North Pole and West Valley baseball take seventh in state

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The North Pole Patriots couldn't find their footing in the 2019 baseball state tournament.
The Patriots got off to a rough start against the Chugiak Mustangs, as they lost 13-3 in the first round.​
North Pole gave up six runs in the first inning, and they didn't find much offense until the top of the fourth where they scored three runs.​
Alex Staker led the Patriots with two RBIs.​
North Pole then took on the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears in the consolation bracket.​
The Patriots struggled in the third and fourth innings against the Crimson Bears as they lost 11-1.​
Caden Wyman got the lone RBI for the Patriots who take seventh in state.​
​The West Valley Wolfpack ended their tourney run with a loss to the Colony Knights in the consolation bracket.
The Wolfpack fell 8-4 to Colony, givng the red and gold a seventh place finish in state.​
West Valley were down early to the Knights, who kept a three run lead throughout most of the game.