Post 25 Sandlot Boys Open Season

    Juneau's Post 25 American Legion Baseball team will open their season against the Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors, Friday, at Adair Kennedy Field. (Klas Stolpe/KINY)

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Post 25 American Legion baseball team opens their 2022 season at 6:30 p.m. Friday on Adair Kennedy Field against the visiting Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors.

      Friday’s game will be a non-league contest. Post 25 will also play Post 35 in two league games, at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and another non-league contest at noon Sunday. All games are at AKF.

      This season’s Post 25 roster includes Rory Hayes, Garrison Luben, Kasen Ludeman, Oliver Mendoza, Gavin Millard, Isaiah Nelson, Porter Nelson, Olin Rawson, Kai Schmidt, Landon Simonson and Marcus Underwood. 

      American Legion players must be under the age of 19.

      Juneau coaches are Jeremy Ludeman, Chris Dillon, Joe Tompkins and Jack Schmidt.

      Post 25’s schedule includes home stands against Anchorage’s South Post 4 on July 2 (non-league), July 3 (league) and July 4 (NL); and Anchorage’s West Eagles Post 1 on July 9 (NL), July 10 (L) and July 11 (NL).

      Post 25 will have Anchorage road swings on June 20-23 and July 14-27.

      The Alaska American Legion is divided into two conferences.

      The American Division features Kenai Post 20 Twins, Dimond Post 21 Lynx, Chugiak Post 33 Mustangs, Palmer Post 15 Pioneers, Bartlett Post 29 Golden Bears, North Pole Post 30 Wild and Ketchikan Post 3 Kings.

      The National Division features the Service Post 28 Cougars, East Post 34 Thunderbirds, West Post 1 Eagles, Wasilla Post 35 Road Warriors, South Post 4 Wolverines, Fairbanks Post 11 49ers and Juneau Post 25 Midnight Suns.

      The American Legion AA State Tournament is July 21-26.

      This week's scores (provided by Alaska American Legion):

      Monday, June 6 - Palmer 13, Wasilla 5 (NL); South 15, East 1 (NL); Eagle River 10, West 3 (NL); Service 15, Bartlett 3 (NL); Fairbanks 12, North Pole 7 (NL); Dimond 8, Chugiak 4 (NL).

      Tuesday, June 7 - Chugiak 3, Bartlett 1 (L); South 10, West 6 (NL); Dimond 14, East 0 (NL).

      Wednesday, June 8 - Eagle River 8, Wasilla 3 (L); Dimond 9, Palmer 5 (L); Kenai 13, East 3 (L); Sevice 18, West 7 (L); North Pole 20, Fairbanks 13 (NL).

      Thursday, June 9 - Kenai vs Bartlett, Dimond vs Service, Chugiak vs South.

      Friday, June 10 - Eagle River vs Fairbanks, Wasilla vs Juneau, Palmer vs Ketchikan, Service vs South, East vs West.

      Saturday, June 11 - Eagle River vs North Pole, Wasilla vs Juneau, Palmer vs. Ketchikan, Dimond vs Kenai, Bartlett vs West.

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