The Marshall Redhawks and Three Rivers Wildcats split a baseball doubleheader Tuesday at Marshall High School. Marshall took game one in a 1-0 pitchers duel, with Three Rivers getting revenge in an eight-inning 4-2 game two victory.
The first game’s lone run came in the bottom of the sixth inning. Redhawk catcher Patrick Draper got on via a one-out single and used aggressive baserunning to turn a fly out and error into a run. Mason Griffith pitched a complete game shutout, allowing four hits and one walk with eight strikeouts. Carson Charvat was strong in defeat for the Wildcats, allowing only three hits and an unearned run over six innings with three strikeouts.
In the second game, Three Rivers got a run in the first and one in the fourth, with Marshall striking in the third and fourth. Wildcat starter Ryan Levandoski was perfect in the final four innings to keep the Redhawks at two, he finished with two hits and two walks allowed with six strikeouts over an eight-inning win. Logan Austin went seven innings for Marshall, giving up two runs and five hits with eight strikeouts. The Wildcats got two runs in the eighth off the bullpen on scores by Sam Hawkins and Zach Ludwick. Hawkins finished with three hits and two runs, Carson Charvat had two RBI, one coming from a solo bomb in the fourth.
Marshall moves to 23-12 overall and ends their regular season Wednesday at Charlotte. They begin District 48 at Coldwater on Tuesday at 5 p.m. against Harper Creek. Three Rivers sits at 17-13 and finishes the regular season Saturday in the St. Joe County tournament at Centreville. They host District 47 and begin the postseason Tuesday against Sturgis, which you can hear live on Michigan Sports Radio.
Listen back to Tuesday’s games below: