The varsity baseball team captured the regional title for the first time since 1998 with a 1-0 win over Heritage in the semifinal and a 3-2 win over Davison in the final. Midland will travel to Central Michigan University’s Theunnisen Stadium for the MHSAA Quarterfinal on Tuesday, June 12th at 1:00 to face Holland West Ottawa.
Midland’s Garrett Willis pitched an 8 inning shut out in the semifinal for the win: striking out eight and allowing just three hits. Senior Liam Grady walked off the Hawks with the game winning single in the bottom of the 8th.
Grady earned the win in the championship by pitching 4 innings giving up 2 runs. Jeff Landis picked up the save in three innings of work allowing zero hits and striking out three Cardinal hitters.