ABL update: Goldpanners take it all

The Alaska Goldpanners won the Alaska Baseball League championship series Wednesday at Mulcahy Stadium with a 2-1 victory over the Mat-Su Miners. The win was the first of a scheduled doubleheader Wednesday, but since Fairbanks only needed two wins out the three-game series that began Tuesday, one game was all that was needed.

All three runs in the game were scored in the fifth inning, starting with the Goldpanners at the top of the frame. Brandon Caruso’s double brought Tyler Mildenberg in to score, and Scott Hurst followed it up with a single that scored Caruso.

The Miners answered with two-out single from Jonny Locher that scored Nick Blaser.

Joe Belk recorded the win on the hill with four innings of work, allowing one run on two hits, five walks and one strikeout.

As champions of the ABL, the Panners will now travel to Wichita, Kansas, for the National Baseball Congress World Series.

More

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:43

Blackburn earns Air Force Female Athlete of Year

Blackburn receives athletic award

Read more

SoHi graduate Fox takes 7th in junior race at SuperTour Finals

Sadie Fox, a Soldotna High School graduate now skiing as a sophomore at the University of Alaska Anchorage, took seventh in the junior women’s 7.5-kilometer... Read more

SoHi graduate Fox wins 25K at Oosik Classic Ski Race

Sadie Fox, a graduate of Soldotna High School who now skis for the University of Alaska Anchorage, continued to have a great winter on classic... Read more

Nikiski falls to Barrow, finishes 5th at state

With both teams ranked in the top five of the Winning Percentage Index standings for most of the season, the matchup between Alaska’s northernmost team... Read more

Around the Web