Manager: Bryan Widdowson
Home Field - Seaford High School
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After the first inning, it was all Fox Post 2, as the Post 6 pitchers struggled with control, while Cam Turner kept the Patriots off balance all game.
K. C. Widdowson led off the game with single and scored in top of first.
Post 2 tied it at one in bottom of first,then scored 9 in the second and finally won 16-1 in a 5 inning game.
Cam Turner pitched a complete game with only 2 hits allowed and 5 Ks.
Garrett Lawson batted 3-3 with single,double, a home run and 4 RBI. Kyle Comesys was 2-2 with a grand slam and 4 RBI. Trey Howard batted 2-3 with 3 RBI.
Mitch Moyer took the loss for post 6
Nanticoke Post 6 Patriot (8-6) Pitcher Jordan Haddaway pitched 5 2/3 innings of No-Hit ball, allowing 2 runs, and striking out 7, (5 in one inning), as the Patriots beat Canal Post 25 6-2 in Seaford Tuesday evening.
Canal Post 25 Pitcher Jarrett Wallace gave up an unearned run early, but kept the Patriots off the scoreboard until the 5th inning.
In the Bottom of the first, Braydan Graham reached 2nd on an error, and scored on an error that allowed Justin Gray to pick up an RBI.
Canal got the run back in an inning that had 5 strikeouts and no hits, two Canal players reached on dropped third strikes, Kyle Schneider scored on a dropped third wild pitch after advancing on an error on a pickoff attempt. When the final (fifth) K was rung up, Canal had tied the score.
The two pitchers battled until the bottom of the fifth, when K-Ci Widdowson led of with a bunt single, took second on a passed ball, and stole 3rd. He eventually scored on Justin Gray's ground out. D.J. Allen walked and scored on a passed ball.
Dylan Allen and Mitch Moyer then walked, and eventually scored on Jake Rogers 2 RBI single.
In the sixth, Kyle Schneider walked, and advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Colton Duckworth's sacrifice fly to center field.
Jordan Haddaway (111 Pitches) got the win - Jared Kay (23 Pitches) pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief. For Canal, Jarrett Wallace (88 Pitches) took the loss, Garrett Alexander (22 Pitches) pitched an inning in relief.
Post 6 travels to Dover on Wednesday to continue their series with Fox Post 2, then entertains Delaware Post 1 and R.C. DuPont in 2 double headers on the weekend. A single game with Fox Post 2 in Dover ends the regular season.
Another pitcher's duel took place in Seaford Thursday night, as Post 3 Milford's Dorin Emerick and Post 6 Patriot's Dylan Allen squared off.
The Patriots (6-3) struck first, when K-Ci Widdowson singled off the first pitch from Emerick, stole 2nd and eventually scored with 2 outs on Justin Gray's reach on an error.
Milford's Ethan Watkinson doubled to lead off the 2nd Inning, scoring on Blaine Hansen's out to second base.
Nanticoke's D.J. Allen singled to start the bottom of the 2nd, and scored on Widdowson's shot to 2nd that was bobbled at first.
Milford tied the game in the 5th, when Blaine Hansen reached on an error, and scored on Robbie Baxley's RBI single.
Nanticoke won in the bottom of the 7th, when Noah Waldridge singled with 2 outs to drive in Widdowson.
Ethan Watkinson had the only extra base hit - a Double
WP Jordan Haddaway (in relief) 23 Pitches
ND Dylan Allen 59 Pitches
LP Dorin Emerick 123 Pitches.
Delaware State Champions
The Post 6 Patriots have been a force in Delaware American Legion Baseball since they rejoined the league in 1999 under the direction of former Seaford HS Standout Gary Waller.
They sponsored the Delaware State Tournament (2001), which they won and ran a 4th of July Tournament for several years.
They now enjoy support from their sponsoring American Legion Post, one of the more active posts in Southern Delaware. Post 6 is no stranger to Legion Baseball - they sponsored teams in the league prior to 1970.
They play their home games at Seaford HS, on of the finest high school fields in the state - the center field fence is 391 feet from home.
The Patriot's players come from the Delmar, Indian River, Laurel, Seaford, Tech and Woodbridge High Schools.