State Tournament Game 6: South 11, Chugiak 1

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Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 22, 2022

State Tournament
Game 6 of 15
South 11, Chugiak 1

Skyler Sugita set the table and Ben Neuberger cleared it as South Post 4 cleaned up with an 11-1 win over Chugiak Post 33 on Day 2 of the Alaska Legion State Tournament at Mulcahy Stadium.

Sugita, the leadoff man, went 3-for-4 with an RBI and four runs scored. Neuberger, the two-hole hitter, went 3-for-4 with a run and four RBIs.

Together, they set the tone for the Wolverines, who improved their winning streak to seven games.

Starter Luke Ivanoff was in complete control, throwing 1-2-3 frames in the first and third innings, and carrying a shutout into the fourth inning.

In the third inning, Kaden Bevegni's bases-loaded walk gave South a 1-0 lead and Isaac Johnson's two-run single made it 3-0. 

The next inning the Wolverines pushed their lead to 5-0 on Neuberger's two-run single.

Chugiak struck for its lone run in the fourth inning after Hunter Rau reached and came home on Michael Boudreau's two-out RBI triple down the right-field line.

In the fifth, Ivanoff tripled and scored and Sugita added a two-run single that opened the flood gates.

South (24-7, 2-0 in Pool)
Ben Neuberger 3-4 4RBI
Skyler Sugita 3-4 4R RBI
Kaden Bevegni 1-2 2RBI
Issac Johnson 1-4 2RBI
Luke Ivanoff 4.1IP 1H 4K 1-2  3B

Chugiak (16-14, 0-2 in Pool)
Michael Boudreau 1-2 3B RBI
Hunter Rau 1-1 R
Gabe Gruszynski 1-2