Kingsford Klassic champs

U.P. Fuzion U16 softball team took first place in the Kingsford Klassic tournament. The Fuzion, in their opening tournament of the year, went undefeated with pool play wins over Niagara (11-1), Portage Lake (14-0) and Kingsford (11-6). Shelby Brunette’s two-run home run helped the Fuzion down Kingsford, 17-6, in the championship game. Molly Wahoviak and Mariah Clement shared pitching duties. U.P. Fuzion team is made up of players from Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Florence and North Dickinson. Team members, front row, from left: Paige Fortner, Sara Borvan, Mariah Clement, Cassie Gustafson and Sam Maycunich. Back row: Coach David Hakamaki, Caitlin Johnson, Shelby Brunette, Kim Pekarek, Sabrina Wickman, Sydney Wickman, Lara Hakamaki, Molly Wahoviak and Coach Steve Clement. Not pictured is Liz Charlevoix.