Chugiak 11, South 4 in high school softball

Chugiak High's girls softball team defeated South 11-4 in the first round of the Cook Inlet Conference tournament on Monday night at Albrecht Fields, the site of the entire regional. The Mustangs (18-5) got a complete game from pitcher Ashley Van Ryn, who scattered seven hits.

Kacey Brooker went 3 for 4 with an RBI, while Brooke Dunlap, Tracie Haken and Jeff Tramp all went 2 for 4 for the winners.

Chugiak plays No. 2 seed East at 6 p.m. tonight.

West 8, Bartlett 0

Nikki Olsen tossed a no-hitter, facing only one batter over the minimum, and struck out nine leading the West girls softball team to an 8-0 CIC run-rule shortened tournament win over Bartlett Monday night.

Jamie Bingham was 2 for 2 with three runs scored for the Eagles.

West, now 20-1, plays Dimond at 6 p.m. tonight.

East 14, Eagle River 0

In a game shortened to four innings by the run rule, Sydney Smith tossed a nifty three-hitter to lead the T-birds past the Wolves, 14-0.

East's Sarah Sauerbrey was 1 for 1 with a sacrifice, a hit by pitch and four RBIs. Carrie Sauerbrey was also 1 for 1 with a sacrifice fly and three RBIs. Allison Schoenborn got the MVP medal, going 1 for 3 scoring two runs and collecting two RBIs.


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