Interior teams eliminated from State Baseball tournament

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The North Pole Patriots were in the main event of the opening round of the state baseball championships.
The Pats fell to the Chugiak Mustangs by a score of 13-3. ​
Chugiak started off hot in this first round matchup, scoring 6 runs in the first inning, 4 in the second, and three more in the third, all while holding the Patriots scoreless. ​
North Pole started to mount a comeback with three runs in the top of the fourth inning and not allowing Chugiak to score in the bottom of that frame.​
North Pole stepped up to the plate with two runners on in the top of the fifth inning, but a triple play by Chugiak brought an unceremonious end to the game. ​
This meant that both interior baseball teams were sent down to the consolation bracket this morning. ​
The West Valley Wolfpack saw an abrupt end to their state championship stay, falling to the Colony Knights in an elimination game. ​
The Knights defeated the Wolfpack 7-4 to eliminate West Valley. ​
The Pack went 0-2 in state play. ​
The North Pole Patriots were also eliminated, falling 11-1 to the defending state champion Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears.​
Both teams were tied at one run each after two innings, but the Crimson Bears outscored their opponents 10-0 in the rest of the game to advance to the Consolation finals against Colony. ​
This means that both Interior teams have officially been eliminated. ​