Photo feature: Chugiak wins Legion title
Chugiak defeated South 4-3 in 11 innings on Thursday, Aug. 1 at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. Here's some photos from the Mustangs' two-game championship series with the Wolverines. To read more about the championship games, click here.
Chugiak players huddle together before Game 2 of their Alaska American Legion baseball tournament series against South on Thursday, Aug. 1 at Mulcahy Stadium.
Chugiak second baseman Alex Hess turns a double play while shortstop Deven Ferriss looks on during the Mustangs' 7-4 loss to South in Game 1.
Chugiak third baseman Conner Cimmiyotti tags out South's Matthew Illalio during Game 1.
Chugiak first baseman Chase Gall makes a sliding catch during Chugiak's 7-4 Game 1 loss to South in the American Legion Baseball championship.
Chugiak's Zach Brueggemann runs the bases.
Chugiak shortstop Deven Ferriss throws to first during Game 1.
Chugiak players begin to celebrate as they watch Alex Hess single through the left side of the South infield in the bottom of the 11th inning of Game 2 to give Chugiak a 4-3 victory and its 7th state title.
Hess is mobbed by his teammates after knocking in the game-winning run.
Chugiak coach Bill LIerman is doused with water following the Mustangs' 7th Alaska American Legion baseball championship.
Players mob Lierman, in sunglasses, following the game. Lierman has won five legion titles with Chugiak — three as a player and two as coach of the Mustangs.