The Grosse Pointe North boys' baseball team opened its season early last week, splitting a doubleheader with visiting Marysville.
The Norsemen won the opener 12-2 in five innings as Jacob Zacharias earned the win, scattering five hits, and he helped his cause at the plate with three hits and an RBI.
Dan Robinson had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs, plus Alex Huguenin had a hit and a walk, with three RBIs. Tommy Burke added three hits, including a double, and three RBIs as the Norsemen won the game via mercy.
Other hitting standouts were Sal Ciaravino, two hits and one RBI, and Nick Mazzola, two hits and one RBI.
The Norsemen finished with 15 hits and scored seven runs in the opening inning to set the tone.
They lost the nightcap 4-3 with Tristin Richardson driving in two runs.
Last weekend, North split another doubleheader, beating visiting Alpena 2-1 and losing the second game 12-11.
Grosse Pointe North is 2-2 overall.
Grosse Pointe North graduate Ted Williams, an Earlham College senior and son of Teddie and Tarsha Williams, had his Earlham record 12th career triple in the first inning of the game against the College of Mount Saint Joseph Tuesday, April 1.