Boys Junior Varsity Baseball, Boys Varsity Baseball · Baseball – District Champions

The Newaygo Baseball Team was Crowned District Champions on Saturday June 3rd after defeating Kent City in the semi-finals, and then beating Morley Stanwood 8-3 in the finals.

Game 1

Newaygo Lions vs Kent City

Newaygo Lions Varsity Jumps Out To Early Lead In Victory Over Kent City In Game 1 of District Play

Newaygo Lions Varsity jumped out to an early lead over Kent City and took home a 7-2 victory on SaturdayNewaygo Lions Varsity scored on a error in the first inning, a walk by Jarrod Heideman in the first inning, a wild pitch in the first inning, and a double by Andrew Goodin in the second inning.

Newaygo Lions Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Newaygo Lions Varsity.

Conner Swinehart earned the win for Newaygo Lions Varsity. He tossed six and two-thirds innings, surrendering two runs, eight hits, and striking out four. Campbell took the loss for Kent City. He threw five and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs, six hits, and striking out four.

Elliott started the game for Kent City. He pitched one-third of an inning, surrendering four runs, and one hit.

Andrew GoodinNick SimingotonJarrod Heideman, and Cooper Heinzeman each drove in one run to lead Newaygo Lions Varsity.



District Finals

Game 2

Newaygo Lions vs Morley

Newaygo Lions Varsity Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Morley Stanwood

Newaygo Lions Varsity took the lead for good in the sixth inning to capture a back-and-forth game from Morley Stanwood by an 8-3 score on Saturday. The game was tied at three with Newaygo Lions Varsity batting in the top of the sixth when Noah Graff singled off of Edgerly, driving in one run.

Newaygo Lions Varsity took an early lead in the first inning. Hunter Lay doubled on a 0-2 count in the first inning, scoring one run.

Newaygo Lions Varsity scored three runs in the seventh inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Noah Graff.

Jarrod Heideman earned the win for Newaygo Lions Varsity. He threw six and a third innings, surrendering three runs, eight hits, and striking out six. Edgerly took the loss for Morley Stanwood. He pitched seven innings, surrendering eight runs, 11 hits, and striking out three.

Newaygo Lions Varsity had 11 hits in the game. Nick SimingotonAndrew GoodinGraff, and Conner Swinehart each collected multiple hits for Newaygo Lions VarsitySwinehartGraffGoodin, and Simingoton each collected two hits to lead Newaygo Lions VarsityNewaygo Lions Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Lay had six chances in the field, the most on the team.

Morley Stanwood collected eight hits. AmblerVanderploeg, and Huntey each collected multiple hits for Morley Stanwood.

“We had a hard time figuring out Edgerly early going in the game.  He is a tough pitcher and kept us pretty quiet most of the game.   In the 6th inning our bats came alive and  we started  driving the ball hard.   I am proud of these young men.   They never gave up. “ ~Coach Jerry Bomay


The Lions will play Reed City on Saturday June 10th at 10:00am at Morley Stanwood High School in regional action.