Martin Ks 11 as Ohio snaps Chugiak 16-game win streak
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 10, 2015
Team Avenue [CA] 6, Service 1
Jonathan Sloan pitched a 5-hitter with his arm and drove in a run with his bat.
Sloan stuck out seven and threw six shutout innings after falling behind 1-0 in the first inning.
Pierre Martinez had two hits and two RBIs, and Trevor Wever had an RBI for Team Avenue Academy.
Service's Nick Hall and Hunter Johnson each colleced two hits, and Johnson drove in his team's lone run.
South 4, Service 3
Austin Weller scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning to deliver a walk-off win.
Weller walked, moved to second on a sac bunt and went to third on a single before scoring the winning run.
Tommy Koloski and Max Costello each drove in runs for South.
Service trailed 3-0 all game before tying the run in the top of the seventh, thanks to a three-run triple from Raleigh Pigg.
Napoleon [OH] 7, Chugiak 2
Bailey Martin fanned 11 and was masterful over his seven innings of work on the mound, snapping Chugiak's 16-game winning streak.
He allowed only two hits and a pair of unearned runs in the first inning. He yielded only one hit after the first inning.
Tyler Weaver and Brice Rankin each had two RBIs and Nate Rau and Jimmy Bauer each had one.
Weaver, Rau and Rankin also banged out the games only extra-base hits.
Napoleon is now 7-2 in Alaska this summer.
Castroville [TX] 14, Eagle River 3
Wesley Moss didn't start the game, but he ended up making the biggest difference.
The speedy outfielder went 4-for-4 and had 4 RBIs and scored three times. He headlined a 12-hit attack as the Cannons improved to 9-0 on their Alaska road trip.
Trestan Pool, Robert Lopez, Frank Bosmans, Heath Clary, Ethan Valdez and Noe Garza each drove in a run.
Each team had a player [Valdez, Pete Kott] who stole home outright.
Eagle River's Caleb Garcia tripled and scored.
Dimond 10, Team Avenue Academy [CA] 6
Kyle Bremont and Stephen Jacobs each drove in two runs as Dimond clinched a semifinal spot.
Jacobs doubled, giving him three in two games. Preston Micheletto, Noah Alexander and Jacobs collected two hits apiece.
Dimond pitchers Joe Fitka, Billy Orth and Lucas Thorp limited Team Avenue to six hits. The Aces started slowly but finished fast, scoring four runs in their final at-bat.
Nate mcGill had two hits and two RBIs for Team Avenue. Tyler Sovig drove in a run and Jullian Vasquez scored twice.
Dimond became just the second Alaska team to win a game against Outside competition during the 2015 Alaska Airlines Tournament Tour in Wasilla, Kenai and Anchorage.
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This story was written by Van Williams, a freelance writer in Anchorage and the ALB Media Director.