North Pole Patriots

The North Pole Patriots split Saturday in their last two games of the Rally in the Valley high school softball tournament in Wasilla and Palmer.

The Patriots lost 11-2 to the Homer Mariners at Redington High School in Wasilla.

North Pole led 2-1 but was hampered by eight errors. Homer committed two errors.

Four players — Hailey Croan, Grace Sikorski, Jaden Rodgers and Savannah Sievers — each hit 1 for 2 for the Patriots. Sikorski drove in two runs.

Sierra Glade batted 1 for 1, and Sievers pitched for the distance in the four-inning game.

Later at Palmer High School, Sievers hit 1 for 3 with two RBIs and went the distance again in the pitching circle in an 8-5 win over the Palmer Moose.

Croan was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Glade batted 1 for 3 with an RBI.

Lathrop, West Valley and Delta Junction also participated in the three-day tournament.

North Pole takes on Monroe Catholic in a Mid Alaska Conference game at 5:30 p.m. today at South Davis Field No. 4. The Patriots are 4-4 overall and 2-0 MAC.

West Valley girls soccer wins

Goalkeeper Ashlyn Bray and a strong defense helped the West Valley Wolfpack girls soccer team blank the Eagle River Wolves, 2-0, on Saturday in a nonconference game in Eagle River.

West Valley Wolfpack

Morgan Dupont scored in the first half, and Aubrey Stacy provided the game-winning goal in the second half.

West Valley, 5-1-1 overall and 3-1-1 Railbelt Conference, was coming off a 3-2 win over the Chugiak Mustangs on Friday in Chugiak.

Contact News-Miner sports editor Danny Martin at 459-7586. Follow him on Twitter:@newsminersports.