The Winning Management Tam
The Wilmington, Delaware Post 1 Coaching Staff:
Post 1 Came away with the Championship, and quite a number of individual awards, as presented by National Commander Denise Roahn:
Chris Ludman of Wilmington, Del., Post 1
American Legion Baseball Big Stick Award – Austin Colmery of Wilmington, Del., Post 1 (21 total bases) who led off 4 of the 5 games in ALWS with a hit (and who scored first in 3 of the 5 games, he also drove in the winning run in the Championship.
Slide show below:
From the Post 10 Generals
Mid Atlantic Representative on the
American Legion Baseball All Academic Team.
Welcome to Shelby
Tough loss after Delaware tied the game 4-4 in the top of the 7th but left 2 base runners. Louisiana played some small ball, and a surprise Bunt single scored the winning run, spoiling the come from behind effort.
Mostly pictures of the Post Game Celebration...
Chris Ludman got his second shutout win as Post 1's Cautillo scampered home on Colmery's single to center.
Let the celebration begin!
Dubecq took a perfect game into the top of the 7th, enjoying a 4-0 lead, but couldn't hold on. Marshall Awtry took off the Catcher's equipment and threw 1 1/3 innings of relief until Matt Poma scored on a play at the plate where the Catcher lost the ball.
Awtry came back out and allowed a 2 out hit in the bottom of the 10th, but got the final out to notch the win.
Post 1 had to have this game to get into the Semi's - Danz and the team held on in the bottom of the 7th to get the win.
10-1 win over the Post 10 Generals earns a trip to Leesburg and the 2018 MidAtlantic Regional.
The Donald F. Kimsey Most Valuable Player Award:
Nate Thomas, Delaware Post 1
Most Valuable Pitcher Award:
Matt Danz (2nd Award), Delaware Post 1
American Legion Baseball Scholarship:
Matt Kohan (Post 10 Generals)
The Francis Lucia Team Sportsmanship Award
The Post 10 Generals
The Baseball Committee's Special Recognition
The Wilmington University Grounds Crew
8 Teams, 15 Games of Double Elimination action on a common Field.
(Days 1-4 have been moved under the "Champions" Tab -> 2018)
All Reported Games:
|Seeding by Current Points|
Top 8 Teams by points earn a berth in the State Tournament.
The Two Divisional Champs (+) are seeded 1 and 2 based on points, the next 6 are seeded by points. #1 plays 8, 2 Plays 7, etc.
* = Forfeit (-3 points)
+ Head to Head
++ Score Differential
Game 1: In an offense battle with a record number of extra base hits for both teams, Post 25 came out on top.
RC duPont’s Luke Schnees went yard in the bottom of the second inning for the first home run of the day, then a half inning later, Canal’s Joey Lungen launched one over the left field fence for Post 25’s first HR on the day.
Canal’s John Weglarz hit two home runs, one in the fifth inning and another in the seventh, and had 6 RBI’s on the day. Post 25’s starting pitcher Jake Walls went 5 for 5 on the day, with a walk, and knocked in three of Canal’s runs. Post 18’s Henry Ackroyd went 2 for 2 with two doubles.
Game 2: R.C. duPont Forfeited due to a lack of players.
(Edit corrected a typo in the 2nd headline - only 4 Homers in the game)
The third meeting between Fox and Canal were just like the first two, with the winner decided by only a run.
After Post 2’s Evan Harris scored a run in the bottom of the third off of Miguel Rivera’s single, Post 25 came back with three runs in the fifth, including a solo HR by Joey Lungen, followed by a double from Mason Keene, an RBI single by Alex Weber, and an RBI triple off that bat of Jack McDermott. Fox answered back in the bottom of the fifth with four runs, highlighted by a three-run homer off the bat of Mikey Carrington.
Canal’s Joey Lungen hit another solo shot HR in the top of the sixth (his second on the night) to close the gap to one run. In the top of the seventh, Post 25 batters drew back to back walks, and runners moved to second and third base. A deep sac fly to center field by Ryan Bond knocked in the tieing run for the second out of the inning. A well-executed single by John Weglarz over the head of the the third baseman brought in the go-ahead run. Post 25’s
Mason Keene closed out the bottom of the seventh, three up and three down, handing Canal the hard-fought victory between two evenly-matched teams.
Tonight's game started out as a pitcher's duel between Nanticoke Post 6 Patriots, Dylan Layton, and Canal Post 25's Jarrett Weglarz. Good pitching and outstanding fielding play from both teams had the score tied 0-0 after 3, with only one hit between the two teams.
The Patriots got on the board first, as Justin Gray doubled in Mitch Moyer in the top of the 4th. Weglarz struggled a bit, giving up 3 walks before he finally struck out Jake Rogers with the bases loaded to end the inning, with the Patriots up 1-0.
Canal threatened in the bottom of the 4th, after 2 singles put runners on the bases, but two fly balls ended that threat. They then turned a double play to end the top of the 5th leaving the score still 1-0, Patriots.
Keep the Rules;
Keep Faith with my teammates;
Keep my temper;
Keep myself fit;
Keep a Stout heart in defeat;
Keep my pride under in victory;
Keep a sound soul;
A clean mind;
And a Healthy body
Delaware American Legion Baseball Championship
Saturday, July 21st - completion
Top 8 Teams in the League
Hosted by Stahl Post 30 at Wilson Field, New Castle
August 16 -23, 2018
Players born in 1998 or before will not be eligible to play Delaware American Legion Baseball in 2018.
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Note: Players who live in the former Durney and Post 28 Zones are eligible to play for the closest team to their present domicile, subject to their High School's 10-12th grade student number limitations for their gaining team. The goal is to give every Delaware Baseball Player the opportunity to play Legion Baseball in 2018, if they are "good" enough to make a team.