Category: softball

Comets News · Shelby Boden Signs Letter of Intent With Glen Oaks


Shelby Boden signed her athletic letter of intent to play softball at Glen Oaks next year. Shelby was joined by her parents and Glen Oaks softball coach  Kevin Lewis.

Comets News · Baseball/Softball/Soccer End Seasons


Both the Hanover-Horton baseball and softball team lost in pre-district games Tuesday. The baseball team fell to Homer 11-1  to finish season at 13-11.  Softball lost to Hillsdale 4-2 and finished season 12-14.

Girls soccer also ended their season falling to Lumen Christi 5-0. It was a very successful season for the girls as they finished  14-2 and undefeated in conference play.

Comets News · Baseball and Softball Defeat East Jackson


In a continuation of suspended games, the Hanover-Horton varsity softball and baseball teams defeated East Jackson.

Softball won 10-4 as Lauren Hassenzahl pitched the victory and Lilly Wooster hit a two-run homerun.

The baseball team won 11-5 with Dylan Savicke, Joel VanEpps, and Garrett Gumper all contributing on the mound.

The softball team hosts Homer on Friday at 5:00pm to begin the Diamond Classic.

Baseball is traveling to U of M to play Northwest in a doubleheader starting at 3:00 on Friday. They will then be back home Saturday morning at 10:00 to play Springport in the Diamond Classic. If going to the U of M game, parking will be a problem as they are hosting an NCAA regional softball tournament also. 

Comets News · JV Softball Wins Invite


The Hanover-Horton JV baseball/softball Invitational was held Saturday at Hanover-Horton. The JV softball won the invite for the first time in the three year history of the invite.

The ladies started the day by pounding out three home runs and defeating Springport 12-4. The championship game saw the Comets play Jonesville and defeat them 15-2.

The baseball team lost to Springport 13-3 and then fell to Jonesville 8-5.

Comets News · Baseball-Softball


The Hanover-Horton baseball team faced Addison on Wednesday in a doubleheader and took both games from the Panthers, 15-1 and 12-6. Dylan Savicke got the win in game one and Garrett Gumper in game 2. The Comets went to Grass Lake on Thursday and played the final of a suspended game from earlier in the season. Jeremy VanEpps got the win striking out 10 and allowing only 2 hits. Garrett Gumper drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the 7th inning.

The varsity also played Concord on Monday and swept a doubleheader from the Yellow Jackets winning 12-4 and 9-2. Next week has the Comets traveling to Lumen Christi for a single game at 5:00. On Wednesday the Comets are at Michigan Center in a key conference doubleheader. Friday has the Comets visiting Class B ranked Marshall in a doubleheader.

The JV team Swept two games from Concord on Monday winning 4-3 and 7-1. Wednesday evening the JV Comets played at Jackson and won 4-3. The JV team plays Hillsdale on Friday and a doubleheader with Addison on Saturday starting at 10:00.

The Lady Comets varsity softball team started the week by sweeping Concord 10-1 and 10-8. Emily Kughn and Emily Watkins each had two hits and Lauren Hassenzahl got the victory allowing only 3 hits and striking out 8. In game two,  Lilly Wooster led the Lady Comets bats with a double and a triple driving in 4 runs in a 10-8 victory.

The Lady Comets played Addison on Wednesday and the Comet pounded out 12 hits including 3 home runs as they routed Addison 15 to 5.  Emily Watkins, Lauren Hassenzahl and Taryan Pace each went deep to lead H-H. In game two, the Comets scored 3 runs in each of the first 3 innings and never looked back. Emily Kughn had 3 hits while Jenna Jessup and Kyra Jewell each batted in 2 runs to lead HH to a 14-7 victory.

The Lady Comets lost Thursday’s suspended game at Grass Lake 20-8. The varsity softball team travels to Western on Saturday for two games at the Western invite. They will then travel to Michigan Center on Wednesday and to Marshall on Friday for DH’s.

The JV softball team also swept Concord on Monday winning both games in 3 innings 18-3 and 15-0. The JV team will face Western at home on Saturday morning at 10:00 in a DH.

Comets News · Baseball and Softball Teams Sweep Concord


All four Hanover-Horton baseball and softball teams swept Concord in doubleheaders yesterday.

The varsity softball team was victorious with scores of 10-1 and 10-8. Lilly Wooster led the offense with a double and a triple and 4 RBI’s. Emily Kughn and Emily Watkins each had 2 hits in the opener and Lauren Hassenzahl allowed just 3 hits while striking out 8.

The varsity baseball team earned their sweep with scores of  12-4 and 9-2.

The JV softball team needed just 3 innings in each game winning 18-3 and 15-0.

The JV baseball team came from behind to win the opener 4-3. A 5 run 6th inning clinched the night cap for the Comets.

The varsity teams will host Addison this Wednesday.

Comets News · Comets Baseball Beats Pittsford


Hanover-Horton varsity baseball team scored 4 runs in the 6th inning to defeat Pittsford 5-2. Matt Andrulis pitched all 7 innings to gain the victory. Colin Zieman’s triple produced 2 runs and Garrett Gumper had a 2 run single to help lead the Comets.

Comets News · Softball Finishes Season With Win


On Wednesday the varsity softball team ended the season on a high note by defeating East Jackson in a make-up game by a score of 12 to 8. Talia Swartout and Shelby Boden led the offense with 2 hits each. With the win, the Comets finished the season with a record of 15 wins and 18 losses.

Comets News · Baseball moves on;Softball Falls in Districts


The Hanover-Horton baseball team moves on to face Hillsdale High School at 12:30 on Saturday at Napoleon after defeating Vandercook Lake by a score of 8-5 on Tuesday evening. Tommy Schonard got the win in relief pitching 3 1/3 innings. Cody Leightner pitched the first 3 2/3. Dakota Manee, Leightner, Ty Lapshan, and Carson French all had big hits during the game.

If the Comets can get by the Hornets Saturday, they will play the winner of Lumen Christi-Jonesville immediately ater the Comets game.

On Tuesday Napoleon defeated the varsity softball team in district play by a score of 5 to 0.  Shelby Boden and Haleigh Sanders each had a single, the only hits for the game for the Comets. The Comets season will end tonight at East Jackson as the Comets have a single game to finish the season.

Comets News · Comets Drop a Pair


The Hanover-Horton Comets lost to Parma Western 13-2 Saturday in the Al Glick Tournament. In the second game, the Comets fell to Jackson 8-0.