Bulldogs earn Copper Softball Classic title

Provided photo Members of the Hancock softball team pose with the Copper Softball trophy at the Hancock Driving Park.

The Hancock Bulldogs swept the Calumet Copper Kings 8-4 and 5-4 in West Pac action Monday night at Hancock Driving Park. The games also served as the annual Copper Softball Classic which a wards a trophy to the two-game, total-runs winner.

HCH won the trophy this year by a score of 13-8.

In game one, D’Andra Kero went 3-4 including her first career homerun.Emma Almquist added two doubles for Hancock. Delaney Heinonen was the winning pitcher, giving up 3 earned runs, 3 hits and recorded 9 strike outs. Ellie Djerf scored two runs for the Copper Kings.

In game two, Maddie Johnson had a homerun, while Payton Dube and Sophie Heinonen had rbi doubles to help the Bulldogs come back form a 4-0 deficit to win 5-4.

Delaney Heinonen was the winning pitcher for Hancock giving up 3 earned runs, 6 hits and recorded 10 strike outs. Emma Perrala hit a two-run home run for the Copper Kings.

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