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Juneau All-Stars undefeated in junior baseball

Junior team faces Ketchikan Tuesday

Posted: Monday, July 18, 2005

The Juneau All-Stars improved to 2-0 in pool play Sunday with a 11-4 win over Sitka in the Alaska Little League District 2 Junior Baseball Tournament in Ketchikan.

Sean Bavard fired six strong innings while Jon Davis and Geoff Craig pitched in relief for victorious Juneau.

With the scored tied 1-1 in the fourth inning, Juneau's Beau Damian kicked off a five-run rally with an RBI single. Juneau added four runs in the sixth and one more in the seventh to down Sitka.

Davis cracked a solo home run in the win while Vinny Isturis went 2-for-3 with an RBI double. Craig went 1-for-5 in the win and Dylan Kolvig made an over-the-shoulder catch in centerfield in the win.

On Saturday, Juneau opened tournament play with a 17-2 rout of Prince of Wales.

Corey Mahar, Josh Mayer, Bavard and Davis all pitched in the win.

Craig led Juneau's offense with a 2-for-5 effort, including two triples and four RBIs.

Jamie Daniel went 2-for-4 with a double while Mayer hit an RBI single and reached base four times.

Defensively, Davis made a diving catch to steal a base hit.

Juneau takes on host Ketchikan Tuesday at 7 p.m.

In the District 2 Senior Baseball Tournament, Juneau ran into a pair of tough teams and was eliminated from play.

Ketchikan topped Juneau 13-1 Sunday as Shane Rud provided Juneau's lone run with a solo homer.

On Saturday, Sitka toppled Juneau 7-5.

Juneau had six ground-rule doubles in the loss.



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