Auke Bay Post 25 Splits With Dimond

    Juneau's Auke Bay Post 25 batter Landon Simonson, shown in an earlier season game, hit a walk-off single against Dimond on Friday in Anchorage. (Klas Stolpe/KINY)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Auke Bay Post 25 American Legion Baseball team split a double-header against Dimond Post 21 Friday in Anchorage, falling 10-0 and winning 13-12.

      In the opener, Juneau found just four hits as Kai Schmidt went 2-2 at the plate and Olin Rawson and Marcus Underwood both went 1-2 in the run-rule, four-inning win for Dimond.

      Underwood started on the mound and went 1.1 innings, allowing four hits and six runs and walked one batter. Porter Nelson pitched three innings, allowing five hits and four runs, with seven walks and one strikeout.

      In the nightcap, Juneau trailed 12-11 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Landon Simonson hit a two-run single for a walk-off win.

      Simonson had a 4-5 evening at the plate, with five RBI and one run scored to lead Auke Bay Post 25.

      Oliver Mendoza had three RBI, Kasen Ludeman, Rawson and Christian Nelson one each. Ludeman, Mendoza and Rory Hayes had two hits each, Rawson and Schmidt one apiece. P. Nelson scored three runs, Ludeman, Mendoza and Schmidt two each, Rawson, Hayes and C. Nelson one each. P. Nelson and C. Nelson earned two walks, Rawson, Schmidt and Underwood one each.

      Hayes started on the mound, allowing one hit and seven runs with four walks. Simonson went six innings, allowing seven hits and five runs with three strikeouts. Rawson pitched the top of the seventh and struck out all three batters he faced.

      Juneau ends their regular season Saturday with games against North Pole Post 30 and Fairbanks Post 11.

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