Saturday's prep roundup: Groves wins Jim Doyle Memorial Tournament
The Birmingham Groves baseball team bested Yale and host Bay City John Glenn to win the Jim Doyle Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
Matt Bachand threw a complete-game shutout and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning to lead Groves to a 6-0 win over Yale in the first game. Bachand finished with eight strikeouts and one hit allowed, while Max Novick went 2-for-3 with a double and Zavier Warren had a double and a sacrifice fly.
In Game 2, George Cutler went 2-for-2 with a double and Brock Anderson went 2-for-3 with a double in a 6-2 win over John Glenn. Michael Pastoria went 1-for-1 with two sacrifice bunts and Ryan Laub gave up four hits, three walks and one run with five strikeouts in five innings to earn the win for Groves (32-6).
Tom Cole Greater Flint Baseball Tournament
Howell 4, Macomb Dakota 2: Blake Arnold went the distance, scattering hits for Howell.
Howell 6, Bay City Western 6: Sam Weatherly had three hits and Ryan Brennan gave up one run in four innings for Howell in a game that was called after six innings due to darkness.
Howell 6, Linden 0: Ty Weatherly threw his first career no-hitter with five strikeouts and three walks, and Kaedan Palmer had two doubles and two RBIs for Howell (25-9-1).
Saginaw Heritage 6, Howell 0: Spencer Schwellenbach tossed a complete-game three-hitter for Heritage.
Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 5-0, Warren De La Salle 1-5: In Game 1, Anthony George threw a complete-game three-hitter with four strikeouts, Connor McCarron went 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Teddy Wujek went 2-for-3 with a two-run double for Liggett (28-3). In Game 2, Bryce Bush had two home runs and four RBIs, setting a De La Salle record for homers in a season with 15.