R.J. Morrow gave up just one earned run to the Dux in the loss.
Zeeland West scored one run in the first inning, before a Spring Lake miscommunication helped the Dux in the third. The Lakers missed a pop up with two outs, allowing the Dux to score three.
“It kind of blew the game open,” said coach Bill Core.
Zeeland West managed one more run in the sixth.
Ashley Keena had and RBI single, bringing home Laura Park. Kelsee Zuidema had the only other hit for the Lakers.
The Dux’ bats were even more successful in Game 2, ending the contest in five innings.
Zeeland West pounded out 17 hits, including six doubles, two triples and a home run. The Dux found home plate four times in the first inning, 11 in the second, three in the third, three in the fourth and once in the fifth.
Keena got the start, pitching 1 2/3 innings. Park finished the game in relief.
Morrow was 3-for-3 with three doubles from the plate. Katie Mumby and Sadie Johnson added RBI singles, and Sierra Woods chipped in with an RBI single.
Spring Lake will hit the road to take on Ludington on Wednesday.