CIC League Finale: Johnson's homer highlights ER win

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 21, 2022

Eagle River 11, West 1
Connor Johnson hit a big fly and Landon Hudson finished with four RBIs as Eagle River won by mercy rule in five innings at Mulcahy Stadium.

Johnson ripped a solo home run in the third inning to push his team's lead to 5-1.

Hudson, the No. 9 hitter, doubled in a pair of runs in the second inning and added an two-run single in the fifth inning.

Starter Karson Kolberg and reliever Josh Thompson combined for eight strikeouts for Eagle River (14-3, 6-1 CIC).

Kolberg also drove in two runs, as did Liam Lierman, who also scored twice.

West's Beckett Stolp went 2-for-2 with a walk and Gabe Caternicchio drove in a run for the second straight game.

The Eagles (4-15, 2-5 CIC) also turned a 5-4-3 double play in the fourth inning.

Today's CIC Schedule
At Mulcahy Stadium
4pm Bartlett vs. South
7pm East vs. Chugiak