Round 7: Playoff teams West, Chugiak, South, Service win
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 14, 2018
Service 19, East 5
Chris Duke went 4-for-4 with eight RBIs to lead the Cougars to a five=inning win at Mulcahy Stadium and their most runs against the T-birds in the 26-year history of the series.
Nathan Cole drove in four runs and scored four times. Carsen Sandau scored three times.
Service starter Jaren Childs got the win.
East’s Ricky Gatter 2-for-2 with a triple, run and stolen base. Hunter Deley had 2 RBIs and Zack Barnhart had an RBI and two stolen bases.
These teams have met 44 times since 1992, with each side winning 22 times.
Service 450 28 - 19 9
East 000 41 - 5 5 1
Service - Childs, Stiles (3), Malagodi (4), Cole (5) and Malagodi, Sandau (4). East - Solberg, Carle (2), John (2), Barnhart (5), Webster (5), Neely (5) and Dunham. W - Childs. L - Solberg. 2B - Duke (S). 3B - Gatter (E). HR - None.
South 23, Bartlett 1
The Wolverines banged out eight extra-base hits en route to a runaway victory over the Golden Bears at Bartlett High School in a win that clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Cook Inlet Conference playoff round.
Jacob Woodall collected two doubles, three hits and five RBIs. Brody Jessee doubled twice and drove in four RBIs. Terren Sugina doubled, tripled and had four RBIs.
Chase Subitch was winning pitcher for South, which has won 16 straight games in the series dating back to 2005.
Bartlett’s Blake Bacho and Julian Cepeda had base hits and Cepeda scored his team's lone run.
South 694 04 - 23 19 0
Bartlett 000 01 - 1 2 3
South - Subitch, Mohl (3), Maioriello (5) and Costello, Griffin (5). Bartlett - Byrd, Bishop (2) and Cepeda, McCart (4). W - Subitch. L - Byrd. 2B - Subitch (S), Jessee 2 (S), Sugita (S), Woodall 2 (S). 3B - Lincoln (S), Sugita (S). HR - None.
West 11, Eagle River 1
Luke Langnes ripped three doubles and drove in two runs and starting pitcher Leland Wilson picked up his third league win as the Eagles cruised to a mercy rule win in six innings at Mulcahy Stadium.
Wilson struck out nine batters and allowed just two hits. The only run was unearned.
The sophomore southpaw has 34 strikeouts in 18 innings this season.
Chris Crespo went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs. Shawn Jones, Luis Nunez and Thomas Zettler also drove in runs.
Brendan Miles drove in his team's lone run - the second straight game he's done that. Last game it provided a 1-0 walkoff win.
In one of the more compeitive CIC series, Eagle River leads 12-9 since 2007.
Eagle River 000 010 - 1 2 2
West 002 153 - 11 6 1
Eagle River - Retzlaff, Bodine (4), Miles (5) and Fredrick. West - Wilson and Langnes. W - Wilson. L - Retzlaff. 2B - Langnes 3 (W). 3B - None. HR - None.
Chugiak 14, Dimond 3
Justin Rocco Nevells went 4-for-5 to highlight a 10-hit attack as the Mustangs pulled away for a mercy rule win in six innings at Bartlett High School.
Mason Peace, Christian Cambridge and Austin Bull each had two RBIs.
Christian Cambridge's 2-run triple put Chugiak ahead for good at 4-3 in the third inning.
Chugiak pitchers Bill Smith and Samuel Hall combined to pitch four shutout innings to end the game.
Dimond's Quinn Bates-Janigo drove in a run and Sean Carey, Kaden Roettgher and Jack Dolan scored runs. Roettger was his team's most effective pitcher with 2.1 innings of one-run relief.
Since 1992, Chugiak and Dimond have played each other 52 times with each side winning 26 times.
Dimond 210 000 - 3 4 1
Chugiak 016 106 - 14 10 1
Dimond - Andresen, Roettger (3), Coplin (6), Maisey (6), Carey (6) and Dolan. Chugiak - Smith, Hall (5) and Costanios. W - Smith. L - Andresen. 2B - Roettger (D), Frizelle (C), J. Nevells (C). 3B - Cambridge (C). HR - None.