Prep softball: Negaunee, Westwood split twinbills

NORWAY – Rosalie Anderson pitched a five-inning no-hitter as the Negaunee High School girls softball team blanked host Norway, 10-0, in the second game of a doubleheader Wednesday.

In the first game, Norway took a 9-1 triumph.

Anderson struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter.

“She pitched a great game,” Miners head coach Randy Carlson said. “She had a perfect game with one out to go before we made an error.

“I’m really proud of the girls. After the first game, it was easy to fold. But we rallied and won.”

Anderson also went 2-for-4 at the plate and drove in a run. Teammate Taylor ring also collected two hits and plated two runs.

Harlie Caster took the loss. She allowed seven hits and four walks while fanning one.

In the first game, Negaunee posted just two hits and made nine errors.

“We played horrible in the field and didn’t support (pitcher) Adena (Anderson) with our bats or our gloves,” Carlson said.

Adena Anderson gave up nine hits and two walks. She fanned five.

Ashley Zanon got the mound triumph. She wound up striking out four and walking two.

Britta Gravold went 3-for-4 with three RBIs for the Knights.

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Patriots, Emeralds split

At National Mine on Wednesday, Hannah Salmi took care of the pitching and Katie Rankinen led the offense as Westwood High School posted a 1-0 victory over the visiting Manistique Emeralds Wednesday in the second game of a doubleheader.

In the opener, the Emeralds posted a 10-1 triumph.

Salmi tossed a two-hitter and fanned four for the Patriots. She didn’t walk a batter.

Rankinen collected two hits and scored the game’s lone run. Sam Beauchamp and Gabby Hebert also had two hits each for the Patriots.

In the first game, Manistique saw Sydney Chartier, Breiann Richey, Sammie Williams and Lindsay Knuth rapped out two hits each.

Amanda Menominee got the mound triumph, striking out five while not walking a batter.

Shana Caliguri and Shae Blewett posted two hits apiece for head coach Libby Nelson’s Patriots.

Information compiled by Senior Sports Writer Craig Remsburg. Email him at cremsburg@miningjournal.net.