Softball: Mountaineers sweep Manistique

Manistique's Emily May, left, runs to second base as Iron Mountain's Jorden Stoner, right, prepares to throw to Saylor Swartout. (Theresa Proudfit/The Daily News)

IRON MOUNTAIN — Offense was abundant for Iron Mountain in a doubleheader sweep over Manistique on Tuesday.

The Mountaineers (12-6) beat Manistique by scores of 10-0 and 19-4.

Iron Mountain had 10 hits in the first game to back Hannah Proudfit’s first pitching win. Jorden Stoner had three hits and an RBI. Emma Thomann and Anna Rittenhouse had two RBIs each.

Proudfit gave up six hits with two walks while striking out one.

Iron Mountain scored three runs each in the first two innings to take control early.

Manistique scored three to lead off the second game before Iron Mountain locked in with a 10-run second inning to reassert control.

The Mountaineers’ 19 runs came on just three hits as Manistique made six errors. Just eight of Iron Mountain’s runs were earned.

Thomann, Rittenhouse and Mackenzie Swanson had Iron Mountain’s hits.

Iron Mountain visits Norway on Thursday.

Game 1

Manistique 000 00 — 0 6 3

Iron Mountain 331 21 — 10 10 4

Game 2

Manistique 310 — 4 4 6

Iron Mountain 3 10 6 — 19 3 2


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