The winless Post 6 Patriots traveled up to Christiana Saturday, July 17, to take on the winless Post 10 Generals.
In Game 1, the Patriots jumped on the General's starter, Jake Holloway, scoring 5 runs in the first 3 innings, a lead they never lost. Jude Dean and James Knisley had 5 RBI's each. Gage Lunn and Dean batted 4 for 5 in the game as Benjamin Brown, Tyler Noell and James Knisley all doubled.
Tyler Noell got the win scattering 5 hits, pitching 6 shutout innings, James Knisley finished the game, striking out 1. Jake Holloway took the loss for the Generals.
In Game 2, Wade Brooks pitched 6 1/3 no hit innings, also striking out 12, giving up 5 walks. Carl Stump came in with one out in the 7th, walked one batter, but got the final 2 outs to complete the 7 Inning No Hitter.
At Bat, the Patriots were led by Ben Brown's 2 for 4 2 RBI game, James Knisley added 2 RBIs, scoring all of their runs off General's starter Ben Bolan.
Over the 2 games, the Patriot pitchers combined for 25 strikeouts on the day.
The Patriots now move to the Delaware American Legion Baseball State Tournament where they occupy the 5th seed. Those games begin on Saturday, July 24th at St. Mark's High School Baseball Field in Newark.