Announcements and Important Events
Game #1- Portland Clinches Lead in Fifth Inning to Defeat Belding
The Portland Raiders nabbed the lead late in the game in a 6-5 victory over Belding on Thursday. The game was tied at three with Portland batting in the top of the fifth when Mark Meyers singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run. Brady Bush pitched the Raiders to victory. Bush went seven innings, allowing five runs on five hits and striking out seven.
Portland out hit Belding 8 to 5. Caiden Thelen and Mark Meyers went 2-4, Jorgen Sonday 2-3 and Ryan Leonard and Brady Krause were 1-2. The Raiders managed to steal 7 bases during the game!
Game #2- Portland Blows Away Belding by Nine
The Raiders easily dispatched Belding 11-2 on Thursday
The Raiders got things moving in the first inning scoring three runs. Caiden Thelen went for the long ball in the sixth with a home run!
Thelen pitched the Raiders to victory. The lefthander went five innings, allowing two runs on seven hits and striking out four. Mark Meyers threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
The Raiders out hit Belding 14-7. Caiden Thelen went 3-4 with 3 RBI's & Brady Bush went 3-4 while Barrett Brennan added two hits and three RBI's .
The Raiders (15-4) will host the Grand Ledge Comets home on Monday 5/16 on Senior Day. League play on 5/17 against Sexton and Friday home against Alma!