Baseball roundup: Bucs' bats go silent against Rockford

Mike Ginocchio threw five solid innings, but Grand Haven's bats weren't able to help him out as the Buccaneers' varsity baseball team suffered a 5-1 loss at the hands of Rockford on Thursday. The Bucs managed just three hits against Rockford starter Joe Kropiewnicki, who went all seven innings. He walked three and struck out four Haven batters. Ginnocchio went five innings, allowing seven hits and five runs, three earned. He walked two and struck out three. Reid Weber pitched a perfect sixth inning for the Bucs, who are now 4-4 in league play.
Tribune Staff
May 6, 2011


Andy Davis had two hits for Grand Haven. Doug Zelenka added a run-scoring single.


Fruitport avenged an early-season loss to Whitehall by defeating the Vikings 14-0 in a mercy-shortened five-inning result on Thursday.

Trojans’ starter John Sullivan was rock-solid, as he allowed just two hits in the complete game effort.

Fruitpor (7-4 overall) scored in every inning and had nine players contribute a hit.

Junior Mike Reyes had one of the more impressive hits — a two-run home run over Whitehall’s left-centerfield fence. He finished 2-for-2 with three RBIs.

Cody Bayle also went 2-for-2 with two runs and three RBIs and Kyle Vandygriff added two hits.


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