The Flying G’s are on a roll heading into the MHSAA District tournament; Gladwin has won seven games in a row. They totally dominated Harrison on Tuesday winning 13-3 and 17-0. With the sweep they finish tied for fourth in the Jack Pine Conference with a 9-5 record.
Ian Graves got the win in the first game striking out four. All three Harrison runs were unearned. Richard Woodford had four hits in the game. Lucas Mead and Ethan Shea had two. Connor Dee had three RBIs for Gladwin. Hunter Williams pitched the second game shutting out the Hornets while giving up only two hits. Mead had another big game at the plate with three hits including a third inning homerun. Kyle Campbell collected two RBIs for the Flying G’s.
The Gladwin pitching staff dominated Coleman on Wednesday throwing no hitters in both games. Shea and Caleb Searfoss shared the duties in the first game with Shea starting and striking out 11. Searfoss entered the game in the fifth inning and struck out one of the three batters he faced as Gladwin won 16-0. Lincoln McKinnon pitched the second game going three innings and striking out six of the ten batters he faced. The game shortened due to the mercy rule with Gladwin ahead 15-0 after three innings.
Mead and McKinnon had three hits in the double header. Dee and Randy Przyewski each had four RBIs; Shea and McKinnon had three. Gladwin also picked up a pair of wins on Saturday defeating Ogemaw Heights 7-4 and Laker 5-4 to win the Ogemaw Tournament.
Gladwin received a first round bye in the district tournament and awaits the winner of a game between Standish-Sterling and Big Rapids. There first action will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. in Remus at Chippewa Hills High School.