Matson Invitational: Ketchikan holds off Juneau 12-11

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Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 25, 2022

Matson Invitational
Semifinal: Ketchikan 12, Juneau 11

Terik Brown closed the door with three innings of relief to help Ketchikan Post 3 beat Southeast rival Juneau Post 25 in a 12-11 extra-inning slugest in the semifinals of the Matson Invitational at Mulcahy Stadium.

Brown also scored three runs, stole four bases, had two base hits and an RBI.

Thomas Kroscavage drove in four runs and Hayden Trudeau knocked in three as Ketchikan (8-16) advanced to Tuesday's championship game against top-seeded Wasilla (11-13).

Ketchikan led 6-0 in the fourth inning and outscored Juneau 4-3 in a wild eighth inning that used the international tiebreaker where each team started the inning with a runner on second base..

Juneau's Oliver Mendoza set a tournament record with a 5-for-5 performance at the plate. He also scored three runs and had two RBIs.

Juneau ended the season 15-13.

Ketchikan (8-16)
Thomas Kroscavage 1-2 3RBI 5IP
Terik Brown 3IP 1-2 2RBI 4SB 3R
Hayden Trudeau 1-2 3RBI
Bubba Williams 2-4 RBI

Juneau (15-13)
Oliver Mendoza 5-5 2RBI
Kasen Ludeman  2-4 2R RBI
Landon Simonson 2-3 3RBI
Olin Rawson 1-4 2R RBI