Boys Varsity West Baseball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Apr 12, 2018
- : 5
ZEELAND EAST HIGH SCHOOL: 4
The Zeeland West baseball team snagged a late lead and defeated Zeeland East 5-4 on Thursday. In the top of the third inning, Zeeland West came back from down three when Caleb Kender hit a 2-run homerun which was the first of his career. A single by Jaden Elenbaas tied the game up at three. The game was tied at three with the Dux batting in the top of the fifth when Collin Merryman singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Aaron Sleeman went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Zeeland West in hits. The Dux tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Brendan Vriezema led the way with two.
Camden Keatley got the win for Zeeland West. He surrendered three runs on five hits over five innings, striking out one and walking none. Brendan Vriezema threw three innings of relief out of the bullpen to record the save.
The win gave the Dux (5-1,2-1) the OK-Green series win over Zeeland East. Zeeland West will be right back on the field as they travel to Hopkins High School to take on the Vikings in a Friday afternoon doubleheader. First pitch is set for 4:00p.