Raider Baseball takes two from the Ionia, goes 1-1 in Sports Carnival
Ionia - Thursday 5/5/22
Trierweiler Throws No-Hitter and Striking Out Ten to Secure Portland Varsity Win Over Ionia In Game 1
Trent Trierweiler was brilliant on the hill on Thursday throwing a No-Hitter. Trierweiler allowed zero hits and zero runs over seven innings, striking out ten.
The Raiders opened up scorin
g in the second inning when a run scored off of Carson Martin's single. The score was 1-0 going into the sixth inning where the Raiders were able to add 1 more run and then 2 additional runs came in the seventh. The Raiders combined for a total of 7 hits in the game. Leading the Raiders offensively was Caden Thelen going 2-4 while Carson Martin went 2-3.
Portland Raiders Win 7-1 In Game Two with Marc Nobis Going The Distance!
The Raiders defeated Ionia 7-1 in
the second game on Thursday. Portland batters had a big fourth inning led by Thelen, Meyers, Bush, and Sonday, who all drove in runs.
Marc Nobis, the lefthander got the win throwing all seven innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out eight and walking zero.
The Raiders saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. Leading the way with the hot bats were Brady Bush who batted 3-3 and Marc Nobis was 2-3.
Spring Sports Carnival – Saturday 5/7/22
The Raiders Holds Off Lakewood in Game 1 of the Portland Spring Sports Carnival Wooden Bat Tournament
Portland got out to a six-run lead in the sixth inning and held on for a 10-8 victory over Lakewood on Saturday. An early lead helped propel the Raiders to victory. Portland scored on a single by Marc Nobis in the first inning, a walk by Mark Meyers in the first inning, and a double by Trent Trierweiler in the second inning. Trierweiler's double was on a 3-1 count, scoring three runs. The Raiders were able to add four more runs in the sixth inning. The offensive firepower in the sixth inning were led by Barrett Brennan, Brady Bush and Mark Meyers, all sending runners across the plate with RBI's in that inning.
The Raiders outhit the Vikings nine to six. Leading the way offensively was Trierweiler and Leonard each getting two hits for the Raiders.
Caiden Thelen took the win for the Raiders surrendering four runs on three hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out seven. Barrett Brennan and Jeremiah Martin entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Landon Makley took the loss for Lakewood. Game 2
#9 Division 2 State Ranked Raiders Fall to #18 Division 1 State Ranked Okemos on a Walk-off A walk-off left the Portland Raiders on the wrong end of a 6-5 defeat to the Okemos Wolves on Saturday in the Championship game of Raiders Spring Sports Carnival. The Raiders were up 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning when an error scored two runs for Okemos. The Raiders started off with a strong pitching performance by Senior Brady Bush. Bush went four and two-thirds innings, allowed six hits and four runs while striking out seven. Mark Meyers took the loss for Portland who surrendered two runs on two hits over two innings. The Raiders out hit the Wolves ten to eight. The Raiders were led offensively by Trent Trierweiler hitting 2-4, Caiden Thelen 2-4 and Mark Meyers 2-3. Marc Nobis had 2 RBI's for the Raiders while Bush and Meyers each contributed with one. The #9 Raiders (5-1 in league 13-2 overall) will take on #12 Eaton Rapid Greyhounds (4-0 in the league 14-4 overall) Tuesday 5/10 at Portland which will likely determine the CAAC White League Title and then home again on Thursday against Belding.
Photos by Jamie Trierweiler