NEGAUNEE - Play resumes tonight in the 17th annual Negaunee Alumni Softball Tournament at LaCombe Field.
Games begin at 6 p.m. followed by a home run derby at 8 p.m.
On Tuesday, three teams advanced to the quarterfinals before the tourney took Wednesday off.
In the first game, the Class of 2012 held off the Class of 2001, 8-4. David Terzaghi took the mound win, while teammates Jake Dorie, Lucas Christianson and Derek Hicks recorded two hits apiece. Losing pitcher Wayne Johnson, Jesse Roston and John Makinen all went 3-for-3 for 2001.
The Class of 1997 used a seven-run fifth inning to get past the Class of 2007, 11-8.
Matt Prusi shouldered the loss while teammate Tim King went 3-for-3. Winning pitcher Justin Robar went 3-for-3 with two home runs. Jeff Niemi also went 3-for-3 for the winners.
The classes of 1973-74-75 posted seven runs in the fourth inning to beat the Class of 1983, 9-5. Winning hurler Steve Wills went 3-for-3 at the plate, while teammates Steve Ayotte (2-for-2 with a homer) and Terry Hill (2-for-2) helped the offense. Greg Loukkala took the mound defeat. Iver Carlson went 3-for-3 for the losers.
Monday, three teams also made the tourney quarterfinals.
The defending champion Class of 1988 downed the Class of 1990, 8-5, behind winning pitcher Steve Gladwell, who went 3-for-3 at the plate.
Nichole Asgaard and Sara Rasanen scored runs for 1990 in a rally that came up short.
Ray Champion hit a game-win in g singles that knocked in teammate Dave Makela as the Class of 1987 rallied for an 8-7 triumph over the Class of 1991.
Zeke Nelson scored twice for 1991, which led 7-1 at one point.
Also, the Class of 2004 whipped the Class of 2003, 12-4, in five innings.
Winning pitcher Dan Champion pitched thee scoreless innings until Jeff Clark hit a two-run home run.
Tournament coordinator Jake Skewis belted a two-run homer for the victors.