In the first game of the Bill Miller Big Fish Wood Bat Tournament in Kenai, Alaska, the Napoleon River Bandits beat Rhode Island 8-2.

The Bandits scored two runs in the first inning, and after Rhode Island tied the game in the top of the fourth, the Bandits added four runs of their own in the fourth and two in the fifth to come away with an 8-2 win.

Napoleon had 10 hits and held Rhode Island to just five.

Daryke Bass (Edon) got the win for the Bandits and threw four innings, allowed four hits and one earned run. He struck out two as well.

Hunter Bostater (Fairview) had a single and an RBI, while his former teammate Caleb Frank had two singles and an RBI.

Napoleon (20-9) faced Eagle River Legion later in the day on Tuesday.

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