Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Holland High School
Zeeland West High School
The Zeeland Dux jumped out early scoring 7 runs in the first two innings to capture the win in the first game of a conference double header 11-5.
Holland fought back scoring in the fourth and fifth innings, but the Dux answered in the bottom of both innings to keep the lead.
The Dux offense was led by Sophie Zelenock who was 3 for 4 and drove in 3 runs. Abby Wallar was also 3 for 4 with 3 stolen bases. Betsy Rackow and Kinsey Arendsen contributed two hits. Morgan Rush, Kenzie Siersma, and Sarah Valkenburg also contributed hits in the win. VanValkenburgs also had three RBIs in the game!
Sam Nyenbrink got the win on the mound. She pitched 4.1 innings giving up 4 runs on 6 hits, and walking 4. Siersma came in and did a nice job to close out the game. She pitched 2.2 innings allowing 1 run on 1 hit, striking out 3 and 0 walks.
The Dux improved to 6-5 in conference play and 20-16 overall.