Round 3: Pitching leads West, Dimond, South, Chugiak
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 5, 2018
Chugiak 5, Eagle River 1
Pitchers Ian Frizelle and Justin Nevells limited the Wolves to three hits and benefited from a late explosion from the offense to lead the Mustangs at Mulcahy Stadium.
Seven different Chugiak players got hits, five drove in runs and five scored runs - Brian Wing did all three.
Mason Pearce, DJ Davis, Nevells and Sam Hall also had RBIs for Chugiak.
Eagle River's Sterling Retzlaff went 2-for-3 and drove in Abel Davis with his team's only run. Starter Daniel Bodine didn't pitch poorly in the tough-luck loss, giving up five hits and no walks over five innings.
Chugiak leads the series 13-2 since 2007
Eagle River 000 010 0 - 1 3 1
Chugiak 000 212 x - 5 7 0
Eagle River - Bodine, Linn (6) and McGraw. Chugiak - Frizelle, J. Nevells (6) and Costanios. W - Frizelle. L - Bodine. Sv - J. Nevells. 2B - None. 3B - None. HR - None.
South 10, Service 0
Terren Sugita spun five innings of one-hit pitching and the Wolverines used an eight-run outburst in the fifth inning to break away from the Cougars at Mulcahy Stadium.
Josh Costello went 4-for-4 with a double and four RBIs for South, which won its 13th straight league game.
Sugita also doubled and drove in a run. Lian Lincoln went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run and stolen base.
Service’s Henry Helgeson and Carsen Sandau each got base hits. Nathaniel Cole threw two scoreless innings of relief.
South now leads all-time series 15-11 dating back to 2005.
South 010 080 1 - 10 8 2
Service 000 000 0 - 0 2 3
South - Sugita, Lincoln (6) and Costello, Hultberg (7). Service - Jaidinger, Helgeson (4), Cole (6) and Malagodi. W - Sugita. L - Jaidinger. 2B - Costello (So), Sugita (So). 3B - None. HR - None.
West 11, East 0
Chris Crespo allowed no hits and no walks over six innings in a game shortened due to the mercy rule at Mulcahy Stadium.
He retired the first 14 batters before East's Zack Barnhart reached on catcher's interference. Crespo struck out 10 of the 19 batters he faced.
West’s Sam Joling had two RBIs. Luis Nunez, Luke Langnes and Sterling Wanamaker each drove in runs. Wanamaker went 3-for-4 and also scored twice. Shawn Jones scored four times and stole three bases.
East still leads the all-time series 32-15 dating back to 1992.
West 220 322 - 11 8 1
East 000 000 - 0 0 3
West - Crespo and Langnes. East - Camacho, Solberg (2), Carle (4), Webster (6) and Dunham. W - Crespo. L - Camacho. 2B - None. 3B - None. HR - None.
Dimond 22, Bartlett 0
Quinn Bates-Janigo batted 4-for-4 to lead a 19-hit attack for the Lynx in a five-inning, mercy-rule game at Mulcahy Stadium.
Kobe Vanderwood and Kaden Roettger each had two hits, a double, three RBIs and scored twice.
Sean Carey had two RBIs, two stolen bases and scored three runs.
Bartlett's Tyler Borschnack and Drake Hughes got base hits and Julian Cepeda stole three bases.
Dimond increased its lead to 32-14 in the all-time series dating back to 1992.
Bartlett 000 00 - 0 2 6
Dimond 488 2x - 22 19 1
Bartlett - Wood, McCart (2), Bishop (3) and Cepeda. Dimond - Maisey, C. Bates-Janigo (4) and Dolan. W - Maisey. L - Wood. 2B - Roettger (D), Vanderwood (D). 3B - None. HR - None.