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Anchorage sports digest for Monday, May 6

baseball

West 4, East 3

Andrew McAlister's two-run double and Dalton Chapman's sacrifice fly sparked a sixth-inning rally that carried West past East 4-3 in a Cook Inlet Conference high school baseball game Monday at Mulcahy Stadium.

Both teams rapped out six hits.

softball

East 6, Chugiak 1

Gabby Meyerson drove in two runs and Sydney Smith pitched a complete-game four-hitter to help East stay undefeated with a 6-1 Cook Inlet Conference softball win over Chugiak at Wendler Middle School.

Meyerson and Taria Page both went 2 for 4 for the Thunderbirds (4-0), with Page slugging two doubles and Meyerson hitting one in the six-inning game.

Kenzie Mathis scored Chugiak's lone run in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Bartlett 13, South 6

Jordan Middleton turned in a 4-for-4 effort at Albrecht Fields on Monday to lead Bartlett to a 13-6 romp over South.

Heather Breslin struck out four in three innings of relief to earn the victory for the Golden Bears.

Girls soccer

West 4, Bartlett 0

A team effort propelled West past Bartlett 4-0 in a Cook Inlet Conference girls soccer match Monday at Clark Middle School.

Four players scored and two players shared the shutout for the Eagles. Versatile Mia Keyser contributed a goal and shared the shutout with fellow goalkeepeer Tess Burnett.

Other goals came from Anna Sophia Roberts, Morgan Heppner and Maya McPherson.

boys soccer

Service 10, Eagle River 2

Service went on a scoring spree Monday at Chugiak, cruising to a 10-2 Cook Inlet Conference win over Eagle River.

Darnell Janson and Josh Oberlander scored for Eagle River.

track and field

GNAC lauds Kangogo

UAA sophomore Isaac Kangogo's swift 1,500-meter race last week in California earned him athlete-of-the-week honors in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

Kangogo ran a personal-best 3 minutes, 50.59 seconds at the Occidental Invitational, the 10th-fastest time in conference history. The perfomance provisionally qualifies him for the NCAA Division II track and field championships.

Kangogo, whose brother Alfred won last month's Alaska Heart Run, is part of a strong UAA team headed to Monmouth, Ore., for this week's GNAC championships.


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