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Rockland County Pirates Repeat as the 2017 New York State American Legion Baseball Champions Senior

UTICA — Rockland County OTB Post 130 of Stony Point successfully defended its 2016 title Saturday, becoming the 2917 New York State American Legion Baseball Champions.


Rockland trounced Grand Island Post 1346, 18 to 2, in the second game of Saturday’s championship series at Murnane Field’s Donovan Stadium.


Rockland nearly repeated its undefeated 2016 performance until Grand Island forced the second game by handing Rockland its first setback of the 2017 tournament with a 5-2 win earlier in the day.