Sports Snapshots

Westwood guard Madelyn Koski, center, gets off a shot amidst three Charlevoix defenders in the fourth quarter of their MHSAA Division 3 regional tournament championship game held in Sault Ste. Marie on March 13. The defenders are, from left, Emma Lemerand, Elise Stuck and Taylor Petrosky. (Scott Church photo)
Westwood junior forward Karlie Patron, right, finds herself trapped between Charlevoix defenders Emma Lemerand, left, and Addie Nagel in their MHSAA Division 3 regional tournament championship game held in Sault Ste. Marie on March 13. (Scott Church photo)
Stephenson’s Autumn Rasner, right, drives on Baraga’s Reide Osterman in their MHSAA Division 4 regional championship game played on March 13 in Kingsford. (Iron Mountain Daily News photo by Burt Angeli)
The Northern Michigan University hockey team salute its fans for the last time in the 2018-19 season after the Wildcats’ overtime loss to the Bowling Green State in the second game of their WCHA playoff series at the Berry Events Center in Marquette on March 16. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Bowling Green State’s Alec Rauhauser, right, plays without a stick while trying to swat the puck away from Northern Michigan University’s Darien Craighead in front of the Wildcat bench in the first period of the opening game in their WCHA playoff series at the Berry Events Center in Marquette on March 15. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 12-16