Buck’s Party Store takes narrow win
Iron Range Women’s Softball League
In Class A, Buck’s Party Store edged UP Off Road & Performance, 11-10. as Debbie Zummak and Shannon Clemo both went 3-for-4. Amber Buckmaster drove in the winning run with a triple.
For the losers, Britney Racine went 4-for-4 with a homer and JoBeth Williams added three hits. Heather Moore chipped in a triple.
Steph Alongo smacked a grand slam to power Jubilee Foods to a 30-20 triumph over Jasper Ridge I. Brenda Thomas, Sue Rice, Amanda Harlock and Kayla Bertucci added homers for the winners.
For Jasper Ridge I, Taylor Watters went 5-for-5 and Alyssa Chapman 4-for-4.
Venice I blasted Sister’s, 21-6, as Niki Pfleuger (five) and Mick Roberts (four) combined for nine hits. Nikki Whitford added an over-the-fence round tripper.
For Sister’s, Jaylyn Martin racked up four hits and Sandie Whitford three.
Rookie’s Too/Quality Car Care turned back Crossfit 906, 17-14, behind three hots apiece by Brandie Petrocik and Connie Kontio. Lizzy Dauphinais-VanBuren and Kim Koski both belted over-the-fence home runs for Crossfit 906
Megan Reilly posted an over-the-fence homer among her six hits as UP Home Health crushed Martins Sports Apparel I, 41-5. Mary Halonen hit a homer for the losers.
In Class B, Dave’s Collision ripped Signs Unlimited, 17-3, as Jamee Gobert counted a homer among her five hits and Christina Spitz went 3-for-4 with a homer and a triple.
Bethy Finnila collected two hits for Signs Unlimited.
Lindsey Thompson and Christy Gaboury homered as Jack’s TeePee dropped Jasper Ridge II, 16-12.
Fox Negaunee nipped Hickey’s, 12-11, behind a homer and a triple by Toni Enrietti. Nichi Sundberg belted a triple for Hickey’s.
Cassy Sanberg, Jess Syrjala (homer) and Julie Boule’ all went 5-for-5 as Cliffs Natural Resources blasted Red Rock Lanes, 24-9. Nikki Shultz chipped in a circuit clout.
Jordan Wixtrom hit a homer for Red Rock Lanes.
Pasquali’s defeated Paradise, 19-10. Kara Havel knocked in five runs and Nicki Frisk four to lead the way, with both posting two hits.
In Class C, Katy Trudgeon, Krystal Foster and Jenni Quayle backed winning pitcher Kathy Gischia with homers as Palomaki Family Chiropractic handled Xccelerated Fitness, 14-1.
Eastwood got two doubles and three RBIs from Ellen Sundberg in a 15-10 triumph over Rookie’s. Krista Squiers hit a homer and Abby Walimaa a triple for the vanquished.
Wooden Nickel beat Willey’s Tire Shop, 11-4, as Danielle Hardy belted a home run and winning pitcher Lisa Plis struck out five. For Willey’s, Theresa Mager hit a triple and Bethany Larson contributed two hits.
Michelle Gray went 4-for-4 (homer) and so did Dana Rivord (double) to spark Chapper’s to a 24-17 triumph over UP Fabricating. Veronica Slone went 3-for-4 with a triple.
For UP Fabricating, Val Prusi (home run) and Lynn Laakso (triple, double) both recorded three hits.
Martins Sports Apparel II got home runs from Rachel Nicholas and Chelsea Belanger in a 15-12 win over Creative Industries. Jess Juchemich belted a triple for the losers.
The Eagles bounced Venice II, 19-9, behind a 4-for-4 plate performance by Amber Nault. Ecko Popps contributed two hits, including a homer.
Venice II got a 3-for-3 plate performance from Jean Frederickson and two hits – including a grand slam – from Mara Mendoza.