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‘Dogs Rout Modeltowners; Kings Take Tough Loss – Saturday Sports Wrap

High School

Dryden Nelson runs for the Copper Kings. (ABC10 image)

In high school football last night…
• Hancock pounded Gwinn 43-6. The Bulldogs scored all their points in the first half. Connor LeClaire threw a touchdown pass, caught a touchdown pass, and turned in two long touchdown runs.
• Calumet drew first blood, but fell to Kingsford 17-16. Dryden Nelson and Kip Kangas scored for the Copper Kings. See video highlights here.
• Ontonagon lost to North Central 84-6.

Today…
• Houghton entertains Bark River-Harris at 1:00.
• L’Anse plays at Gogebic at 2:00.
• Lake Linden-Hubbell plays its first eight-man game at home against Carney-Nadeau. Broadcast coverage will begin at 1:10 on KBear 102.3.

In high school volleyball last night…
• Hancock blanked Dollar Bay-Tamarack City (25-14, 25-15, 25-15).
• Ewen-Trout Creek v Bessemer – no report.

The Hancock cross country teams will hold a car wash and returnable can and bottle drive fundraiser today between 10:00 and 2:00 at Dave’s BP in Hancock.

MLB

Michael Fulmer turned in three shutout innings, but the Detroit Tigers lost to the Cleveland Indians 1-0 last night. Fulmer, who continues to work his way back from Tommy John surgery, gave up one hit, and struck out two. Cleveland starter Zach Plesac pitched into the seventh. He struck out 11 batters, including Jorge Bonifacio, Niko Goodrum and Austin Romine on nine straight pitches in the second inning.

The Tigers continue that home series tonight. Spencer Turnbull will pitch against Triston McKenzie. Coverage will begin at 5:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

Romine left the game in the ninth inning, after he hurt his wrist while diving to stop a pitch that was in the dirt. X-rays were negative, and he’s considered day-to-day.

The Milwaukee Brewers outscored the Kansas City Royals 9-5 last night. KC took an early lead, with three in the first, and another in the second off starter Adrian Houser. The Crew roared back with six runs in the fourth, and three more in the fifth. Jacob Nottingham hit a grand slam, and Christian Yelich and Orlando Arcia also homered for Milwaukee.

The Brewers host the Royals again tonight. Corbin Burnes will start against Kris Bubic.

Ryan Braun left last night’s game with lower back tightness. He’s considered day-to-day. Milwaukee bench coach Pat Murphy rejoined the team yesterday, more than six weeks after he was sidelined by a heart attack.

NHL

The Stanley Cup final between the Stars and the Lightning begins tonight.

NBA

The Lakers opened the Western Conference final with a 126-114 victory over the Nuggets last evening. Game two will be played tomorrow.

The Eastern Conference final between the Celtics and the Heat continues tonight. Miami leads that series 2-0.

NFL

The Detroit Lions play the Packers in Green Bay in a 1:00 game on Sunday. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

Detroit will take the field without three injured starters – receiver Kenny Golladay, cornerback Desmond Trufant and guard Joe Dahl. Defensive tackle Kenny Clark will miss the game for the Packers.

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