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Posted: July 21st, 2013

Region 8 legion tournament
Winner’s bracket semifinals
Fox 11, Millcreek 3
Wilcox 12, Warren 2, 7 innings
Loser’s bracket first round
French Creek Valley 13, Youngsville 3
Albion 13, Franklin 0

–Tom Reisenweber

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Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 30th, 2012

Although a District 10 team did not walk away with the American Legion Region 8 championship, several D-10 baseball players were honored as members of the all-tournament team. General McLane’s Josh Ponsoll and Joey Gierlak along with Aaron Morley (Northwestern) were named to the team from runner-up Albion. Millcreek had McDowell’s Ryan Kaverman and Alex Margraf on the team, while Conneaut Lake graduate Adam Bronson and Saegertown’s Tyler Walters represented French Creek Valley.

Quinn Luhr, Cole Peterson, Jesse Reynolds and Josh Mitchell filled out the rest of the team from Region 8 champion Wilcox. Wilcox is competing in the state championship tournament this week.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 25th, 2012

Champion crowned: Wilcox routed Albion 12-0 in eight innings to claim the Region 8 title. Wilcox advances to the state tournament Tuesday in Boyertown.

The American Legion Region 8 tournament championship game is set. Albion defeated French Creek Valley 6-2 this afternoon. Albion plays Wilcox at 4 p.m. for the Region 8 title and a spot in the state tournament.

Today’s scores
Semifinal
Albion 6, French Creek Valley 2
Championship
Wilcox 12, Albion 0

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 24th, 2012

Final update
French Creek Valley upsets Wilcox 11-6 to end Tuesday’s action. The schedule is set for the final day of games on Wednesday. Albion and French Creek Valley play at 1 p.m. with the winner moving on to the chamionship at 4 p.m. against Wilcox.

Update No. 4
Albion beat Millcreek 9-3. Millcreek’s run of Region 8 championships is over. Albion will play Wednesday at 1 p.m. against Wilcox or French Creek Valley.

Update No. 3
Albion leads 7-2 after seven innings. Millcreek needs a big rally or the defending Region 8 champions will be eliminated.

Update No. 2
Albion erupts for six runs to take a 6-1 lead after five innings of play.

Update No. 1
Millcreek leads Albion 1-0 after two innings. The loser of this game is done and the winner will play Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Updated bracket
Today
Albion 9, Millcreek 3
French Creek Valley 11, Wilcox 6

Wednesday
Semifinal

Albion vs. French Creek Valley, 1 p.m.
Championship
Wilcox vs. Albion-French Creek Valley winner, 4 p.m.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 23rd, 2012

Only four teams remain in the Region 8 legion tournament. Wilcox is the lone remaining unbeaten team, while Millcreek, Albion and French Creek Valley have one loss apiece. Here is a look at the bracket over the final two days.

Tuesday
Albion vs. Millcreek, 4 p.m. (elimination game)
Wilcox vs. French Creek Valley, 7:30 p.m.

If Wilcox eliminates French Creek Valley, the Wednesday schedule would be as follows:

Wednesday
Championship
Wilcox vs. Albion-Millcreek winner, 1 p.m.
Wilcox vs. Albion-Millcreek winner, 4 p.m. if necessary
The second game would be necessary if the Albion-Millcreek winner hands Wilcox its first loss.

If French Creek Valley defeats Wilcox on Tuesday, the Wednesday schedule would look like this:

Wednesday
Semifinal
French Creek Valley vs. Albion-Millcreek winner, 1 p.m.
Championship
Wilcox vs. semifinal winner, 4 p.m.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 23rd, 2012

Final update: Wilcox defeats Millcreek 14-6. Wilcox is the only unbeaten team left, while Millcreek, Albion and French Creek Valley all have one loss. Two more teams will go home Tuesday.

Evening update: French Creek Valley routs St. Marys 14-4 in seven innings. The four teams left in the Region 8 tournament at Wilcox, Millcreek, Albion and French Creek Valley.

Albion lives to play another day as they defeated Meadville 12-3 in a losers’ bracket game this afternoon. French Creek Valley and St. Marys are playing an elimination game at 4 p.m. before the winners’ bracket championship between Millcreek and Wilcox at 7:30 p.m.

Region 8 bracket
Today
Winners’ bracket
Championship
Wilcox 14, Millcreek 6

Losers’ bracket
Albion 12, Meadville 3
French Creek Valley 14, St. Marys 4

Tuesday
Albion vs. Millcreek, 4 p.m.
French Creek Valley vs. Wilcox, 7:30 p.m.

Earlier tournament scores
Winners’ bracket
Quarterfinals
Wilcox 11, French Creek Valley 3
Millcreek 20, Meadville 6
Albion 9, Corry 2
St. Marys 6, Brookville 5
Semifinals
Wilcox 8, Albion 3
Millcreek 14, St. Marys 4

Losers’ bracket (elimination games)
Quarterfinals
French Creek Valley 19, Corry 0
Meadville def Brookville by forfeit

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 22nd, 2012

Final update: Millcreek routs St. Marys 14-4 in seven innings to advance to the winners’ bracket championship. Millcreek will play Wilcox at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. St. Marys is still alive and will play French Creek Valley at 4 p.m. in the losers’ bracket.

Afternoon update: Wilcox beats Albion 8-3 and advances to the winners’ bracket championship. Albion will fight for its life Monday at 1 p.m. against Meadville.

French Creek Valley and Meadville kept their seasons alive today through different means. French Creek routed Corry 19-0, while Brookville dropped out of the tournament to give Meadville an easy win. Both Crawford County teams will wait for the two winners’ bracket semifinals to finish to find out their Monday opponents.

