Lowell Red Arrows Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-4 loss to Hudsonville on Friday. Hudsonville scored on a double by Ham in the first inning, a single by Dow in the second inning, and a single by Berghorst in the second inning.
Hudsonville opened up scoring in the first inning. Berghorst drew a walk, scoring one run.
Lowell Red Arrows Varsity put up three runs in the fourth inning. Lowell Red Arrows Varsity batters contributing to the big inning included Logan Staley and Josh Hackstedt, who all drove in runs.
Schut was the winning pitcher for Hudsonville. He surrendered one run on zero hits over three innings, striking out two. Szlachic and Mack entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Garrett Pratt took the loss for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity. He surrendered three runs on two hits over one inning, striking out three.
Connor Douma, Hackstedt, Brady Douma, and Jackson Helder each collected one hit to lead Lowell Red Arrows Varsity.
Hudsonville collected ten hits on the day. Berghorst, Wenzel, Cable, and Ham all had multiple hits for Hudsonville.