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Saturday: Twins win, tie vs. Dimond

The American Legion Twins won the league game 7-1 and tied the nonleague game 3-3 against Dimond on Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

The Twins, at 10-2 in the league and 16-8-1 overall, sit alone in second place in the league standings. Teams play 16 league games, but the Twins have clinched a spot in the state tournament. The top eight teams make state.

Dimond is 7-5 and 12-9-1.

The first game belonged to the Twins pitchers — Trenton Ohnemus, Atticus Gibson and Charlie Chamberlain. They combined to give up just five hits and issue no walks.

Ohnemus went the first four innings, giving up no runs and three hits while fanning three.

Gibson pitched two innings and gave up an unearned run on a hit, fanning three.

Chamberlain gave up a hit in an inning.

Hunter Williams led the Twins at the plate by going 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI.

Twins batters were able to turn five hits into the seven runs, with Lynx pitchers walking six and Lynx fielders committing six errors.

The Twins threw five pitchers in the second game — Simon Grenier gave up two runs on three hits in two innings, Levi Mickelson pitched a scoreless inning while giving up a hit, Williams pitched a scoreless and hitless inning, Jace Crall pitched two scoreless and hitless innings, and Jayden Stuyvesant gave up a run on two hits in an inning.

Crall and Williams had the only hits for the Twins in the game, as they also drew eight walks.

The Twins return to Coral Seymour Memorial Park today for games against Chugiak, which at 8-3 is in third place in the league. The league game is at 12:30 p.m., while the nonleague game is at 2:30 p.m.

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