ALMONT — Almont knocked off Richmond (no. 2, Division 3) by a 2-1 count in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity baseball confrontation last Wednesday.
In Wednesday’s confrontation, Almont took a 1-0 edge after one inning was over with.
The next inning was scoreless.
Richmond then countered with a 1-0 third inning advantage, making it 1-1.
The next two innings would prove scoreless.
Inning number six would see Almont collect one run and Richmond manage none, staking themselves to a 2-1 edge.
That was followed by a scoreless seventh inning as Almont held on for the win.
Brenden Haldeman and Nolan Idyle led Almont with two singles each. The Raiders also received a single apiece from Reis Stine, Brandon Hunsaker and Blake Cody.
Stine got the win for Almont, with relief help from Kylar Fisher. They allowed four total hits, struck out five and walked four.
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.