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Little League tourneys

Major softball under way; others to follow

July 3, 2013
The Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN - Area Little League baseball and softball all-star teams begin tournament play this week, with district contests scattered throughout the area.

Norway defeated Kingsford 16-4 and Escanaba downed Gladstone in the Little League major softball tournament Wednesday at Lodal Park. Early holiday deadline prevented publication of game details.

Norway and Iron Mountain North will meet at 5 p.m Friday at Lodal, with the winner to face Gladstone at noon Saturday at Norway's Marion Park.

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Umpire Pete Schultz signals safe as UCT’s Ian Anderson beats the tag of First National Bank catcher Bret Hicks in the Little League major baseball’s Curtis Brackett Tournament final at Marion Park.

Escanaba will play for the title at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Schedules follow:

Age 9-10 pre-district (Larry Barkle Field)

Tuesday, July 9

Schaffer vs. Iron County, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10

Schaffer or Iron County vs. Kingsford, 5 p.m.

Norway vs. Iron Mountain, 8 p.m.

(Winner advances to district final at Escanaba on July 16)

Age 11 District 10 (Larry Barkle Field)

Saturday, July 13

Gladstone vs. Kingsford, 5 p.m.

Norway vs. Iron Mountain, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Winner's contest, 7 p.m.

Monday, July 15

Loser's contest, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

District final, 6 p.m. (if game Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m.)

(Winner hosts sectional July 18)

Age 12 District 10 (Marion Park)

Saturday, July 6

Iron Mountain vs. Iron County, 5 p.m.

Kingsford vs. Norway, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

Winner's contest, 7 p.m.

Monday, July 8

Loser's contest, 6 p.m.

(Winner's of Monday and Tuesday games advance to district final in Gladstone on July 12)

Junior (age 13-14) District 10 (Marion Park)

Saturday, July 13

Norway vs. Kingsford, 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Norway vs. Kingsford

Tuesday, July 16, 2 p.m.

Norway vs. Kingsford, 5:30 p.m. (if needed)

(Winner hosts sectional July 20)

Senior (age 15-16) Sectional at Marion Park

Saturday, July 20

Kingsford vs. District 11, 12 p.m.

Saturday, July 20

Kingsford vs. District 11, 4 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

Kingsford vs. District 11, 2 p.m. (if needed)

(Winner advnaces to Harper Woods on July 24)

Minor softball (age 9-10) at Escanaba

Monday, July 15

Escanaba vs. Kingsford, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

Winner vs. Gladstone, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17

Loser's game, 6 p.m.

Thursday, July 18

0 loss vs. 1 loss, 6 p.m.

Friday, July 19

if needed game, 4 p.m.

(Winner to sectional at Escanaba July 26)

Major softball (age 12 under) at Kingsford's Lodal Park

Monday, July 1

Gladstone 16, Norway 5

Tuesday, July 2

Escanaba 16, Kingsford 0

Gladstone 14, Iron Mountain 4

Wednesday, July 3

Escanaba def. Gladstone

Norway 16, Kingsford 4

Friday, July 5

Norway/Kingsford/Escanaba vs. Iron Mountain/Gladstone, 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 6

One loss vs. Friday loser, 12 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

District final, 12 p.m.

if needed game, 2 p.m.

(Winner to Essexville July 10)

Junior softball (age 13-14) at Escanaba

Friday, July 12

Tri-County vs. Norway, 4 p.m.

Kingsford vs. Escanaba, 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 13

Loser's game, 11 a.m.

Winner's game 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Elimination game, 12 p.m.

District final, 2 p.m.

Monday, July 15

If needed game, 4 p.m.

(Winner hosts sectional July 20)

Senior softball (age 15-16) at Escanaba

Saturday, July 13

Kingsford vs. Norway, 3 p.m.

Iron Mountain vs. Escanaba, 5 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Loser's game, 4 p.m.

Winner's game, 6 p.m.

Monday, July 15

Elimination game, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

District final, 4 p.m.

If need game, 6 p.m.

 
 

 

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