Sports Snapshots

The Marquette Blues gather on the mound during the championship game of the American Legion baseball Mid-Pen League playoffs against the Negaunee Legion Diamonds at Haley Memorial Field which took place Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Journal photo by Trinity Carey)
The Marquette Blues' Alec Gadzinski drives in a run with a sacrifice fly against the Negaunee Diamonds during the Mid-Pen League American Legion baseball championship game on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Haley Memorial Field in Marquette. (Journal photo by Ryan Stieg)
Negaunee Diamonds third baseman A.J. Suardini fires a throw across the diamond to first base trying to get out an Escanaba Cubs runner in an American Legion baseball Zone 5 tournament game played Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Al Ness Field in Escanaba. (Escanaba Daily Press photo by Mike Mattson)
Penokee Range pitcher Parker Sivula, left, and catcher Eli Routsala, right, attempt to stop Hudson Markham of Portage Lake as he scores on a passed ball during the Little League baseball District 11 tournament championship game at Bernie Rivers Memorial Field in Negaunee on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Journal photo by Ryan Stieg)
Portage Lake's Brody Donnelly waits for a pitch while up to bat against Penokee Range during the Little League baseball District 11 tournament championship game at Bernie Rivers Memorial Field in Negaunee on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Journal photo by Ryan Stieg)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of July 18-26