07/26/14 - 10:58pm
The No. 5-seeded American Legion Twins opened up the Alaska state tournament with a 9-5 victory Friday over No. 4 Eagle River at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.
The Twins advance to a Sunday game against No. 8 South at 4 p.m. The Wolverines, which defeated the Twins earlier in the year, knocked off No. 1 Wasilla on Friday by an 11-6 score.
Dallas Pierren had a big game for the Twins on the mound and at the plate.
On the mound, Pierren went the first seven innings and gave up three hits and an earned run while walking five and striking out four.