Local legion teams battle at BP tourney
Chugiak went 1-2 and Eagle River finished 0-3 through the pool play portion of the BP Invitational American Legion Baseball Tournament at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.
Chugiak fell 11-1 to Dimond on Thursday, then walloped South 15-4 on Saturday before falling 11-1 to Napoleon, Ohio, Saturday evening.
Sam Hall went 2-for-3 with three RBI in Chugiak’s win over South. Ian Frizelle and Braden Shackelford also had two hits each for the Mustangs. Frizelle struck out four Wolverines in 4 1/3 innings to earn the win.
Eagle River dropped a 12-3 decision to Walla Walla, Washington on Friday, then lost 8-1 to Service and 10-4 to East on a drizzly Saturday at Mulcahy.
The tournament concludes Sunday with placement games based on pool play records. For live scoring and updates, visit the Alaska American Legion website.
Thursday, July 6
Dimond 11, Chugiak 1
Friday, July 7
Chugiak 15, South 4
Walla Walla 12, Eagle River 3
Napoleon 11, Chugiak 1
Saturday, July 8
Service 8, Eagle River 1
East 10, Eagle River 4
Sunday, July 9