Chugiak, South face off Monday in what could decide CIC title
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 22, 2016
Both teams have already qualified for the state tournament, but there’s the business of a Cook Inlet Conference championship to sort out.
First-place Chugiak [8-1] plays second-place South [7-2] on Monday night at 7 p.m. at Mulcahy Stadium.
A Chugiak victory would give the Mustangs the title outright.
But if South wins the teams would be tied at 8-2 and force an if-necessary game Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Mulcahy Stadium.
The conference champion receives the CIC’s No. 1 at the ASAA State Tournament, June 2-3-4 in Anchorage.
The runnerup gets the No. 2 seed.
Chugiak beat South 2-0 on May 14 in their only meeting this year.
The other three leagues - the Mid Alaska, Southcentral and Southeast - have conference tournaments this week that will decide which two teams will punch their ticket to state.
This story was written by Van Williams, a freelance writer in Anchorage and the ALB Media Director.