Marquette County Mavericks roll to mercy-rule victory over CBCH

Negaunee, Channing also earn wins in Superiorland action

GWINN — The Marquette County Mavericks put on an offensive show Monday night during their Superiorland baseball game.

The Mavs led from start to finish as they mercy-ruled Coldwell Banker Craig Heinonen 12-1 at Forsyth Township Ball Field.

MC got on the board with two runs in the top of the first thanks to Steve Hintsala’s sacrifice fly.

The Mavs added two more runs in the third on a double by James Larsen II and MC led 4-0.

CBCH got a run back in its half of the third when Paul Storm scored on a Kyle Storm single, but the Mavericks wouldn’t be denied.

MC picked up three more runs in the fourth and then broke the game open with five in the sixth.

There were multiple hits in the game for the Mavs and Spencer Larson scored two runs. Steve Daavettila had two hits and a walk for CBCH.

Dave Speaker Jr. started the game on the mound for MC and threw three innings to notch the win. Hintsala then pitched the last three innings for the Mavs.

In other Superiorland action, the Negaunee Blasters topped Jill Leonard State Farm 8-1 in Negaunee. Julian Hornbeck earned the victory for the Blasters and also was the offensive star as he went 4 for 5 with five RBI. Shane Johnston was dealt the loss for JLSF, but he also drove in his team’s only run as his RBI double brought home baserunner Zac Sorelle from first base.

The other remaining game involved the Channing Railroaders defeated Blagec Heating 3-2 in Channing. The Railroaders scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth and Kyle Sexton earned the victory on the hill.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Writer Ryan Stieg. His email address is rstieg@miningjournal.net.