Legion A: South Black wins state championship

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Aug 5, 2018

Oliver Brown pitched a 2-hit complete-game shutout as South Black beat South Gold 9-0 in a battle between Post 4 Legion A squads in the title game of the Alaska Airlines Junior Legion State Tournament at Bartlett High School.

 

Brown retired eight of the first nine batters he faced to get off to a good start he carried through to the end. He struck out four of the final five hitters.

 

He struck out nine and walked just one.

 

South Black won all three tournaments during the Alliance’s Legion A tournament tour, beating South Gold in all three title games.

 

Kellen Curtis went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored. Hayden Bragg drove in a run and scored twice.

 

Other South Black players to drive in a run included Brown, Maddux Soland, AJ Sawicki and Reece Ivanoff.

 

South Gold’s Blair Coomer and Luke Wilkins each banged out base hits. Pitchers Josh McGovern and Payden Subitch combined to leave 10 baserunners stranded on base.

 

South Black 131 001 3 - 9 9 1

South Gold 000 000 0 - 0 2 3

Black - Brown and Maltby. Gold - McGovern, Subitch (5) and Lyzowski. 2B - None. 3B - None. HR - None.