Jacob Gilbert

Wasilla’s Jacob Gilbert slides back into first during a win over Kodiak on Wednesday. On Friday,Gilbert helped the Road Warriors sweep a doubleheader against Juneau with a walk-off win in the first game and a victory on the mound in the second.

WASILLA — With a walkoff hit and a win on the mound, Jacob Gilbert helped the Wasilla Road Warriors notch a monster sweep of Juneau during a key Alaska American Legion doubleheader Friday in Wasilla.

Gilbert drove in Taylon Ottinger in the 10th inning of the first game of the doubleheader to give the Road Warriors the 4-3 extra-innings win over Juneau. Gilbert followed in the second game with a complete game on the mound during an 11-6 win over Juneau. Gilbert fanned six hitters.

Wasilla, the top squad in the state, improved to 26-5 overall and 16-1 in league play, with the wins. Juneau dropped to 2-4 overall and 12-3 in league play.

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Austin Robertson pitched 8 2/3 innings in the first game for the Warriors. Clayton Boyett was 3 for 5 with a triple. Boyett was 2 for 3 with a double in the second game.

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