In high school softball, at the Division Four regional semifinals at Norway yesterday…
– L’Anse fell to bark River-Harris 8-0. The Broncos scored four runs in the first inning, then added three in the fifth, and one in the sixth. Eden Oswald struck out 13 Purple Hornets.
– Hancock lost to Rudyard 5-1. Defensive struggles hurt Hancock, as errors led to four of Rudyard’s runs. Delaney Heinonen struck out nine in the loss.
JaCoby Jones homered twice, as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins 9-3 yesterday. Christin Stewart also hit one out. Buck Farmer opened the game, and gave up a run over two innings. Nick Ramirez gave up a run over three frames, and earned the win.
The Tigers will host the Minnesota Twins again this afternoon. Ryan Carpenter will start against Jake Odorizzi. Pregame coverage will begin at 6:45 on 99.3 The Lift.
Zach Davies won his seventh game, as the Milwaukee Brewers downed the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 yesterday. Davies wasn’t sharp, but persisted through five innings, giving up three runs on seven hits. Mike Moustakas and Manny Piña homered.
The Brewers entertain the Pirates again this afternoon. Chase Anderson will pitch against Steven Brault.
In the NHL championship series, the Saint Louis Blues could claim the Stanley Cup with a win at home tonight against the Boston Bruins. The Blues lead the series 3-1.
The NBA Championship Series continues tomorrow night, when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors. Toronto leads the series 3-1.
At the Keweenaw Bay Classic Fishing Tournament yesterday, Lyberg and Lyberg won another title in the Lake Trout Division, with a catch of 42.09 pounds. Erickson’s True Value claimed the Salmon Division crown catch of 31.08 pounds. First place awards were $1,500 in each division, and prize money was paid town to 15th place. 122 teams registered.
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