK Green) host a their own tournament on Saturday with Holland Christian, Unity Christian and Forest Hills Northern.