Redettes sweep Miners in softball season opener

MARQUETTE — The Redettes softball team opened the season with a bang, knocking off the Negaunee Miners in a double-header Wednesday afternoon at Lions Park.

Both games finished in a 10-0 final score, with game one ending in the fifth inning and game two ending in the sixth inning. Autumn Isip was 7 for 7 on the night with six RBIs. Chelsea Wiggins went 5 for 7 with two doubles, two triples and five RBIs.

The Marquette baseball team had a tough luck loss down in Escanaba, 3-2 the final score. The Eskymos were down to their final pitch in the bottom of the seventh, until Justin Popelka singled in Hunter LaMarch to score the game-winning run. Here are highlights and other scores from across the Upper Peninsula:

G1 Marquette JV 4 Bark River-Harris 5
G2 Marquette JV 12 Bark River-Harris 13

Marquette 1 Kingsford 2