Chugiak advances to Legion semifinal

Mustangs cruise past South


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Sixth-seeded Chugiak Post 33 cruised past No. 2 South by a 12-3 margin Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium to remain unbeaten and earn a spot in the American Legion AA State Tournament semifinal. 

The Mustangs will play eighth-seeded Eagle River on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with a championship berth on the line. The Wolves upset No. 5 Fairbanks 9-8 on Sunday to earn a spot in the semifinal. 

Chugiak and Eagle River are the only undefeated teams left in the tournament. 

Holding a 5-2 lead, Chugiak racked up five runs in the sixth inning to pull away from South. The Mustangs had 13 total hits to South's seven. 

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