Boys Varsity Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
GAYLORD, MI - The Alpena Baseball team opened up Big North Conference play with a sweep of Gaylord on Wednesday afternoon. In game 1, the Wildcats jumped out to a six-run lead in the opening inning and held off the Blue Devils for the 8-6 win. Bruz Copping had a strong offensive (3 for 4) and defensive (4 2/3 innings pitched with three strike outs) for the Wildcats. Keegan Spomer had three runs batted in while the Donajkowski twins each drove in a run. Jordan Schultz and Spomer each pitched in relief of Copping with Aidan Goike earning the save with a scoreless seventh.
In game two, the Wildcats again jumped on Blue Devil pitching and never let them back in the game win Alpena's 11-0 mercy victory. Keegan Spomer pitched a gem going four innings giving up one hit and striking out seven. Aidan Goike was the offensive star in game two with two stolen bases, two RBIs, and scored two runs. Kyle VanDusen knocked in a pair of runs, as did Spomer to help his own cause.
The Wildcats (5-3, 2-0 BNC) host Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday afternoon for their home opener.