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Playoff Preview - Seniors

7 teams return from last years playoffs

The District 5 American Legion Baseball Senior Championship Series is set to begin Sunday. The Champion is decided by an 8 team double elimination tournament.

The Tournament seeds are as follows:

NAVY DIVISION

1 – Henry P Smith Post 24

2 – Sherrill Post 230

3 – Whitestown Post 1113

4 – Oriskany Post 1448

AIR FORCE DIVISION

1 – Utica Post 229

2 – Morris J Edwards Post 168

3 – Charles H Adrean Post 625

4 – Moran Sylvan Beach Post 66

 

Sunday July 17

Game 1:  Air Force #2 seed (Morris Edwards) vs. Navy #3 seed (Whitestown)---4 pm @ St Johnsville Town Park (Soldiers & Sailors Field)

Game 2: Air Force #1 seed (Utica) vs. Navy #4 seed (Oriskany) 11 am @ Murnane Field

Game 3:  Navy #2 seed (Sherrill) vs. Air Force #3 seed (Adrean)---4 pm @ Noyes Park

Game 4:  Navy #1 seed (Smith) vs. Air Force #4 seed (Moran)---1 pm @ RFA (Old)

 

Monday July 18

Game 5: Loser game 2 vs. Loser Game 3---4:30 pm @ higher seed

(Loser Eliminated)

Game 6: Loser game 1 vs. Loser Game 4---4:30 pm @ higher seed

(Loser Eliminated)

Game 7: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3---4:30 pm @ higher seed

Game 8: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 4---4:30 pm @ higher seed

 

Tuesday July 19

Game 9: Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 6---1 pm @ Murnane Field

(Loser Eliminated)

Game 10: Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 5---4:30 pm @ Murnane Field

(Loser Eliminated)

Game 11: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8---8 pm @ Murnane Field

 

Wednesday July 20

Game 12: Winner game 9 vs. Winner Game 10---4:30 pm @ Murnane Field

(Loser Eliminated)

Game 13: Winner Game 12 vs. Loser Game 11---8:00 pm @ Murnane Field

(Loser Eliminated)

 

Thursday July 21

Game 14: Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 13---4:30 pm @ Murnane Field

Game 15: Winner Game 14 vs. Loser Game 14---8:00 pm @ Murnane Field (if necessary)

 

The District 5 championship game(s) will be streamed live on www.legionbaseball.com.  Just go to the website, click State Championship on the left side, then click Stream the games live on the right side or click here.

Teams will be battling to advance to the Department of New York Championship Tournament which is held at Murnane Field from July 26-July 30.  Two teams will be headed to the States, the District 5 Champion and the host team, Charles H Adrean Post 625.