Metro & state: Michigan State, Northwood baseball win down South – Detroit Free Press
College baseball: A six-run sixth inning powered Michigan State to a 10-2 win over Presbyterian at the First Pitch Invitational at Greenville, S.C. Brandon Hughes had two hits, scored two runs and stole three bases for MSU (8-1). … Ryan McClelland had three RBIs as Northwood beat Chestnut Hill, 7-1, at Ft. Pierce, Fla. Nathan Langerfeld (1-0) pitched five innings, allowing one run and three hits for the Timberwolves (7-3). … Oakland lost to host Florida State, 12-1. Zach Sterry had two hits and an RBI for the Golden Grizzlies (1-9).
Wrestling: The following grapplers advanced to the second session of the Big Ten tournament at Bloomington, Ind.: Conor Youtsey of U-M (125 pounds), Stevan Micic (133) of U-M, Javier Garcia III (141) of Michigan State, Brian Murphy (157) of U-M, Logan Massa (165) of U-M and Myles Amine (174) of U-M. The meet continues today. … Central Michiganâs Colin Heffernan (157) and Eastern Michiganâs Gage Hutchison (285) advanced to todayâs title bouts at the Mid-American Conference championships in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Hefferman faces Missouriâs Joey Lavallee and Hutchison goes against Buffaloâs Jake Gunning.
Conor Youtsey of U-M defeated Travis Piotrowski of Illinois at 125 pounds in the first session of the Big Ten championships at Bloomington, Ind. Youtsey won his second-session bout against Minnesotaâs Ethan Lizak. Logan Griffin of Michigan State (125) lost to Jose Rodriguez of Ohio State.
College hockey:Adam Johnson had two goals and one assist as No. 2 Minnesota Duluth defeated No. 8 Western Michigan, 6-3. Matheson Iacopelli and Griffin Molino each had a goal and an assist for the Broncos (20-9-5, 13-9-2-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference). The teams split the season-ending two-game series at Kalamazoo. The NCHC tournament begins Friday. … Alfred Johansson scored the winner at 12:14 of the third period as St. Norbert beat host Adrian, 3-2, in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Harris Cup championship game. Dino Balsamo and Mathew Thompson scored for the Bulldogs (19-6-2, 17-4 NCHA). St. Nobert is No. 4 and Adrian No. 5 in Division III. The NCAA DIII tournament begins Saturday.
Michigan State scored four unanswered goals in the first period and beat No. 13 Ohio State, 5-4, Friday night. Logan Lambdin finished with two goals for the Spartans (7-21-3, 3-12-2 Big Ten), and Logan Lethemon made 26 saves. Mason Jobst had a goal and two assists for the host Buckeyes (17-10-6, 8-8-1-1). The teams played again Saturday at Columbus, Ohio. …
Sheldon Dries had three goals and an assist as No. 8 Western Michigan defeated No. 2 Minnesota Duluth, 7-4. BenBlacker made 34 saves for the host Broncos (20-8-5, 13-8-2-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference). KarsonKuhlman scored a power-play goal for UMD (20-6-7, 14-5-4-3). The teams played their season finale Saturday at Kalamazoo. …
Jake Jackson had two goals and an assist to lead host Michigan Tech over Lake Superior State, 6-4, in the first game of the best-of-three WCHA playoff series. The Huskies (19-13-7, 15-7-6-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association) scored five goals in the first period. Mitch Hults had a goal and three assists for the Lakers (11-17-7, 8-13-7-4 WCHA). Game 2 was Saturday night at Houghton.