Cooper Dost ‘steals’ win for Window Outfitters in Little League’s Minors baseball

ISHPEMING — Cooper Dost doubled home the tying run before stealing home to end the game as Window Outfitters pulled out a 10-9 victory over Gwinn Honor Credit Union in a Minor Division game in Marquette County Little League baseball played the week of June 7-12.

Trailing 9-5 entering the final at-bats of the game, the Outfitters’ Micah Nelson walked and Cooper Thompson bunted for a hit. Evan Cardinal hit a two-run double, while Cooper Chapman singled and scored on Dost’s double.

Dost finished 4 for 4 with a triple and double, while Chapman was 3 for 4 and Thompson 2 for 4.

In another Minor League game, Tino’s downed Gwinn Honor CU No. 2 14-11 as Parker Scott picked up the pitching win and teammates Liam Laitala and Landon Steele each had two hits.

Window Outfitters also got by Marquette Cleveland Cliffs 18-4 as Dost struck out eight in three innings on the mound. Cardinal went 2 for 2 while Thompson and Duke Carlson both were 2 for 3.

And the Outfitters picked up a third win to remain unbeaten with a 15-2 victory over Tino’s. Chapman and Dost each fanned eight as both worked three innings on the hill. Otto Thompson went 3 for 4, Chapman 2 for 2 with four runs scored and Dost had a hit and three runs.

Lux Harris pitched Tino’s to a 16-8 win over Marquette CCI, while VFW edged First Bank 10-9.


Major baseball

Mason Swenor collected the walkoff run-batted-in as Holiday Gas edged the Negaunee Elks 4-3. That made a winner of Holiday pitcher Connor Munson, who K’d seven and allowed just one earned run in three innings.

The Elks’ Max Frustaglio struck out seven in his four innings while allowing two earned runs. Teammates’ Brayden Gleason, who scored three times, and Connor Rajala each went 2 for 3.

Gleason had three hits in the Elks’ 13-2 victory over Marquette First National Bank.


Junior baseball

Guys Place swept all three games played during the week, edging Richardson Jewelers 5-4, doubling up U.P. Rehab 22-11 and blanking Vierling 18-0.

Richardson did get a win in an 18-8 decision over U.P. Rehab.


Major softball

Ava Hares was credited with the pitching victory and she also scored four times as Ishpeming won a slugfest against Teal Lake Living 14-12. Teammate Niila Nurmi was 2 for 3 with three runs.

For TLL, Maijah Speaker hit a home run and scored one other time, while Jillian Symons, Lilia Mason and Mallory Young each were 2 for 3 with two runs apiece.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.


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