2022 Great Northern Conference Baseball Teams Announced; MSHS Has Seven Honored

2022 Great Northern Conference Baseball Teams Announced; MSHS Has Seven Honored

On Wednesday (5/25/22), baseball coaches within the Great Northern Conference (GNC) met to select awards recipients for the 2022 season.  Member schools within the GNC include Marquette, Escanaba, Gladstone, Kingsford and Menominee.

MSHS had seven of it’s student-athletes honored.  Juniors Dallas Cobe and Logan Peterson were named to the All-GNC First Team with senior Desmond Mullen and juniors Luke Mead and Easton Miller selected as part of the All-GNC Second Team.  Seniors Alex Applekamp and Jacob Knauss received Honorable Mention accolades.

Below are the All-GNC awards recipients from the 2022 baseball season:

GNC Team of the Year:

  • Gladstone

GNC Pitcher of the Year:

  • Hunter Lancour – Escanaba

GNC Coach of the Year:

  • Joe Darmogray – Gladstone

All-GNC First Team:

  • Dallas Cobe – Marquette – Junior – Infield
  • Henry McRoberts – Kingsford – Junior – Infield
  • Tyler Darmogray – Gladstone – Junior – Infield
  • Bon Lachance – Escanaba – Sophomore – Infield
  • Ben Johnson – Escanaba – Sophomore – Infield
  • Logan Peterson – Marquette – Junior – Infield
  • Andres Finley – Kingsford – Freshman – Outfield
  • Cam Kelly – Gladstone – Senior – Outfield
  • Scott Hiller – Escanaba – Senior – Outfield
  • Austin Melke – Menominee – Senior – Outfield
  • Braden Sundquist – Gladstone – Junior – Pitcher
  • Jared Hanson – Escanaba – Senior – Pitcher

All-GNC Second Team:

  • Easton Miller – Marquette – Junior – Infield
  • Garrett Brown – Kingsford – Freshman – Infield
  • Gavin Trevillian – Kingsford – Freshman – Infield
  • Casey Alworden – Gladstone – Freshman – Infield
  • Nick Martin – Gladstone – Senior – Infield
  • Brody Waara – Menominee – Senior – Infield
  • Dennis Neuens – Kingsford – Senior – Outfield
  • Desmond Mullen – Marquette – Senior – Outfield
  • Luke Mead – Marquette – Junior – Outfield
  • Trent Lawson – Escanaba – Junior – Outfield
  • Sawyer Pugh – Kingsford – Senior – Pitcher
  • Brennan Detiege – Gladstone – Junior – Pitcher

All-GNC Honorable Mention:

  • Hunter Solis – Gladstone – Senior
  • Gavin Frosard – Gladstone – Freshman
  • Jacob Knauss – Marquette – Senior
  • Alex Applekamp – Marquette – Senior
  • Matthew Zimmerman – Escanaba – Senior
  • Nick LaFave – Escanaba – Senior
  • Kennison Bolvin – Menominee – Senior
No Shortage Of Offense As Varsity Baseball Splits Doubleheader At Negaunee

No Shortage Of Offense As Varsity Baseball Splits Doubleheader At Negaunee

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (6-10; 0-4 Great Northern Conference) traveled to Negaunee on Monday afternoon (5/23/22) for a doubleheader to start off the final week of regular season play.

Game 1 Marquette 12, Negaunee 10

  • Leaders – PitchingNash Riipi (3.0 IP; 4 H; 6 R; 3 ER; 3 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAlex Applekamp, Desmond Mullen (3 each)
  • Leaders – HitsAshton Demboski, Luke Mead, Easton Miller, Desmond Mullen, Derek Pederson (2 each)
  • Leaders – RBIsEaston Miller (3)

Game 2 Marquette 12, Negaunee 16

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Luke Mead (2.1 IP; 6 H; 10 R; 5 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – Runs:   Luke Mead (3)
  • Leaders – HitsEaston Miller (3)
  • Leaders – RBIsLuke Mead, Easton Miller, Nash Riipi (3 each)

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Baseball Team will be back in action on Thursday (5/26/22) when they travel to Menominee for a doubleheader starting at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Varsity Baseball Defeated By Kingsford 14-8; Seven Seniors Honored Pre-Game

Varsity Baseball Defeated By Kingsford 14-8; Seven Seniors Honored Pre-Game

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (6-13; 0-5 Great Northern Conference) hosted Kingsford in a single GNC game on Monday afternoon (5/16/22).  After getting off to a slow start, MSHS fought back before falling by a final score of 14-8.

Marquette 8, Kingsford 14

  • Leaders – PitchingAshton Demboski (3.2 IP; 4 H; 7 R; 1 ER; 1 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAlex Applekamp (3)
  • Leaders – HitsDesmond Mullen (2)
  • Leaders – RBIsAshton Demboski (2)

Subvarsity Scores:

  • JV:  Marquette 4, Kingsford 9

Senior Day:

Prior to the game, seven members of the Class of 2022 were honored as they were introduced to the crowd and accompanied on the field by their parents/guardians.  Congratulations to these baseball student-athletes and the success that they have achieved and contributions made while playing for MSHS!

