Chugiak-Eagle River pounded out 11 hits to earn a 6-4 Alaska Baseball League win over the Mat-Su Miners on Monday, July 2 at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer. Chugiak-Eagle River improved to 9-7 in ABL.
Steven Karkenny went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for Chugiak-Eagle River, which pulled within a half game of the league-leading Anchorage Bucs (8-5). Matt Marsh gave up three runs in five innings to earn his second win of the season.
Eagle River’s Sheryl Loan can sweep the Arctic Bicycle Club’s three-race Pocketful of Posies bicycle race series with a win in tonight’s time trial on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Loan won the first race in the series, the June 14 Potter Hill Climb, by 25 seconds over daughter Kinsey in the Expert Class. On June 21, Sheryl made it 2-for-2 when she edged Amber Stull by a single second in the Moose Run Time Trial.
Eagle River’s Levi Younger clocked a time of 3 hours, 8 minutes, 54 seconds to place 23rd overall in the Mayor’s Marathon on Saturday, June 23 in Anchorage. Younger was just 3:24 faster than Chugiak’s Sergei Zelenkov, who was 26th.
Chugiak’s Lia Slemons finished in 3:15:21 to claim 34th overall and sixth among all women in the event. Slemons also won the 30-34 age group.
Seward’s Matt Adams won the 26.2-mile race in 2:27:06, while Kate Hails of Somerville, Mass., won the women’s title in 2:59:55.
Two of the six Chugiak Soccer Club teams that competed in the Alaska Airlines Cup soccer tournament May 31 through June 3 claimed championship trophies.
Earning tournament titles were the U12 Tsunami 01 girls (pictured), as well as the U18/19 Cyclone girls. More than 2,500 players from around the state participated in the tournament, the state’s largest.
CSC U12 Tsunami 01 Girls pictured above are: Front Row, Left to Right — Addie Swanson, Kinley Sanders, Carin Currier, Breghan Theis, Paige McManus
After allowing four runs in the bottom of the eighth, Chugiak-Eagle River rallied for three in the top of the ninth to take a back-and-forth 6-5 Alaska Baseball League win over the Anchorage Glacier Pilots Sunday morning at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.
Steven Karkenny's two-run single with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth proved to be the game-winner. Reliever Jacob Howell retired the Pilots in order to close out the bottom of the inning.
JJ Turbin and Tyler Shryock each had two hits to lead the Chinooks.