At the Division Three Regional track meet at Lake Linden yesterday…
– Lake Linden-Hubbell easily took the girls title, with Chassell second and Ontonagon third. Ewen-Trout Creek was fifth, Baraga tied for sixth, and Chassell finished eighth. Mariah Willmer of the Lakes won the 400 and 800-meter runs, and the long jump. Joslyn Perala took the 100 and 200-meter dashes. Chassell’s Lela Rautiola won the 1600 and 3200-meter runs.
– On the boys side, Bessemer took first place, with Lake Linden-Hubbell second. Dollar Bay-Tamarack City finished a distant third, followed by Ontonagon, Chassell, Ewen-Trout Creek and Baraga. For the Lakes, Kellen Klein won the 100-meter dash, Cole Gregoire took the high jump, and Caleb Gregoire won the long jump.
The WestPAC softball tournament scheduled for today in Calumet has been canceled because of the weather.
The WestPAC baseball tournament is scheduled to be played today in Iron Mountain.
The Detroit Tigers continued to struggle last night, falling to the Oakland Athletics 7-2. The Tigers collected just four hits off A’s starter Frankie Montas, who fell one out shy of throwing a complete game. Daniel Norris was effective the first time through the batting order, but gave up a run in the fourth inning, two more in the fifth, and left as Oakland scored three times in the sixth.
The Tigers have lost five in a row, and will host the Athletics again this afternoon. Matthew Boyd will start against Daniel Mengden. Pregame coverage will begin at 3:45 on 99.3 The Lift.
The Milwaukee Brewers’ late comeback fell short, as they lost a 12-8 slugfest to the Atlanta Braves last night. Jhoulys Chacín gave up three runs over five innings, and took the loss. Atlanta broke the game open with a nine-run sixth inning. Milwaukee scored all of their runs over the final three frames. Mike Moustakas hit a home run.
The Brewers visit the Braves again tonight. Chase Anderson will pitch against Kevin Gausman.
In the NHL playoffs last night, the Saint Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 to tie the Western Conference final at two wins per team. Game five will be played tomorrow in San Jose.
In NBA playoff action, the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Toronto Raptors 125-103 last night. Milwaukee leads the Eastern Conference final 2-0.
Tonight, the Golden State Warriors visit the Portland Trail Blazers. Golden State leads the Western Conference final 2-0.
The Michigan Tech men’s tennis team has introduced five new players. Hayden Drury is a transfer from Northwood University. He played his high school tennis in Traverse City. Arvind Kalyana is from Novi. The rest are international students – Andrew Freel from South Africa, Vitor Jordao from Brazil, and Artem Sharkota from Belarus.
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