Pennsylvania

American Legion Baseball

Click Above To Return To The Homepage

Home

Region 5 Tournament Team Capsules

Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Region 5 Tournament Capsules


 

Towanda


League: Bradford-Tioga Champion


Manager: Andrew Ripic, III


How They Got Here: Towanda won two games on the league playoff tournament's final day to takee the title. After defeating Mansfield-Wellsboro 19-6 in the semifinal, Townda downed rival Athens 12-7 to advance to regionals.


 

Milford


League: District 15 Champion


Manager: Dave Peters


How They Got Here: Milton caputured the West Branch title by defeating eight seed Lewisburg 6-5. Milton also won the league's regular season title.


 

Greater Pittston


League: Wyoming Valley Champion


Manager: Drew Whyte


How They Got Here: Greater Pittston swept through the league playoffs with three straight victories, defeating Tunkhannock 4-2 in the championship game.


 

Tunkhannock


League: Wyoming Valley Runner-Up


Manager: Scott Zaner


How They Got Here: Tunkhannock qualified for the playoffs as the four seed, edging out Back Mountain for the final spot. Tunkhannock finished the playoffs 2-2, with both of its losses coming to Greater Pittston.


 

Green Ridge


League: District 11, Host


Manager: Cal Shea


How They Got Here: Green Ridge lost the District 11 Championship Series two games to one following a second place finish in the regular season. As the top ranked Scranton team, Green Ridge received the host bid to the regional.


 

Valley View


League: District 11 Champion


Manager: Robert Felty


How They Got Here: Valley View defeated Green Ridge two games to one to capture the District 11 Crown. The Cougars finished the regular season atop the standings by a two game margin.


 

 

Milton


League: West Branch Champion


Manager: David Byers


How They Got Here: Milford tied with Hawley for the league's regular season crown, and bettered the Toros in the championship series, taking two of out of three games, including an extra-inning thriller in the rubber match.


 

Berwick

League: Susquehanna Valley Champion

Manager: Joseph Papada

How They Got Here: Berwick followed up a third place regular season finish with a sweep of the league playoffs, defeating regular season champ Sunbury/Norry in the final.

Categories: Region 5, General News