Hancock Bottling overcomes deficit

HOUGHTON – Hancock Botting rallied from a 7-3 deficit to claim a 10-7 Junior (age 13-14) baseball win over Sayen’s Auto at Hancock Driving Park.

Alex Nordstrom put up two hits and three RBIs in the comeback, while Carson Turner and Sam Keskimaki had a pair of hits apiece.

Nordstrom earned the win in relief, going two innings and striking out four. Bryce Turner collected the save with two scoreless innings and four K’s.

Matt Therrian’s two-RBI single in a four-run fourth inning rally put Hancock Bottling back on level terms and Turner’s two-RBI single in the fifth broke the tie.

Clayton Sayen had two hits in defeat for Sayen’s Auto.

Auto Pro Glass and Tire tipped Kissel Chevrolet 4-3.

Chad Nordstrom had both a triple and a home run for the winners, while Logan Sandell added a pair of hits.

Brandon Norkol clubbed a pair of doubles for Kissel.

The Portage Health (Minor) Green Sox pulled away to a 19-2 win over Superior Service thanks to two singles and a homer from Addison Johnson and two singles and a triple from Jonah Horning.

Five runs in the fourth inning helped put Tervo Insurance over South Range VFW 7-3 in South Range.

Dylan Primeau had three hits, including a triple, for the winners as Nolan Sturos (three innings) earned the win in relief.

Andrew Kinnunen and Levi Frahm both had two hits for the VFW.

In 16-U softball, McDonalds (PLLL) edged Copper Range Abstract and Title 6-4.

Jillian Parker was the winning pitcher with 11 strikeouts. Jada Markham tripled and scored in the successful effort.

In Minor softball Wedensday, 11 runs in the sixth inning helped Kevin’s Self Storage defeat Calumet 18-15 Wednesday in Chassell. Gabrielle Mukavetz earned the win in relief and had four hits. Sierra Driscoll and Keagan Leonard had three and Kaeda Rajala and Kirsten Dennis had two.

The same night in Laurium, Superior Service and Midwest Loans ended tied at 9 after five innings due to time limit.