Todd Ryan Memorial Tournament begins in Wasilla

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Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Jul 2, 2022

The Todd Ryan Memorial Tournament got started at McManus Field in Wasilla with three games.

In the first game, the Buffalo Post 270 Cobras of Minnesota rallied to beat the Palmer Post 15 Pioneers in an 11-9 slugfest.

Buffalo scored four runs in the sixth inning to take the lead for the first time.

Justin Johnson and Evan Soeffker each went 3-for-4 and hit home runs. They also combined for five RBIs.

Eric Johnson had a base hit, an RBI and scored three runs for the Cobras (9-8).

Palmer’s Bryant Marks doubled, tripled and had two RBIs.

Landon Guggenmos and Brayden Parrent each had two base hits, including a double, and combined for three RBIs for the Pioneers.

In the second game, the Napoleon Post 300 River Bandits of Ohio beat up Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors by a 23-0 score.

Napoleon’s pitching staff extended its scoreless streak to 28 games dating back to tournaments in Anchorage and Kenai.

Luke Krouse went 3-for-3 with five RBIs for the Bandits (26-3).

Tylor Yahraus and Abram Delano each had two hits and three RBIs.

In the third game, Palmer defeated Wasilla 12-7 in Valley grudge match.

The Pioneers plated seven runs in the first inning and never looked back.

Koen Leaders went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and Marks reached base three times and scored twice.

Malachi Mukaabya had an RBI double for Palmer (10-7).

For Wasilla, Colton Haase had two RBIs and two runs scored. Karsen Spradling went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.

Alex Bond batted 2-for-3 with a double and RBI for the Road Warriors (9-8).

Todd Ryan Memorial Tournament @ Wasilla

Sunday’s Games

McManus Field, Wasilla

Napoleon (OH) vs. Palmer 12:00pm NL

Napoleon (OH) vs. Buffalo (MN) 3:00pm NL

Buffalo (MN) vs. Wasilla 6:00pm NL