Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Zeeland West High School
West Ottawa High School
Late Score Costs Zeeland West Against West Ottawa
Wednesday’s game against West Ottawa was a heartbreaker for the Zeeland West Dux, as they lost the lead late in a 3-2 defeat. Zeeland West was down 2-1 in the top of the sixth inning when Ben Burns uncorked a wild pitch, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. West Ottawa pitchers struck out seven, while Zeeland West Dux sat down five
Zeeland West took an early lead in the first inning. Caleb Kender drove in one when he singled in the first inning.
Max Hecht took the loss for Zeeland West. He pitched two and two-thirds innings, surrendering one run, zero hits, and striking out four. Kody Bomers started the game for Zeeland West. He pitched four innings, giving up two runs, four hits, striking out one, and walking one.
Kender led Zeeland West with two hits in three at bats.
The Dux (19-18) will next take on Holland Christian in the District Semi-Final game on Saturday. The first pitch is set for 12:00pm.