Clinton’s varsity baseball team went 2-for-3 at its own tournament on Saturday, April 17.
The Redskins finished the day with a 10-5 victory against Dexter with Stefan Spurlock earning the pitching win. He pitched seven innings, allowing six hits while walking three and striking out seven.
Steven Cooley went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, two RBI and two runs scored. Marcus Stewart finished 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and two runs.
Rylie Robinson recorded a 5-3 pitching win against Vandercook Lake. He struck out 12 while walking two and allowing three hits.
Robinson went 2-for-4 at the plate while Spurlock recorded a double and scored a run. Sanborn had an RBI single.
Clinton (4-3) opened the day with a 7-2 loss against Jackson County Western with Stewart handed the pitching loss. He struck out five and walked five while giving up five hits. Spurlock came in on relief and struck out three in 2 2/3 innings of work.
Robinson went 2-for-4 with a double to lead Clinton.
Clinton opened its season with its first win ever over Adrian High School on Tuesday, April 13.
The Redskins beat Adrian 9-6 in game two of a double header with Spurlock earning the pitching win. He allowed five earned runs, five walks and struck out four.
Spurlock also added a hit, two walks, two runs, two RBI, and a stolen base. Cooley led the Redskins with a 2-for-2 performance, which included a double, three runs, while senior Josh Lovejoy added two hits and an RBI. Junior Nate Dreslinski also added a hit and two runs.
In the first game, Robinson was handed a 4-2 pitching loss, allowing four earned runs on six hits, while striking out seven.
Clinton senior Stefan Spurlock tumbled safely across home plate against Vandercook Lake. Clinton defeated the Jayhawks 5-3. Photo by Mickey Alvarado