Terri Todd and Natalie Prophet lead teams to single-point wins in Iron Range women’s softball league action | News, Sports, Jobs


ISHPEMING — Terri Todd hit a Grand Slam homer and Katy Trudgeon also homered to lead Palomaki Family Chiropractic to a narrow 18-17 win over UP Fabricating in Class B of the Iron Range Women’s Softball League on Wednesday.

Rachael Mager of UP Fabricating also homered.

In another one-turn game “B”, Natalie Prophet hit four triples and hit eight-pointers to help Martin Sports earn a wild 28-27 triumph over Quality Car Care.

Prophet’s teammate Hannah Messing hit a grand slam, while Kim Koski hit a “usual” Homer.

For QCC, Joanna Small hit a trio of doubles while collecting four RBIs while Amy Young was 3 for 4 with a triple.

Mackenzie Richards went 3-for-3, Abby Koski hit a pair of doubles and Kylie Tobias tripled to lead Paradise Bar to an 11-9 victory over Venice-Hickey, whose Caylie Gray, Deanna Makela and Becky Lee all tripled.

Amber Tuominen went perfect 5-on-5 with a brace to lead Pineshears to a 26-15 win over Willey’s Tire Shop. Winners Toni Tikkanen, who also tripled, and Tia Mattila were each 4 for 6 with two doubles.

Krystal Heikkinen homered for Willey’s.

Signs Unlimited were credited with a strong defense in a 12-6 victory over Globe Printing, which Diana Bazinette was 3 for 5.

In Class A, Ashley Maki went 4-for-4 with a triple to help Heritage Glove Repair knock Tino down 27-1.

Maki’s teammates Jenna Wealton and Katie Rankinen were both 3-for-4, while Tino’s Taryn Myers was 2-for-2 with a homer.

Also in “A,” Sydney Wickstrom, Melanee Maddock and Jamee Gobert each homered to help Dave’s Collision earn an 18-10 triumph over Pasquali, whose Jordan Fitzpatrick hat-tricked.

Jackie “Big Jack” Skradski homered to give Buck’s Party Store a 14-6 victory over River Rock, which Kelsi Gustafson went 3 for 4.

906 Sports Bar defeated Jack’s Teepee 9-4 despite Jack’s Cheryl Kuzak getting a triple and a double.

A team effort by all was credited in Screened Image-Venice 2’s 21-10 win over Jasper Ridge Brewery.

And in a makeup match between two unbeaten, Screened Image-Venice 2 maintained their grip on the top of the division with an 18-11 win over Buck’s Party Store.

For SI-V2, Emilee Rowe and Teri Tammelin were noted for their good shots, while Buck’s Deb Zummak went 4 for 4 and Nikki Schultz 3 for 4.

Information compiled by Journal Sports editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is [email protected]



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