Channing hosting Mid-Pen tourney

CHANNING – Mid-Peninsula American Legion League baseball tournament begins tonight at Channing.

Ishpeming and Hancock will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the opener.

Two games are scheduled for Tuesday – Marquette against the Ishpeming-Hancock winner at 4 p.m.; Kingsford versus the host Railroaders at 6 p.m.

The championship will be decided at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Marquette, 11-1, took regular season honors, followed by Kingsford, 8-4; Channing, 6-4; Hancock, 2-10, and Ishpeming 2-5.

In Legion action at Gladstone Sunday, Gladstone won the first contest, 5-2, and was leading 5-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, before the rain and lightning came, and suspended the rest of the game against Kingsford.

In the first game, Gladstone scored four of its five runs in the second inning.

“We played good defense, but we had a couple mistakes that cost us,” Kingsford head coach Jim Grailer said. “There were a couple fly balls that we should have got to that they scored their runs off of.

“We walked some runners and they took advantage of it. We put a couple guys on with some walks, CHANNING – Mid-Peninsula American Legion League baseball tournament begins tonight at Channing.

Ishpeming and Hancock will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the opener.

Two games are scheduled for Tuesday – Marquette against the Ishpeming-Hancock winner at 4 p.m.; Kingsford versus the host Railroaders at 6 p.m.

The championship will be decided at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Marquette, 11-1, took regular season honors, followed by Kingsford, 8-4; Channing, 6-4; Hancock, 2-10, and Ishpeming 2-5.

In Legion action at Gladstone Sunday, Gladstone won the first contest, 5-2, and was leading 5-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, before the rain and lightning came, and suspended the rest of the game against Kingsford.

In the first game, Gladstone scored four of its five runs in the second inning.

“We played good defense, but we had a couple mistakes that cost us,” Kingsford head coach Jim Grailer said. “There were a couple fly balls that we should have got to that they scored their runs off of.

“We walked some runners and they took advantage of it. We put a couple guys on with some walks,