Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Zeeland West High School
Zeeland East High School
Zeeland West Dux Varsity Baseball Falls To Zeeland East After Rough Fifth Inning
Zeeland West Dux Varsity lost the lead late in a 12-7 defeat to Zeeland East on Tuesday. The game was tied at five with Zeeland East batting in the bottom of the fifth when Jonathan Berghorst singled off of Caleb Kender, driving in one run.
Zeeland West Dux Varsity collected eight hits and Zeeland East had 14 in the high-scoring affair. After Zeeland West Dux Varsity scored two runs in the top of the sixth, Zeeland East answered with two of their own.
Zeeland West scored five runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to a home run by freshman, Trevor Kilinski and a single by Clayton Kuipers.
Caleb Kender took the loss for Zeeland West Dux Varsity. He threw four and a third innings, allowing seven runs, ten hits, striking out four, and walking one. Ben Thomas started the game for Zeeland East. He tossed three innings, surrendering four runs, four hits, and striking out five.
Kilinski and Kender each collected multiple hits to lead the Dux in hitting.