ALMONT — The Almont varsity softball team (no. 5, Division 3) split with host Richmond (no. 2, Division 3) in a Blue Water Area Conference doubleheader on Monday, May 23.
In the opener, Almont posted a 4-1 win against Richmond.
Devin Johnston (three singles), Grace Koenig (two singles and a double) plus Lydia LaCavera and Grace Johnson (two singles each) led Almont’s offensive attack. They were backed by Kylie Tennant (a double) and Abby Geml (a single).
Myah McLean was the winning Almont pitcher. She allowed eight hits, struck out two and walked one.
In the second contest, Richmond bounced back with a 5-4 victory over Almont.
Johnston (a single, a double and a homer) proved Almont’s toughest out. The Raiders also had LaCavera (a pair of singles) plus Kendall Roszczewski, Brooklyn Bunch, Isabella Theisen, Johnson and Geml (a single apiece) reach the hitting column.
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.