  • #3 – Nate Cromell 
  • #5 – Alex Applekamp
  • #6 – Desmond Mullen
  • #10 – Cole Ranta
  • #11 – Jacob Knauss
  • #15 – Ashton Demboski
  • #17 – Derek Pederson

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Baseball Team will be back in action on Thursday (5/19/22) when they host Gladstone in Great Northern Conference play at 5:30 p.m.  Prior to the Varsity match-up, a JV game will be played at 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Negaunee

Varsity Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Negaunee

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (6-10; 0-4 Great Northern Conference) hosted Negaunee in a doubleheader on a windy Monday afternoon (5/9/22).

Game 1 Marquette 3, Negaunee 16

  • Leaders – PitchingLogan Peterson (3.1 IP; 10 H; 10 R; 9 ER; 5 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAshton Demboski, Easton Miller, Derek Pederson (1 each)
  • Leaders – HitsJacob Knauss, Luke Mead, Easton Miller, Desmond Mullen (1 each)
  • Leaders – RBIsLuke Mead (2)

Game 2 Marquette 11, Negaunee 4

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Luke Mead (4.2 IP; 5 H; 4 R; 3 ER; 4 SO)
  • Leaders – Runs:   Nate Cromell (3)
  • Leaders – HitsNate Cromell, Luke Mead, Logan Peterson (3 each)
  • Leaders – RBIsDallas Cobe, Logan Peterson, Cole Ranta (2 each)

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Baseball Team will be back in action tomorrow (5/11/22) when they travel to Escanaba for a single game at 5:00 p.m. from Al Ness Field.  The JV team will also be playing a single game at 5:00 p.m. from Tapani Field.
Varsity Baseball Drops Pair Of Games In Petoskey

Varsity Baseball Drops Pair Of Games In Petoskey

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (5-9; 0-4 Great Northern Conference) traveled to Petoskey on Saturday (5/7/22) for a pair of games against Rudyard and host Petoskey.

Game 1 Marquette 5, Rudyard 13

  • Leaders – PitchingEthan Jennings (5.1 IP; 6 H; 12 R; 6 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAshton Demboski, Jacob Knauss, Drew Kreis, Luke Mead, Logan Peterson (1 each)
  • Leaders – HitsAshton Demboski, Logan Peterson (2 each)
  • Leaders – RBIsDallas Cobe (2)

Game 2 Marquette 2, Petoskey 13

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Luke Mead (2.1 IP; 4 H; 8 R; 5 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAlex Applekamp, Ashton Demboski (1 each)
  • Leaders – Hits:  Logan Peterson (2)
  • Leaders – RBIs: Ashton Demboski, Logan Peterson (1 each)

JV Scores (from 5/7/22 Newberry Invitational):

  • Game 1:  Marquette 1, Bark River-Harris Varsity 4
  • Game 2:  Marquette 5, Newberry Varsity 14

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Baseball Team will return to home action on Monday, May 9, when they host Negaunee in a doubleheader starting at 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Battles At Gladstone But Falls Twice

Varsity Baseball Battles At Gladstone But Falls Twice

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (5-7; 0-4 Great Northern Conference) traveled to Gladstone for a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon.  While Marquette battled in both games, the team ultimately fell to the host Braves in both contests by scores of 11-3 and 13-9.

Game 1 Marquette 3, Gladstone 11

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Nash Riipi (4.0 IP; 8 H; 7 R; 4 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsJacob Knauss, Luke Mead, Nash Riipi (1 each)
  • Leaders – HitsDerek Pederson (2)
  • Leaders – RBIs:   Ashton Demboski, Derek Pederson, Nash Riipi (1 each)

Game 2 Marquette 9, Gladstone 13

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Luke Mead (2.2 IP; 5 H; 4 R; 3 ER; 1 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsDerek Pederson (3)
  • Leaders – Hits:  Derek Pederson (3)
  • Leaders – RBIs: Luke Mead, Nash Riipi (2 each)

Subvarsity Scores:

  • JV:  Marquette 13, Gladstone 1

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Baseball Team will return to action on Saturday, May 7, when they travel to Petoskey to participate in the Carol Hansen Memorial Invitational.
  • MSHS will first play Rudyard at noon before taking on host Petoskey at 2:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Splits With Escanaba; Gets Walk-Off Win In Game 2 After Three-Run Sixth Inning

Varsity Baseball Splits With Escanaba; Gets Walk-Off Win In Game 2 After Three-Run Sixth Inning

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (5-5; 0-3 Great Northern Conference) hosted conference foe Escanaba for a pair of games.  After dropping the closely contested first game of the doubleheader by a margin of 8-6, MSHS battled back with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take game two by a final score of 7-6.

