Midnight Suns take second and third over the weekend at Sitka softball tournament

Mac's from Sitka wins the championship

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Juneau's Midnight Suns' 12-and-under teams finished second and third, respectively, following tournament play last weekend in Sitka.

The Blue team went on to take second place after falling in Sunday's championship game to Mac's of Sitka.

The White team took third place overall after falling to the Blue team, 5-2, in the loser's bracket final.

Marissa White limited the White team to four hits as she struck out seven batters and walked one in the win.

Kaci Hansen hit an RBI double, Kyra Uddipa went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and Alea Uddipa added a run in the win.

For the White team, Keaunna Miller fanned seven batters in the liss.

Chandler Christensen went 2-for-2 with a run scored, Malin Murray hit an RBI single, Megan Wright drove in a run, Savanna Petrie scored a run and Amanda Gile went 1-for-1 in the loss.

The Blue Team also toppled Sitka's Theobroma 12-3 on Sunday.

Theobroma struck for two runs in the first before the Blue Team roared back.

Jazmine Cuanzon hit a two-run double and Danielle Graham hit an RBI single in the win.

Alea Uddipa singled and scored while both Lizelle Uddipa and Rikki Trego both walked and scored in the win.

Defensively for the Midnight Suns' Blue Team, Kaci Hansen had five assists at second base.

The Blue Team also toppled Ketchikan on Sunday, 10-2.

• Tim Nichols, sports editor, can be reached at sports@juneauempire.com



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