Wednesday, July 29, 2015
4 Back-to-Back Games in Opening Round
UTICA — The opening day of the New York State American Legion Baseball Championships featured four back-to-back games at Murname Field’s Donovan Stadium in Utica. The opening round went into the evening, with a hot sun beating down on most of the day’s play.
West Seneca Post, Maine-Endwell Post, Brooks Shepard Post and Rockland OTB Pirates were the victors.
Went Seneca barreled over Clinton County Mariners, 16-2, with a lot of good hits.
Maine-Endwell edged Saratoga Stampede, 4-2.
Brooks Shepard outlasted Ilion Post, 10-8, despite Ilion’s 8-4 lead.
Rockland Pirates shut out Utica Post 229, 8-0.
The games continue Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with the championship round on Saturday.