Monroe wins close in baseball, North Pole cruises

FAIRBANKS, AK-To really finally kickoff the high school baseball season there was some action this weekend to start a full week of baseball.
 
On Saturday the North Pole Patriots routed the Eielson Ravens with a 24-0 win and a 24-2 win in their double header.
 
The Monroe Rams had the game of the day on Saturday with the Monroe and Lathrop Malemutes. Tyler Wells was the man. Wells pitched a complete game, throwing 152 pitches, getting 11ks. Wells struck out the side in the top of seventh to stop Lathrop's rally and secure the one run victory.