Twin wins for MTEFCU softball team

HANCOCK – Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union swept its weekend games Saturday in Major (age 11-12) Little League softball at Chassell.

In a 6-3 win over E-Center, MTEFCU scored five times in the first inning and cruised into the finish with 15 Jillian Parker strikeouts.

MTEFCU beat Copper Range Abstract and Title 10-3 in the second game with another big inning, this time the second, in which they scored five times. Becca Markham picked up the pitching win.

In Minor softball, Favorites scored two in the bottom of the sixth inning for a walk-off 4-3 win over Pat’s Foods of Calumet.

In Major baseball, Loading Zone II scored four times in the bottom of the fifth for a 5-4 win over Portage Sports Medicine thanks to Caleb Gregorie’s two-out three-run triple.

The big hit spoiled a solid outing on the mound for Colton Salani, but Portage came close to tying it up, stranding the tying run on third base in the sixth inning.