State Tournament 3rd Place: Colony 14, Chugiak 7

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jun 4, 2022

Koen Leaders went 4-for-4 and Drake Gallagher drove in four runs as Colony doubled up Chugiak 14-7 in the third-place game of the ASAA Division I state tournament at Mulcahy Stadium.

Colony banged out 12 hits and improved to 3-1 against Chugiak all-time at the state tournament dating back to 2009.

Leaders, Colton Haase and Brayden Parrent also had two RBIs for the Knights (12-6).

Colony had four extra-base hits as Nate Wilson, Leaders, Gallagher and Karsen Spradling doubled, and Bryant Marks tripled.

Chugiak got doubles from Andrew Gruszynski, Hunter Rau, Tyler Cage and Landon Luebke.

Cage's RBI single tied the game at 3 in the third inning. Gruszynski, a center fielder, threw out a runner at the plate for the Mustangs (14-9).