banner

The Saline baseball team moved closer to its second straight SEC Red title Monday after a doubleheader sweep of Ann Arbor Huron.

The Hornets hold a four-game lead with four games left and an incomplete game with Ann Arbor Skyline that was suspended with a 4-4 tie. The game will be made up if necessary. A win Wednesday against Huron will clinch at least a share of the conference title for the Hornets.

Saline held off a Huron rally to take the first game 7-5 Monday.

The first seven batters reached base in the bottom of the third as Saline plated six runs with Ian Furlong and Brandon Wise collecting RBI singles.

Huron answered back with five runs in the fourth with just one hit in the inning to cut the lead to 6-5.

Saline pushed the lead to 7-5 in the sixth with a sacrifice fly by Johnny Arvai and Devin Lilley put the River Rats down in order in the seventh for the win.

Furlong finished with two hits and two RBI, while Wise and Austin Abbate each had a hit and RBI. Noah Reeves and Matt Mareno each had a hit and run scored for the Hornets.

Lilley earned the win on the mound, striking out three.

The Hornets scored in each of the first three innings and took a 6-0 win in the second game.

Wise was dominant on the mound, striking out 12 and allowing just two hits in the complete game win.

Caleb Helmer, Reeves, and Arvai each had two hits and an RBI. Reed Muir and Cole Kreuzer each had a hit and scored a run, while Hunter Easton and Colton Tousa had a hit and RBI each.

Saline improved to 25-4 overall and 15-1 in the SEC Red.

Stay on top of local news by subscribing to our daily newsletter

banner
banner

About Us

The Sun Times News black logo
Illustration of a low angle view of the sunset through reeds.

The Sun Times News connects you to the heart of Chelsea, Dexter, Saline, and Milan with in-depth local news. From community events and sports highlights to vital civic updates and local business stories, we are your trusted guide, enriching your daily life with news that truly resonates with your local experience.

Top Posts

Newsletter

Stay on top of local news by subscribing to our daily newsletter

The Sun Times News Logo (White)
©2024 The Sun Times News. All Rights Reserved. Website Design by Ebony Iris Media

Cookie Disclaimer: “We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience, serve personalized ads or content, and analyze our traffic. By using this website, you consent to our use of cookies.” Accept

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.