Top teams in CIC began to separate from rest of pack
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | May 12, 2019
South 6, Dimond 1
Jacob Woodall earned his second win in five days after allowing just four hits and striking out six batters in 5.1 innings to help the Wolverines improve to 3-2 in the CIC.
The senior pitcher has a 2-0 record and 1.36 ERA over his last two starts, stretching 10.1 innings. He’s fanned 19 in that stretch.
Woodall has bookended a three-game South winning streak that has the Wolverines (11-3) back in playoff contention.
Brody Jessee went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs. Reid Brock scored twice and drove in a run. Damian Mohl and Woodall also had RBIs.
The game was 2-1 after four innings before South scored one run in the fifth and three more in the sixth.
Dimond’s Ryan Henrickson pitched 4.2 innings and overcame seven walks to allow just two earned runs. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate and scored a run.
The Lynx fell to 2-3 in the CIC, 6-9 overall.
Eagle River 15, Service 5
Noah Lower and Chase McGraw each drove in three runs and Orazio Ramos had three hits and two RBIs for the Wolves, who improved to 4-1 in the CIC.
Ryan Gray scored three runs and collected two RBIs and Daniel Bodine scored three times on a day when Eagle River (9-5) posted a double-figure run total for the second straight game.
Ramos finished 3-for-3 while McGraw and Cam Witte went 2-for-3. Lower was 2-for-4.
Witte got the win on the mound with five innings of work before Lower finished it off in the sixth.
Service's Josh Smith was 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.
Carsen Sandau, Chris Duke, Nathaniel Cole and Tobias Lochner each added RBIs for the Cougars, who fell to 0-5 in the CIC and 1-7 overall.
Chugiak 10, East 3
The CIC's top offensive squad did all of its damage in the first three innings en route to a victory that kept the Mustangs undefeated in the CIC at 5-0.
Justin Nevells went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs.
Trystan Costanios doubled and drove in two runs. Christian Cambridge scored twice and Ian Frizelle and Austin Bull each drove in runs.
Chugiak (11-1) has scored a CIC-high 63 runs in five games.
Frizelle, Lewis and Nevells combined on a five-hitter.
East's Patrick Leshan was 2-for-4 while Zack Barnhart and Bryce Erichson batted in runs.
David Lundell, Erik White and Daniel Mokom scored the runs for East, which fell to 2-3 in the CIC and 4-5 overall.
West 15, Bartlett 5
The Eagles scored in each of the five innings and turned six base hits into two touchdowns to improve to 4-1 in the CIC.
Max Fink drove in three runs and Bubba Mendoza, Leland Wilson and Luke Langnes each collected two RBIs for West (6-5).
Quinn Bates-Janigo and Wilson each scored three runs. Bates-Janigo delivered a double for the game's lone extra-base hit.
Sam Lebo, Nicko Opinsky and Revy Mack scored twice.
Pitchers Ivan Tillman, Alex Alvarez, Carter Stolp and Mack combined for a three-hitter.
Bartlett's John Grantier drove in two runs and Taylor McCart and Kevin Tapia each scored two runs.
Tapia and Lee Elliott each batted in RBIs for the Golden Bears, who slipped to 0-5 in the CIC and 2-7 overall.