Imlay City second baseman Yesenia Rojas fields a ground ball in her team’s game with Saginaw Heritage last Saturday.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity softball team went 3-0 en route to a first-place finish last Saturday at an invitational it hosted.

Imlay City started things off with a 5-3 win against Marine City.

Natalie Stone (a single and a triple) and Chloe Bruman (a pair of singles) led Imlay City with multiple-hit performances. They were backed by Hope Schriber, Brie Hund, Reese Schmidt, Isabel Lindquist and Makayla Bruman (a single each).

Stone was Imlay City’s pitcher of record. She allowed four hits, struck out eight and walked one.

Imlay City then improved their tournament mark to 2-0, picking up a 4-1 victory over Davison.

Stone (single and a home run) plus Gabby Cremeans and Chloe Bruman (two singles apiece) put up Imlay City’s best plate credentials. Brook Ross (a double) along with Hund and Schmidt (a single each) supported their performances.

Schriber was the winning Imlay City pitcher. She gave up five hits, struck out six and walked two.

Imlay City then closed their title-producing run with a 7-5 triumph against Saginaw Heritage.

Stone (two singles and a double), Hund (a single and a double) plus Makayla Bruman and Hund (two singles apiece) led Imlay City. They were backed by Yesenia Rojas, Chloe Bruman, Ross and Schmidt (a single each).

Cremeans, Schriber and Stone shared the pitching responsibilities for the winning Imlay City side. They allowed eight total hits, struck out seven and walked five.

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.