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Wentz Struggles as Tigers Fall – Monday Sports Wrap

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High School

On today’s high school baseball schedule…
• Calumet welcomes Iron Mountain.
• Jeffers travels to L’Anse.

On the softball schedule…
• Houghton welcomes Negaunee.
• Calumet hosts Ishpeming.
• Hancock journeys to Westwood.
• Jeffers travels to L’Anse.

At the U.P. girls soccer tourney in Marquette Saturday, Houghton defeated Iron Mountain 2-0 in the quarterfinals, then fell to eventual tournament champion Marquette 3-1 in the semifinals. The Gremlins play at Marquette again today.

In high school track today, the Copper Mountain Conference meet will be staged at Ironwood.


The Heat defeated the Celtics 128-102, and took a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final. The Western Conference final resumes tonight, as the Lakers host the Nuggets. Denver leads that series 3-0.


The Golden Knights shaded the Stars 3-2 in overtime, and opened a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Hurricanes visit the Panthers tonight, with Florida leading that Eastern Conference series 2-0.


The Tigers lost to the Nationals 6-4 yesterday. Starter Joey Wentz was chased in the third inning, and was charged with all six Washington runs. Nick Maton homered.

The Tigers visit the Royals tonight. Michael Lorenzen will start against Brady Singer. Coverage will begin at 7:15 on 99.3 The Lift.

The Brewers held off the Rays 6-4 yesterday. Freddy Peralta gave up three runs over five innings. Willy Adames, Rowdy Tellez and William Contreras homered.

The Brewers entertain the Astros tonight. Corbin Burnes will pitch against Cristian Javier.

Slow Pitch Softball

The Copper Country Slow Pitch Softball League opens competition tonight…
• At Miller Memorial Field in Laurium, Koppers faces Auto Pro/Thermoanalytics at 6:15, then plays Pat’s Foods/Bucko’s at 7:30.
• At the Hancock Driving Park, McGann’s/Northern Auto meets Downtowner Two at 6:15, then faces A and S Industrial/Loukus Tech at 7:30.

Horseshoe League

The Copper Country Horseshoe League begins play this evening…
• Eva’s Hideaway takes on Dreamland One at Eva’s Hideaway.
• Mohawk Superette faces Calumet Electronics at Ahmeek Park.
• Harter’s Party Store plays Luigi’s Bar at the Calumet Dam.
• L and L meets Calumet One at Agassiz Park.
• Bucko’s Party Store plays Houghton Building Supply at the Gipp Recreation Area.

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