|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 21, 2014 at 8:40 PM|
The schedule for the state tournament is as follows, please note that games 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 are on the same side of the bracket.
Region 3 vs. Region 5, 9:30am
Region 6 vs. Region 8, doubleheader
Region 2 vs. Region 7, 4pm
Host vs. Region 4, doubleheader
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2014 at 9:15 PM|
The Region 2 Tournament has featured some of the closest games across the state this weekend. On Saturday, Pine Grove of the Schuylkill-Berks League edged out the Birches of the Northampton County League 3-2 in twelve innings. NorChester, the Berks County champion, topped NorCo champion Bath 4-3. In the second doubleheader, Lehigh Valley champion North Parkland defeated Hatfield of the Bux-Mont League 8-3 and host Muhlenberg was downed by Bux-Mont regular season champion Nor...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2014 at 8:25 PM|
Two days of play have been completed in the Region 7 Tournament being held in Clearfield. The tournament's opening day on Saturday saw a couple of closely contested games. In game 1, Beech Creek of the Central Penn League topped Indiana of the Indiana County League 3-2. The day's lone lopsided score came in the second game when Cambria County rep Bedford topped District 31 champion Unity 14-1 in seven innings. Claysburg kept the Cambria's winning ways going with a 9-5 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2014 at 8:05 PM|
Rain forced the postponement of three of the four opening round games on Saturday. The lone game to be completed featured West Mifflin of the Allegheny South League and Hopewell of the Beaver County League. The undefeated West Mifflin squad continued its winning ways, advancing to the winner's bracket with a 10-2 win.
On Sunday, the rest of round one was completed. In the day's first game, defending regional champion Blackhawk took care of business with a 6...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2014 at 7:35 PM|
The Region 5 Tournament, being held at Mansfield University, has completed the first two days of competition. Dickson City, representing District 11, topped Line Mountain of the Susquehanna Valley League in the tournament's opening game. Nanticoke, the Wyoming Valley League champion, posted the biggest win of the day, a 16-0 win over Berwick of the Susquehanna Valley League. Swoyersville, the Wyoming Valley's regular season champion, continued the league's winning ways with ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 18, 2014 at 7:05 AM|
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|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM|
State regional brackets are being posted as the information becomes available. The brackets for Regions 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8 have been fully updated. The brackets are accessible by hovering over the 'postseason' tab and then clicking on the pertinent tournament link.
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 15, 2014 at 5:05 PM|
There will be a lot of fresh faces in Boyertown for Pennsylvania's legion state tournament in a few weeks, and we know that before state regionals even commence. Each year seven state regional champions are crowned. This past week has been a struggle for a good number of those teams who failed to advance past their league tournaments this season.
In Region 2, defending champion and state-runnner up Twin Valley was downed by defending state champion Boyertown in a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 14, 2014 at 6:55 PM|
The Cumberland County League is down to its final four teams, with a pair of games slated for Monday. Hampden Township and Red Land square off in a loser's bracket contest while New Cumberland and Silver Spring are scheduled to meet in the tournament's winner's bracket final. The loser of the winner's bracket final will take on the winner of the other game, with the winner of that ensuing game taking on the tournament's unbeaten team.
The championship roun...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 14, 2014 at 5:50 PM|
The Chester County League is down to its final four teams. Conestoga, the tournament's lone unbeaten team, is scheduled to take on Exton this evening. In addition, defending regional champion Downingtown will take on Lionville in an elimination game. The winner of both of those games will meet tomorrow. If Conestoga wins their game, they will need to be defeated twice for the league title.
Just one game on tap for Monday in the Greater Norri...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 14, 2014 at 5:20 PM|
The Berks County League is down to three teams. NorChester earned a berth into the tournament's championship game with a winner's bracket final win over Exeter. They await the winner of Monday night's game between rivals West Lawn in Boyertown. Boyertown defeated West Lawn in the opener and NorChester on Sunday.
Three teams are left in the Bux-Mont League but they'll have to wait another day to crown a champion. Both scheduled games for ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 13, 2014 at 1:35 PM|
In case you missed our announcement last week, the staff of palegionball.com will once again be providing live state tournament coverage of every game from Bear Stadium in Boyertown. We'll provide live streaming radio coverage through Spreaker.com which will allow anybody with an internet connection to access the coverage from anywhere in the world via our website or through Spreaker's smartphone apps.
In addition, we'll be providing Twitter updates every inning or so ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 13, 2014 at 9:55 AM|
While league tournaments are ongoing across the state, a handful of teams have already clinched a spot into state regionals. As of Sunday morning, the following teams have qualified for their regional tournament.
Muhlenberg (Schuylkill-Berks, host)
Nor-Gwyn (Bux-Mont, regular season champion)
North Parkland (Lehigh Valley, regular season champion)
Spring City (Chester County, host)Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 10, 2014 at 9:10 PM|
Franklin defeated French Creek Valley for the league title. The league champs had a tough time at regionals, losing both of their games. They dropped their opener by two runs to Wilcox and were eliminated 13-0 by Albion. French Creek Valley lost a close one on opening day, losing to Millcreek 1-0. They bounced back with a 13-3 win over Youngsville on day two. FCV kept the bats rolling in their next game, they topped Warren 11-1. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 9, 2014 at 10:05 PM|
Bedford defeated Claysburg 9-2 to win the league title. Somerset, also representing the league, was the host of the regional tournament. Somerset topped Marion Center by a run on the opening day. The hosts followed that with two consecutive losses, losing to Unity and eventual champion Latrobe. Bedford had a tougher time, going 0-2 during the tournament. They lost their opener 12-6 to Blairsville and were eliminated by a 6-4 margin by ...Read Full Post »