LAKE LINDEN - Portage Lake earned a sweep of the Interleague Championship series in Minor (age 9-10) softball Thursday, defeating Keweenaw 19-14 at the Boneyard in Lake Linden.
Keweenaw took the early lead with three runs in the first inning, but PL got hits from Daitlyn Markham and D'Andra Kero and a walk from Abby Brooks in the second inning to take control.
In the third, Portage Lake got hits from Peyton Dube, Marissa Nordstrom and Kero for five more runs, but Keweenaw responded with six two-out runs in the fourth.
Portage Lake tacked on three more runs in the sixth and held Keweenaw to complete the win.
Brooke Heinonen was the winning pitcher for Portage Lake. McKenzie LePage pitched for Keweenaw.