Almont’s Colton Kruse dives safely back to first base in a game at home this past week. photo by Kevin Kissane.

ALMONT — Almont defeated visiting Cros-Lex, 6-1 and 5-2, in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity baseball doubleheader last Thursday.

With the outcomes, Almont raises their mark to 6-2 and 2-0.

In the opener, Reis Stine led Almont with a single and a double. Adam Campbell (a double), Jack Paupert, Griffin DePauw, Josh Hellebuyck and Cameron Asaro (a single each) supported his plate performance.

Asaro was the winning Almont pitcher, going the distance.

In the second game, Jace Rinke and Campbell paced Almont’s offensive attack with a double apiece. They were backed by Brandon Hunsaker, Parker Zisler and Stine (a single each).

Hunsaker was Almont’s pitcher of record. He threw a complete game.

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.