2016-05-05 / Sports

Flushing sweeps Holly in Metro league baseball doubleheader

Garrett Oginsky delivers the pitch for the Flushing baseball team. 
Photo by Dan Nilsen Garrett Oginsky delivers the pitch for the Flushing baseball team. Photo by Dan Nilsen FLUSHING — The Raiders got a pair of Flint Metro League wins at home on Monday, toppling Holly, 7-1 and 16-6 in six innings. Tyler Randick got the win in the opener with five strikeouts in a complete-game effort and Alex Bowden racked up three hits.

Hunter Bollinger added two hits and two RBI, Randick had two hits and a RBI, Cal Endicott recorded two hits and Jason Zemore had a hit and two RBI. The game was close until the fifth when Flushing put up three runs to take a 3-1 lead and four more in the sixth.

Zemore was the winning pitcher in the nightcap, having to only pitch two innings with one fanned batter. Bailey Stutzman had three hits, Garrett Oginsky added two hits and five RBI, Zemore had two hits and two RBI and Justin Cotton had one hit and three RBI.

Randick recorded a hit and two RBI and Bowden, Kelton Czyzio and Bollinger each had a hit and a RBI. The Bronchos jumped on Flushing quickly with a 6-0 lead before Flushing scored five runs in the second and exploded for 11 runs in the sixth inning.

The Raiders traveled to Haslett on Friday for a doubleheader that resulted in a split as Flushing won the opener, 3-1, and fell in the finale, 3-2. Garrett Oginsky was the winning pitcher in game one, pitching the complete game. Alex Bowden racked up two hits, Tyler Randick added two hits and a RBI and Cal Endicott and Justin Cotton each had a hit and a RBI.

Bowden struck out four in the nightcap loss as Endicott tallied a hit and a RBI and Oginsky was walked three times and scored both Flushing runs.

The Raiders were at Flint Powers Catholic on Wednesday and will return to the diamond today at Petoskey. – B.P.

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