U.P. Home Health soars in Iron Range Class A
Iron Range Women’s Softball League
In Class A competition, UP Home Health got four hits from Katie Erspamer and three from Emily Hallum – including a homer – in a 13-7 win over Jasper Ridge I.
Kayla Holmes collected three hits for Jasper Ridge.
Sandi Whitford and Jesse Rosten each belted home runs, and teammates Leah Dompierre and Kelly Hebert both added three hits, to power Sister’s to an 11-5 triumph over Martin Sports Apparel.
Mary Halonen (triple) and Maria Honkala recorded three hits apiece for Martin.
Buck’s Party Store thumped Venice I, 29-3, behind four hits apiece from Jamie Cory, Niki Christensen (homer) and Abbie Watters.
For Venice I, Amy Steele posted two hits and Chelsie Wealton hit a round tripper.
Meagan Petros and Holly Letson both went 3-for-4 as UP Off Road & Performance dumped Rookie’s Too/Quality Car Care, 17-7. Lori Marshall (four) and Doni Hernandez (three) combined for seven safeties for the losers.
Jubilee Foods crushed Crossfit 906, 26-9. No details were available.
In Class B, Pasquali’s edged Jack’s TeePee, 12-11, as Kara Havel slammed a homer and Shayna Orlich added two doubles.
For Jack’s, Lindsey Thompson belted two homers and a double.
Heide Verville went 5-for-5 and Karie Rankinen chipped in a circuit clout as Fox Negaunee outlasted Cliffs Natural Resources, 23-22. Randy Boule’ and Julie Boule’ homered for Cliffs.
Signs Unlimited trimmed Paradise, 18-17, behind four hits apiece by Sandy Carlson and Jess Koski. For Paradise, Sara Martin went 4-for-4 with a homer.
Kris LaForge went 5-for-5 with two doubles and Rose Sunne slammed a three-run triple to spark Red Rock Lanes to a 32-18 victory overt Jasper Ridge II.
Tera Bell slapped out three hits and Tanya Ruokolainen hit a home run for Jasper II.
Hickey’s stopped Dave’s Collision,18-9, as Jen Laurila (triple) and Nichi Sundberg both rapped out four hits. Christina Spitz totaled three hits for Dave’s.
In Class C action, UP Fabricating bounced Creative Industries, 21-5, behind a grand slam and another homer by Val Prusi.
Carley Rhode went 3-for-3 and knocked in three runs for the losers. Jesica Juchemich added two hits.
Lana Tredeau collected three hits and Kaitlyn Kachmarsky two as Rookie’s turned back Palomaki Family Chiropractic, 14-3. Katie Trudgeon had two hits for Palomaki.
Chapper’s blanked Venice II, 20-0, as Veronica Slone (double, triple, home run), Christine Larson (three doubles) and Michelle Gray (triple) all posted three hits. Taylor Gray added a double and a homer.
Ellen Sundberg homered and tripled, and Lisa Bressette hit a homer, as Eastwood defeated Willey’s Tire Shop. 13-7. Terri Zaleski (three) and Beth Larson (two) combined for five hits for Willey’s.
The Eagles toppled Wooden Nickel, 8-3, as Ecko Popps with three hits, and Macailly Carlson with a double and a triple, backed winning pitcher Sue Bazinette.
Danielle Hardy and Kathy Zyble turned in two hits each for Wooden Nickel.
Taryn Moyle went 5-for-5 (homer, two triples) and Sarah Massie 4-for-5 (two homers and a double) as Martin Sports Apparel 2 stomped Xccelerated Fitness, 33-1.
Lauren Veale had two hits for the losers.
Information compiled by Senior Sports Writer Craig Remsburg. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.