Falcons Sandlot Boys Win Two at Petersburg

    The Thunder Mountain Falcons next face Juneau-Douglas at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 5 at Adair Kennedy Field.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons baseball team swept a double-header against the Petersburg Vikings, Friday, avenging a Thursday loss and ending their three game road trip in Little Norway.

      The Falcons topped the Vikings 13-8 in the Friday opener behind a 2-4 night at the plate by sophomore Kasen Ludeman, with two RBI and three runs scored.

       TMHS senior Matthew Hartsock had two RBI, classmate Noah Chambers, classmate Preston Williams and junior Rory Hayes one each. Chambers, P. Williams, Hartsock and sophomore Liam Hart had one hit each. Senior Peyton Lewis and Hartsock had two hits apiece, Chambers, P. Williams, sophomore Kaden Quinto, classmate Anthony Anderson and junior Jarrell Williams one each.

      P. Williams started on the mound and went five innings, allowing eight hits and six runs, and striking out four batters and walking two. He gave up one home run to Petersburg’s Jack Engel.

      Chambers relieved for 1.2 innings, allowed two hits and two runs, struck out four and also gave up one home run to Engel.

      Engel had three RBI for the Vikings, two hits and two runs and Hunter Conn had two hits and two runs.

      Engel went 3.2 innings on the mound as well, allowed four hits and seven runs, struck out three and walked seven. Kyle Biggers went 2.2 innings (2 H, 6 R, 3 SO, 2 BB) and Conn 0.2 innings (2 SO, 1 BB).

      The Falcons won a 16-14 slugfest in the Friday nightcap.

      TMHS’ Ludeman put up six RBI, going 3-5 at the plate, and scored two runs.

      Hayes had two RBI, Quinto, Chambers, P. Lewis, freshman JJ McCormick and senior Mason Jacobs one each. Quinto, P. Williams, P. Lewis, Hayes, McCormick, Jacobs and Hartsock had one hit each. Quinto and P. Williams scored three runs, Chambers and Hartsock two apiece, Anderson, P. Lewis, Hayes and freshman Owen Woodruff one each.

      Chambers started on the mound for two outs, allowed two hits and two runs and struck out one. Anderson relieved for 1.1 inning (1 H, 1 R, 1 SO, 1 BB), Quinto 0.1 (3 H, 4 R, 1 BB), and Jacobs 4.2 innings (6 H, 7 R, 3 SO, 3 BB).

      Andrew Cole had one home run for Petersburg and scored three runs, Kieran Cabral went 4-5 with three RBI, Biggers and Gage Massin had three RBI apiece.

      Cabral started on the mound and went 3.0 innings (4 H, 8 R, 3 SO, 4 BB), Conn (1 H, 5 R, 3 BB), Biggers 1.1 innings (3 H, 2 R, 2 BB), Engell 0.2 innings and Massin 2.0 innings (3 H, 1 R, 1 BB).

      Petersburg had won the opening game on Thursday 13-2.

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