Alaska 20.

Alaska 20.

South sweeps Alaska 20

South notched a Sunday sweep of the Alaska 20, notching a 4-1 Alliance Baseball League victory and an 11-1 nonleague victory.

Alaska 20 falls to 1-2 in the league and 2-10 overall, while South moves to 3-1 in the league and 11-1 overall.

In the league game, South’s Josh McGovern was able to outduel Alaska 20’s Mose Hayes.

Hayes pitched 5 1-3 innings, giving up four hits and four runs — three of which were earned. Hayes walked six and struck out four.

McGovern pitched six innings and gave up four hits and a run while walking five and striking out six.

Sam Berry got the last two outs for the Alaska 20, while Josh Costello pitched a scoreless frame for South.

South took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third, Alaska 20 cut it to 2-1 in the top of the fifth, and South scored two more in the bottom of the sixth.

Berry, Tanner Ussing, Atticus Gibson and Jacob Belger had hits for the Twins, while Davey Belger had the run and Berry had the RBI.

Both teams played errorless baseball.

In the nonleague game, South put the mercy rule in effect after the fifth inning.

Berry, Ussing, Gibson and Davey Belger pitched for Alaska 20. Caden Bevengi pitched all five innings for South, giving up two hits and a run while walking two and striking out six.

Davey Belger had a hit and an RBI for the Twins, while Karl Wickstrom had a hit and a run.

The Twins face Eagle River on the road in a 1 p.m. league and 4 p.m. nonleague game Wednesday.

More in Sports

Garrett Pennington of the Peninsula Oilers singles against the Mat-Su Miners on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Miners nip Oilers in rain-shortened game

Staff report The Mat-Su Miners defeated the Peninsula Oilers 2-1 on Wednesday… Continue reading

Peninsula Oilers starting pitcher Luke Yacinich delivers to the Mat-Su Miners on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers’ Yacinich throws no-hitter

Staff report Luke Yacinich pitched a no-hitter as the Peninsula Oilers snapped… Continue reading

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Brandon Lajoie pulls up against the Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Brown Bears compete at Top Prospects

Six members of the Kenai River Brown Bears played for the Midwest… Continue reading

Mike Ferrara of the Mat-Su Miners dives safely back to first base in front of Oilers first baseman Bryce Marsh on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Miners sweep doubleheader from Oilers

The Mat-Su Miners swept an Alaska Baseball League doubleheader from the Peninsula… Continue reading

tease
Hitchcock, Hippchen win Midnight Sun Run

The Family Fun in the Midnight Sun Run was held Saturday in… Continue reading

tease
Norris, Laukli take Bird Ridge titles

A pair of elite cross-country skiers won the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill… Continue reading

tease
Palmer sweeps Twins

The American Legion Twins were swept Sunday in Palmer to fall to… Continue reading

Runners in the first prelim of the women's 3000-meter steeplechase cast shadows at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Sunday, June 20, 2021, in Eugene, Ore., at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Ostrander advances to steeplechase final at Olympic trials

Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central, finished fifth in her… Continue reading

tease
Sunday Oilers games postponed by rain

The Mat-Su Miners and Peninsula Oilers were once again not able to… Continue reading

Most Read