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Multiple Teams · Comet Baseball Beats Holt to Claim CAAC Blue Championship


The Grand Ledge varsity baseball team clinched the CAAC Blue Championship on Thursday, beating Holt at home in the first game of a doubleheader to clinch the title outright.

The Comets jumped out to a 4-0 lead with two runs in the first, one in the second and one in the third. Wyatt Rush did the rest on the mound, improving to 8-0 on the season.

Logan Hylek had a two run double in the opening inning to get things going for GL while Xavier Farr tripled in a run in the second inning. Cal Johnston hit a solo blast in the fourth inning.

Holt scored a 4-1 win in the second game behind pitcher Burrell Jones 15 strikeout performance. Rush accounted for the lone Comet run with a leadoff double by Rush and a sacrifice fly by Hylek. Rush was 2 for 3 in game two.

Grand Ledge finishes the CAAC Blue with a 13-1 record and improves to 24-6 overall.

The Comets are at Lowell on Saturday for a 10:00 double header against the Red Arrows.