Portagers take two

LAKE LEELANAU — The Onekama softball team swept a doubleheader against Lake Leelanau St. Mary on Thursday.

The Portagers (4-1) took the opener 11-3 and the nightcap 8-2 while racking up 25 hits in the series.

“We got strong leadership out of our seniors again,” said Onekama coach Rob Johnson. “We played good defense and obviously we hit the ball well.”

Elizabeth Bergren got both wins for the Portagers.

In the opener, Nicki Slater had a pair of doubles while Elizabeth Bergren and Emily Bergren both went 3-for-5.

Elizabeth Bergren went 4-for-4 in the second game while Emily Bergren had a pair of hits.

Onekama turned a pair of double plays in the nightcap, including one to end the game.

Manistee News Advocate Staff Report -April 19, 2012

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