Alaska 20’s Davey Belger fouls off a pitch against Eagle River while Harrison Metz times up the pitcher in the on-deck circle Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Alaska 20’s Davey Belger fouls off a pitch against Eagle River while Harrison Metz times up the pitcher in the on-deck circle Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Eagle River sweeps Alaska 20

Eagle River swept Alaska 20 on Tuesday at the Kenai Little League fields.

Eagle River took the Alliance Baseball League contest 13-2 before collecting the nonleague contest 8-0.

Alaska 20 falls to 3-3 in the league and 4-14 overall, while Eagle River moves to 3-2 and 9-7.

In the league contest, Eagle River was able to blow open a close contest late.

Sam Berry got the start for Alaska 20 and got through the first four innings with Alaska 20 trailing 1-0.

Eagle River then got to Berry for five runs in the top of the fifth. Berry ended up giving up six runs — five earned — on six hits in five innings. Eagle River was then able to further stretch the lead against Nick Wehrstein before Harrison Metz came in to record the final out.

Larin Henning and Josh Thompson silenced the Alaska 20 bats. Henning went 4 2-3 innings and gave up two hits and no runs, while Thompson pitched the last 2 1-3 innings and yielded two unearned runs on a hit.

Mose Hayes, Atticus Gibson and Wehrstein had the hits for Alaska 20, while Jacob Belger and Karl Wickstrom scored runs. Orazio Ramos was 3 for 5 with two runs and six RBIs for Eagle River, while Thompson was 2 for 3 with two RBIs.

In the nonleague game, Cam Witte and Braden Olmstead combined on a no-hitter for Eagle River. Witte pitched the first three innings, while Olmstead had the last four innings. Olmstead struck out six, while Witte fanned three.

For Alaska 20, Daltyn Deborski, Gibson, Tanner Ussing and Jonathan Gregoire could not keep the Eagle River offense at bay. The quartet combined to walk 12.

Alaska 20 hosts Palmer in a 12:30 p.m. doubleheader Saturday at the Soldotna Little League fields. The first game is league.

Alaska 20 pitcher Sam Berry deals to Eagle River on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Alaska 20 pitcher Sam Berry deals to Eagle River on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Kenai Little League fields in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

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