Sports Snapshots

Ishpeming’s Carter Krook takes a Portage Lake pitch to the leg during his at bat in the top of the fourth inning in the Little League baseball Majors Division District 11 championship round held in Negaunee on July 12. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Tri-County’s Charles Salo, left, slides safely into third base as Munising’s Carson Constantine looks for the ball during their Little League baseball Minors Division tournament game played July 11 in Escanaba. (Escanaba Daily Press photo by Austin Hemmingson)
Marquette’s Jonas Snapp, right, put the tag on a Penokee Range runner just as he reaches home plate during a Little League Minors baseball tournament game held in South Range on July 22. (Houghton Daily Mining Gazette photo by David Archambeau)
Negaunee rightfielder Tristan Slater falls backwards as he catches a fly ball hit by Ishpeming during their Little League baseball District 11 Majors tournament game played at Bernie Rivers Memorial Field in Negaunee on July 9. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Ishpeming’s Johnny Laurin, left, leads off of second base while Marquette shortstop Drew Dellies awaits a potential pickoff throw attempt in the first inning of their Little League District 11 Juniors championship game at the Ishpeming Ball Field Complex on July 15. (Journal photo by Ryan Spitza)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for this summer’s Little League playoffs