Softball sweeps for Hornets, Gremlins

HOUGHTON – Houghton swept a softball doubleheader from Jeffers 14-4 and 15-0 Wednesday.

In the opener, the Gremlins scored all their runs in the first two innings. Three players (Ashlyn Kero, Lexi Pyykkonen and Lisa Keskimaki) had two hits apiece and Colleen Toorongian got the win, allowing two earned runs on three hits. She struck out 12.

In game two, Pyykkonen and Anna Gaffney had two hits apiece and Bekah Goodreau pitched a three-hitter.

For Jeffers, Alexa Clouthier and Haley Makela had hits in both contests.

In Aura, L’Anse swept a doubleheader from Lake Linden-Hubbell 7-2 and 17-2. Maegan Kraft earned the pitching victory in both contests for the Purple Hornets (4-1).