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Dimond, South go undefeated in pool play at Alaska high school softball championships

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: June 3
  • Published June 3

The Dimond Lynx and South Wolverines went undefeated in pool play on the opening day of the state high school softball tournament Thursday at Cartee Fields.

Dimond defeated Chugiak and Colony by a combined score of 24-6 and South allowed one run in two games while outscoring East and West Valley by a combined score of 23-1.

In the Division II tournament for smaller schools, Ketchikan and Juneau won their respective pools by going 2-0. Juneau scored 38 runs in two games -- 19 in each -- while giving up 17. Ketchikan eked out a 7-6 win over Delta Junction and beat Kodiak 13-5.

Play continues through Saturday afternoon.

ASAA/First National Bank softball state championships

Cartee Fields

Division I

Thursday’s results

Pool A

Dimond 11, Chugiak 5

Dimond 13, Colony 1

Chugiak 14, Colony 3

Pool B

South 14, West Valley 0

East 9, West Valley 1

South 9, East 1

Friday’s games

10 a.m. -- Colony vs. East

10 a.m. -- Chugiak vs. West Valley

12:15 p.m. --- Dimond vs. East-Colony winner

12:15 p.m. -- South vs. Chugiak-West Valley winner

(Loser out games at 2:45 p.m. and 5 p.m.)

Division II

Thursday’s results

Pool A

Ketchikan 7, Delta 6

Ketchikan 13, Kodiak 5

Kodiak 19, Delta 9

Pool B

Juneau 19, North Pole 6

Homer 15, North Pole 12

Juneau 19, Homer 11

Friday’s games

10 a.m. -- Delta vs. Homer

12:15 p.m. -- North Pole vs. Kodiak

2:45 p.m. -- Ketchikan vs. Delta-Homer winner

2:45 p.m. -- Juneau vs. Kodiak-North Pole winner

(2 loser-out games at 5 p.m.)

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