CIC League Day 4: Chugiak, Eagle River, South sit on top

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 7, 2022

Eagle River 15, Bartlett 0
Senior slugger Noah Lower went 2-for-3 with a double and racked up his 75th career RBI as the Wolves won big at Bartlett High School.

Lower was one of five Eagle River players to drive in at least two runs. Connor Johnson collected four RBIs with a 2-for-3 effort.

Josh Thompson, Landon Hudson and Karson Kolberg each had two RBIs in the 13-hit attack.

Thompson also pitched all three innings, allowing two walks and no hits.

Eagle River (8-1, 2-0 CIC) won the first game of the doubleheader 15-4 in a non-league affair against Bartlett (5-5, 0-2 CIC).

Chugiak 7, Service 0
Jayden Steckel pitched 5.1 innings and combined with reliever Landon Luebke on a 3-hit shutout at Mulcahy Stadium.

Steckel allowed three hits and three walks while striking out three. As the No. 3 hitter, he scored a run and also had an RBI.

Luebke recorded the final 1.2 innings and drove in a run with a sac fly.

Tyler Cage had two RBIs, Andrew Gruszynski went 2-for-4 and Fisher Sims scored twice for Chugiak (6-3, 2-0 CIC). 

Jake Rafferty, Coen Niclai and Landon Martindale had base hits for Service (6-4, 0-2 CIC), which won the first game of the doubleheader with a 9-6 non-league victory.

South 15, Dimond 0
Kaden Bevegni had five of his team's 11 RBIs - including four in the Wolverines' 12-run first inning at Mulcahy Stadium.

The No. 3 hitter had an RBI groundout and three-run, bases-clearing double to the gap in right center as South sent 17 batters to the plate and faced three Dimond pitchers.

Oliver Brown, Curtis Hebert, Ben Neuberger, Gavin Partch and Luke Ivanoff also had RBIs for South (11-0, 2-0 CIC).

Ivanoff had a pinch-hit two-bagger to the left center gap. Bevegni, Curtis Hebert, Ben Neuberger and Partch strung together four hits in five South plate appearances for the finishing touches of the big first frame.

Isaac Johnson gave up one hit and two walks while striking out five batters in three innings of work.

Dimond's Logan Smith had the lone base knock for the Lynx (1-6, 0-2 CIC).

West 13, East 2

Caden Greenlaugh and Cyrus Clendaniel combined for seven RBIs and the Eagles flew away with their first CIC league win at Bartlett High School.

The game was tied 1-1 through the first four innings before the West bats woke up, plating a dozen runs over the final three frames.

West starter Michael Tillman threw a 3-hit gem with 14 strikeouts in seven innings.

Greenhalgh went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs. Clendaniel was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a pair of runs.

Orion Halliburton was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs for West (3-8, 1-1 CIC), which also claimed the nightcap to sweep the doubleheader.

Willy Nunez went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI. He also pitched 1.1 innings for East (3-6, 1-1 CIC).