Game 1 Marquette 6, Escanaba 8

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Logan Peterson (4.1 IP; 6 H; 8 R; 5 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsNate Cromell, Logan Peterson (2 each)
  • Leaders – HitsEaston Miller (3)
  • Leaders – RBIs:   Easton Miller (3)

Game 2 Marquette 7, Escanaba 6

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Ethan Jennings (6.0 IP; 10 H; 6 R; 6 ER; 2 SO)
  • Leaders – Runs: Logan Peterson (3)
  • Leaders – Hits:   Dallas Cobe, Nate Cromell, Jacob Knauss, Easton Miller, Logan Peterson, Nash Riipi (1 each)
  • Leaders – RBIs: Nash Riipi (2)

Subvarsity Scores:

  • JV – Game 1Marquette 4, Escanaba 1
  • JV – Game 2Marquette 5, Escanaba 6

Next Up:

  • Both levels of the MSHS Baseball program will be back in action tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/4/22), when they travel to Gladstone for respective games starting at 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Gets Saturday Sweep Over Superior Central

Varsity Baseball Gets Saturday Sweep Over Superior Central

Over the weekend, the MSHS Varsity Baseball team (4-4; 0-2 Great Northern Conference) welcomed Superior Central for a doubleheader that took place on Saturday, April 30.

Game 1 Marquette 10, Superior Central 9

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Ashton Demboski (4.0 IP; 3 H; 8 R; 3 ER; 1 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsJacob Knauss (2)
  • Leaders – HitsLogan Peterson (3)
  • Leaders – RBIsDallas Cobe, Ashton Demboski, Luke Mead (2 each)

Game 2 Marquette 10, Superior Central 2

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Nash Riipi (6.0 IP; 3 H; 2 R; 1 ER; 6 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsAlex Applekamp (2)
  • Leaders – Hits:   Alex Applekamp, Dallas Cobe, Ethan Jennings, Jacob Knauss, Easton Miller (2 each)
  • Leaders – RBIs: Alex Applekamp, Ethan Jennings (2 each)

Next Up:

  • The MSHS Varsity Baseball Team will be back at home on this afternoon, 5/2/22, when they host Escanaba in a doubleheader starting at 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Opens 2022 Home Schedule With Split vs. Menominee

Varsity Baseball Opens 2022 Home Schedule With Split vs. Menominee

The MSHS Varsity Baseball team (2-4; 0-2 Great Northern Conference) had their first home games of the 2022 season when they hosted Menominee on Thursday afternoon.

Game 1 Marquette 5, Menominee 9

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Logan Peterson (4.1 IP; 7 H; 5 R; 5 ER; 5 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsDesmond Mullen (2), Alex Applekamp (1), Dallas Cobe (1), Easton Miller (1)
  • Leaders – HitsDallas Cobe (3), Alex Applekamp (1), Ethan Jennings (1), Easton Miller (1), Derek Pederson (1), Nash Riipi (1)
  • Leaders – RBIsEthan Jennings, Easton Miller, Derek Pederson Nash Riipi (1 each)

Game 2 Marquette 8, Menominee 3

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Luke Mead (4.2 IP; 4 H; 3 R; 3 ER; 6 SO)
  • Leaders – Runs: Ashton Demboski (2), Alex Applekamp (1), Dallas Cobe (1), Nate Cromell (1), Jacob Knauss (1), Easton Miller (1), Desmond Mullen (1)
  • Leaders – Hits:   Alex Applekamp, Dallas Cobe, Nate Cromell, Ashton Demboski, Jacob Knauss, Easton Miller, Desmond Mullen, Logan Peterson (1 each)
  • Leaders – RBIs: Alex Applekamp (2), Dallas Cobe (1), Nate Cromell (1), Ashton Demboski (1)

Subvarsity Scores:

  • JV – Game 1Marquette 11, Houghton 1
  • JV – Game 2Marquette 14, Houghton 3

Next Up:

  • The MSHS Varsity Baseball Team will be back at home on Saturday, April 30, when they host Superior Central in a doubleheader starting at 12:00 p.m.
Varsity Baseball Defeated At Kingsford, 11-0

Varsity Baseball Defeated At Kingsford, 11-0

The MSHS Varsity Baseball Team traveled to Kingsford on Monday evening (4/25/22) for a single game against the host Flivvers.  Even though Marquette tallied more hits in the contest (4-3), Kingsford defeated MSHS by a final score of 11-0.

The Kingsford offense was consistent throughout the game and added multiple runs in four consecutive innings.

Quick Hits:

  • Leaders – Pitching:  Nash Riipi (3.0 IP; 6 R; 2 ER; 1 SO)
  • Leaders – RunsN/A
  • Leaders – HitsAlex Applekamp, Jacob KnaussEaston MillerNash Riipi (1 each)
  • Leaders – RBIsN/A

Subvarsity Score:

  • JVMarquette 3, Kingsford 0

Next Up:

  • The MSHS Varsity Baseball Team will have their first home games of the season on Thursday, April 28, when they host Menominee in a doubleheader starting at 4:00 p.m.  The JV team will also be at home hosting Houghton in a pair of games also starting at 4:00 p.m.