Both Wasilla and Colony won opening-round games against Mid-Alaska Conference teams.
Colony beat MAC champion Lathrop, 6-5, while Wasilla edged West Valley, 5-4. Both teams advance to today’s semifinal round.
Colony, the SCC runner-up, plays Cook Inlet Conference champion South Anchorage at 4 p.m., while SCC champion Wasilla plays either Sitka or Eagle River.
Colony was down 5-1 and rallied late to beat Lathrop, while Wasilla scored single runs in five of the six innings to beat West Valley.
Colony ended Kodiak’s season last week with a 15-10 win in a winner-to-state game at SCC tournament.
In other opening-round games, South beat Juneau-Douglas, 7-6, in 15 innings — the longest game in the history of the state tournament — and Sitka played Eagle River late Thursday.
The championship game is at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
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