Sunday doubleheader sees split between Goldpanners and Waves

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Last night was a tale of two games for the Alaska Goldpanners. First up they had unfinished business from Saturday.
Game four of this series against the San Diego Waves was rained out and pushed back to Sunday afternoon, where the Waves finished a 12-5 win. ​
The first three innings were played on Saturday, where the Waves built a 4-0 lead. ​
The rest of the game was pushed to Sunday, where the Waves remained dominant, outscoring the Panners 8-5 to secure the victory.​
Mitchell Moralez and Derek Legeza led the San Diego offense for game one, both finishing with two RBIs. ​
Jake Morgan earned the win on the mound, pitching 3.1 innings and only allowing two hits while striking out two. ​
The Panners then won game five in dramatic fashion, walking off with a 7-4 win. ​
This was a seven inning contest since it was an unplanned double-header. ​
San Diego held a 4-2 lead after six innings and the Panners stepped up to the plate for their last shot at victory. ​
Blake Porter then stole the victory with a Walkoff Grand Slam homer to give the Panners a 3-2 lead in the series.​
Porter finished the day with four RBIs, obviously enough, while Cole Carder and Connor Konishi also added a RBI. ​
Gavin Sonnier pitched five innings and struck out six San Diego Batters to earn the win on the mound. ​
We talked to Porter after his late game heroics. ​
"Well we were trailing the whole game man, I was just trying to see the ball and hit it. I wasn't trying to do too much. I've been struggling, just trying to see the ball better and drive it the other way. Pull happy is one of my bad baits so, I just try to stay the other way and drive the ball . I got the job done and we got the win," said Porter.
The Goldpanners will now wrap up their series against San Diego tonight and tomorrow. Their next opponents, the Seattle Studs, will be here on Thursday for a four game series, including the annual Midnight Sun Game on Friday night.