ALMONT — The Almont varsity baseball team went 2-0 in a non-league doubleheader with visiting Brandon last Thursday.

In the opener, Almont notched a 5-0 victory over Brandon.

Dawson Maxlow, of Almont, arrives safely at third base during a game versus Ortonville-Brandon last week. Photo by Helfer Photography


Landon Kruse, Blake Cody, Donovan Galovich, Brenden Haldeman and Charlie Koenig led Almont with a single each.
Nolan Idyle was Almont’s pitcher of record. He allowed three hits over seven innings, struck out two and walked two.

In the second game, Almont registered a 12-4 triumph against Brandon.

There Almont bolted out to an 11-3 advantage after one inning was done and never looked back.

Brandon Hunsaker (two singles and a double), Tyler Fillinger (a single and a double), Trenton Kruse (a double) plus Mathew Dwyer, Cody Koval and Kylar Fisher (a single apiece) accounted for Almont’s basehits.

Galovich and Kruse shared the pitching responsibilities for Almont. They allowed eight total hits, retired six on strikes and walked two.

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.