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Hillman softball sweeps home opener, baseball falls short in both games

Hillman's Bailey Schook delivers a strike during the Tigers' first home softball game of the season.

Hillman, Mich —¬†Both the Tigers baseball and softball teams played their first home games of the season against the Gaylord St. Mary’s Snowbirds. The lady Tigers swept GSM winning 8-4 and 16-7. Baseball wasn’t as lucky. They fell 6-2 and 9-2.

Both teams play at home against Pellston on Wednesday.

Baseball
Game 1
Gaylord St. Mary’s 6 – Hillman 2
LP: Kory Henigan – 6 innings pitched, 6 runs (1 earned), 7 strikeouts, 3 walks
Gage Steinke 1-2, walk, run
Cam Koenig 1-3, RBI
Game 2
Garylord St. Mary’s 9 – Hillman 2
LP: Nic Taratuta – 4 IP, 6 runs (4 earned), 3 strikeouts, 2 walks
Brady Firman 2-2, 2 RBIs
Nash Steinke 1-2, walk, 1 run

Softball
Game 1
Gaylord St. Mary’s 4 – Hillman 8
WP: Bailey Schook – 6 IP, 6 strikeouts, 4 walks
Schook 2-3, 3 RBIs
Melaine Morrison 2-3
Game 2
Gaylord St. Mary’s 7 – Hillman 16
WP: McKenna Hiveley – 4 strikeouts, 7 walks
Alison Samp – 2-4, double, 2 RBIs
Joslyn Brown 3-4, 1 RBI