Twins swept by Service

The American Legion Twins were swept in Anchorage by Service on Wednesday, losing the league game 10-0 in five innings and the nonleague game 8-0.

The Twins are now 1-1 in the league and 1-2 overall. The Cougars, whose high school program just lost the Division I state championship Saturday, are 1-0 in the league and 4-3 overall.

In the 10-0 loss, Service scored four runs in the first inning and four runs in the second inning.

Hunter Williams gave up eight runs — seven earned — in two innings for the Twins. He gave up seven hits and walked four.

Braden Smith pitched the final two innings, giving up two runs — one earned — on three hits.

The Twins had two hits — from Smith and Jayden Stuyvesant.

In the 8-0 loss, Service took a 2-0 lead after the first inning and had a 6-0 lead by the bottom of the fourth.

Malakai Olson got the start, going three innings and giving up three runs on four hits while walking one and striking out four.

Derrick Jones pitched an inning, giving up three unearned runs and no hits while walking two.

Charlie Chamberlain pitched the final two innings, giving up two unearned runs on two hits while walking two and striking out two.

The Twins had three hits in this one — from Colby Sturman, Kalani Beddow and Gabe Joanis.

The Twins host South, which has won three straight state titles, in the home opener Saturday at the Soldotna Little League fields. The league game is at 12:30 p.m. and the nonleague game is at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, the Twins stay at the Soldotna Little League fields to host West. Again, the league game is at 12:30 p.m., while the nonleague game is at 2:30 p.m.

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