Inland Lakes Fends off Rogers City for Semifinal Berth

TRAVERSE CITY – The fifth-ranked Inland Lakes softball team held off a late rally by No. 6 Rogers City to claim an 8-7 victory in a Division 4 quarterfinal at Traverse City St. Francis on Tuesday.

The Bulldogs secured a 3-0 lead after three innings and tacked on five more runs in the fifth for an 8-0 lead before the Hurons rallied for six runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Inland Lakes will next face Holton in a state semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Holton upset top-ranked Coleman, 6-3, on Tuesday.