Saturday, August 07, 2021
Hamburg Post Players Are State Champions – Again
SAUGERTIES — Tournament MVP Maxwell Schmarder drove in three runs, including the go-ahead score in the sixth inning, to lead Hamburg Post 527 to a second consecutive New York State American Legion Senior Baseball championship July 28 at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex (known as Cantine Field).
Hamburg erased a 9-3 deficit to win the championship with a 13-9 triumph over Smith Post 24 of Rome, adding to the title it won in 2019 — the last time the tournament was held.
Teams playing in the tournament were:
• 3rd Dist Champion & Host Kingston/Saugerties Post 150/72
• 3rd Dist Representative: Schenectady County Indians
• 4th Dist Champion: Clinton County Mariners Post 1619
• 5th Dist Champion: Smith Post 24
• 6th Dist Champion: Oneonta Post 259 Green Wave
• 7th Dist Champion: Rayson Miller Post 899
• 8th Dist Champion : Hamburg Post 527
• 9th Dist Champion: Rockland Post 130 Pirates Black