NUNAKA VALLEY SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES

Victoria plated two runs in the top of the third to cut Nunaka’s lead to , but Nunaka pinch-runner Sierra Rosenzweig scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the inning to give Nunaka a cushion. Syrup surrendered four hits in the last four scoreless innings and stranded six runners, five in scoring position. Arts and Entertainment TV Listings. Hill and Jacynne Augafa, who furnished a two-run double in Nunaka’s four-run fifth inning, each drove in two runs. Arts and Entertainment TV Listings. When Bowman, who hit a home run in Victoria’s semifinal win over Puerto Rico, launched her shot, Nunaka Valley held its collective breath because of Bowman’s power and Manu’s penchant for playing a shallow center field. Peterson retired the side in order in the top of the seventh to send Nunaka to its first world championship game. Support independent, local journalism in Alaska.

Special Sections Summer Camps Alaska Life We Alaskans. See our Commenting FAQ. Alaska will play a Victoria-based Canada squad in the championship game Saturday at 2 p. Nunaka Valley of Alaska was simply too much for Kirkland as the Anchorage-area squad broke open a tight game in the late innings to defeat Kirkland in the semifinals of the Junior Softball World Series Friday at Everest Park. Syrup, who started all six World Series games, walked the first two Victoria batters, Stephanie Galitzine and Hailey Young, on eight straight pitches.

Nunaka Valley received a plaque signifying its World Series title and a banner — “In softball, it’s all about the eoftball Richard Hill said — declaring its championship. Thursday night, we had a team meeting and said, ‘We’re fine. Peterson retired the side in order in vallye top of the seventh to send Nunaka to its first world championship game.

Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. The crowd was going wild, it was and they had the bases loaded. Share on Google Plus. Support independent, local journalism in Alaska. They lost once to Juneau in the best-of-5 state title series, and once during the World Series, to Puetro Rico.

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Nunaka Valley of Alaska was simply too much for Kirkland as the Anchorage-area squad broke open a tight game in the late innings to defeat Kirkland in the semifinals of the Junior Softball World Series Friday at Everest Park.

It sftball from an pool-play loss to Puerto Rico on Thursday to beat host Kirkland in a semifinal Friday.

Alaska Life We Alaskans. We’re in the semis and we earned our way there. Arts and Entertainment TV Listings. Also, more than likely waiting for them in Anchorage is a three-foot trophy from Continental Motors owner Marten Martensen, which he gives the Nunaka Valley girls every time a team makes it to the World Worle.

Her four home runs in the nine-team tournament matches the number hit by all other players. Nunaka girls claim world championship Author: The victory was delivered by diligent defense, pitcher Lauren Syrup’s complete-game performance and an early outburst of scoring. Syrup, who started all six World Series games, walked the first two Victoria batters, Stephanie Galitzine and Hailey Young, on eight straight pitches.

The only thing they lack is a world championship.

Kirkland plated two runs and had the bases loaded with one out when Katie Adams hit a ground ball to Nunaka second baseman Sierra Rosenzweig. The girls received a plague and a banner, and will keep their World Series jerseys.

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Morgan Hill said the team got a good night’s sleep, rested, did a little shopping to relax and showed up for the sfotball focused. Events Best of Alaska. British Columbia had made three consecutive World Series appearances. This is also the second straight year the league has advanced to the Junior World Series for toyear-olds — Nunaka finished fifth last deries. This season marks the third time in four years a girls softball team from Nunaka Valley has advanced to a Little League World Series.

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Hill walked with the bases loaded to plate pinch-runner Alexis Joubert, Manu’s two-run single scored Page and Blair, and Hill scored on a double sofbtall when Manu faked a steal of second base and induced a throw to second base that allowed Hill to scamper home. See our Commenting FAQ. The girls get to keep their World Series jerseys, and Hill said Continental Motors owner Marten Martensen of Anchorage no doubt will give each player a three-foot trophy, vwlley he has done in the past when Nunaka Valley reached the World Series.

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Read how the championship game went down, here. Morgan Hill said she and her teammates were discouraged by Thursday’s loss, but resolved to rebound.

Special Sections Summer Camps Saturday’s championship game began in dicey fashion for Nunaka Valley. Syrup, who has started vaoley five games in the tournament, permitted just one hit in vaoley scoreless innings. Support independent, local journalism in Alaska. Contests Creative Writing Contest. Victoria plated two runs in the top of the third to cut Nunaka’s lead tobut Nunaka pinch-runner Sierra Rosenzweig scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the inning to give Nunaka a cushion.