Service, Columbia [TN] win pool play at Bill Miller Wood Bat
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 8, 2014
Both Alaska teams more than held their own during the first day of the Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat Tournament in Kenai.
Service Post 28 won a game and tied another while Kenai Post 20 won a game during American Legion action.
Service beat the Strathmore Reds of Alberta, Canada, 2-1 after tying Team Avenue of California 4-4 earlier in the day. Service won the tiebreaker to be awarded the victory in the tournament standings.
Kenai beat Colchester, Vermont, 8-0.
Columbia Post 19 from Tennessee swept both of its games today, beating Vermont 3-2 and Kenai 11-2.
The Canadians opened the day with a 6-1 win over Team Avenue.
The Bill Miller Wood Bat Tournament continues Wednesday with three games:
9 AM Colchester [VT] vs. Team Avenue [CA]
12 PM Service vs. Kenai
3 PM Strathmore [CAN] vs. Columbia [TN]
The tournament concludes Thursday with three games, including a noon championship game between the winners of tomorrow's 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. semifinals.
This story was written by Van Williams, a freelance writer in Anchorage and the ALB Media Director.