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Quick hits around Little League

Waterfront Restaurant 9,

Woodwright Construction 5

June 5

Little League Baseball — Majors

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Woodwright Construction nearly walked it off at Walker Field on June 5.

Down 9-4 against Waterfront Restaurant in the bottom of the sixth, Woodwright began to mount a comeback.

It scored one run to make it 9-5, and had the bases loaded, with the tying run at the plate.

But Waterfront’s Jesse Albecker beared down, and recorded the final out, ensuring Waterfront Restaurant’s 9-5 win.

Albecker was awarded the save, tossing just the 1/3 inning. Cash Larson was awarded the win, going 4 1/3 innings, striking out eight Woodwright batters.

Albecker had a pair of singles and an RBI in the contest. And Larson was one of four Waterfront players to steal a base.

Jonathan Scoblic, Connor Pearson and Julian Paule also stole bags. Scoblic and Pearson ripped a pair of singles apiece. Paule hit a double.

The foursome all crossed the dish, too. Pearson scored three runs, and Larson and Scoblic both scored twice.

Paule, along with Spencer Sullivan, scored once.

James Whaley led the way for Woodwright, hitting a single and scoring twice.

Bryce Smith and Thomas Kroscavage also hit singles, and scored once. Kegan Williams also scored, and Jayden Greenfield slapped a double.

Despite the loss, both Kroscavage and Whaley pitched well, as they combined for nine strikeouts.

Woodwright’s fielding committed seven errors.

*Names and stats provided by

Little League coaches.