Region 8 bracket
Saturday
Winners’ bracket
Quarterfinals
Wilcox 11, French Creek Valley 3
Millcreek 20, Meadville 6
Albion 9, Corry 2
St. Marys 6, Brookville 5

Today
Winners’ bracket
Semifinals
Wilcox 8, Albion 3
Millcreek 14, St. Marys 4

Losers’ bracket (elimination games)
Quarterfinals
French Creek Valley 19, Corry 0
Meadville def Brookville by forfeit

Monday
Winners’ bracket
Championship
Wilcox vs. Millcreek, 7:30 p.m.

Losers’ bracket
Meadville vs. Albion, 1 p.m.
French Creek Valley vs. St. Marys, 4 p.m.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 21st, 2012

The American Legion baseball playoffs continued today with the start of the Region 8 tournament. The champion will advance to the state tournament on July 31.

In early morning action, Wilcox routed French Creek Valley 11-3. Millcreek followed with a 20-6 win over Meadville. French Creek Valley will play Sunday at 10 a.m. against the loser of the Albion-Corry game with its playoff life on the line. Meadville will follow at 1 p.m. against the loser of the Brookville-St. Marys game.

Wilcox will play in the winners’ bracket semifinals Sunday at 4 p.m. against the winner of the Albion-Corry game. Millcreek has plenty of time to rest as it won’t play until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday against the winner of the Brookville-St. Marys game.

Albion advanced to the winner’s bracket semifinals with a 9-2 win over Corry. Albion will take on Wilcox and Corry will play French Creek Valley on Sunday.

Region 8 bracket
Today
Winners’ bracket
Quarterfinals
Wilcox 11, French Creek Valley 3
Millcreek 20, Meadville 6
Albion 9, Corry 2
St. Marys 6, Brookville 5

Sunday
Winners’ bracket
Semifinals
Wilcox vs. Albion, 4 p.m.
Millcreek vs. St. Marys, 7:30 p.m.

Losers’ bracket (elimination games)
Quarterfinals
French Creek Valley vs. Corry, 10 a.m.
Meadville vs. Brookville, 1 p.m.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 19th, 2012

The American Legion baseball playoffs continue Saturday as Millcreek, Albion, Corry, Meadville and French Creek Valley head to St. Marys for the eight-team, double-elimination tournament. The winner advances to the state tournament July 31-Aug. 4 in Boyertown. The eight-team field also includes host St. Marys, Butler County champion Brookville and Elk County champion Wilcox.

Region 8 tournament
All games at Berwind Park, St. Marys
Saturday
Winner’s bracket
Quarterfinals
Wilcox vs. French Creek Valley, 10 a.m.
Millcreek vs. Meadville, 1 p.m.
Albion vs. Corry, 4 p.m.
Brookville vs. St. Marys, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday
Winner’s bracket
Semifinals
Wilcox-FCV winner vs. Albion-Corry winner, 4 p.m.
Millcreek-Meadville winner vs. Brooksville-St. Marys winner 7 p.m.

Loser’s bracket
Quarterfinals
Wilcox-FCV loser vs. Albion-Corry loser, 10 a.m.
Millcreek-Meadville loser vs. Brooksville-St. Marys loser, 1 p.m.

Monday
Winner’s bracket
Championship, 7:30 p.m.

Loser’s bracket
Quarterfinal, 1 p.m.
Quarterfinal, 4 p.m.

Tuesday
Loser’s bracket
Semifinal, 4 p.m.
Championship, 7 p.m.

Wednesday
Championship, 1 p.m.
Second championship game*, 4 p.m.
*If necessary

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 18th, 2012

The American Legion baseball playoffs are starting to heat up in Pennsylvania as the region tournaments start this weekend. The eight-team, double-elimination Region 8 tournament begins Saturday at St. Marys. Erie County champion Albion will take on Warren County champion Corry at 4 p.m. Millcreek will battle Meadville in the game before at 1 p.m. The other two games and times are to be determined.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 17th, 2012

Albion ended Millcreek’s six-year run as Erie County champion with a 10-8 win Tuesday in an American Legion baseball game. Albion ran through the eight-team tournament field and finished 4-0. Both teams advance to the Region 8 tournament beginning Saturday in St. Marys.

Corry overcame a 1-0 deficit in the best-of-three championship series to take the Warren County championship against Warren. Corry forced a third game by winning the second in extra innings on a balk. On Tuesday, Corry beat Warren 12-9 to earn an automatic spot.

Out of the eight spots in the Region 8 tournament, six have been clinched. St. Marys, Albion, Millcreek, Corry, French Creek Valley and Meadville are in. The Butler and Elk champions are still to be determined. Butler is down to Saxonburg against either Butler City or East Butler. The Elk County spot will be either Wilcox or Fox Township.

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball
Posted: July 16th, 2012

Millcreek scored two runs late to break a 1-1 tie and defeat Post 11 3-1 in the loser’s bracket championship of the American Legion Erie County playoffs. Millcreek will take on Albion Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Northwestern High School. If Albion wins, it is the champion with an undefeated run through the playoffs. If Millcreek wins, the two teams would meet against Wednesday at 8 p.m. to decide the champion.

Both teams advance to the Region 8 tournament this weekend regardless of the outcome of the championship round. The Region 8 tournament will take place at St. Marys beginning Saturday through the following Wednesday. French Creek Valley, Meadville and St. Marys have already clinched spots in the tournament. Below is the updated legion bracket.

American Legion Erie County playoffs
All games at Northwestern High School

Winner’s bracket
Quarterfinals
Post 11 14, Wesleyville 8
West County 16, LeBoeuf 3
Byes: Millcreek, Albion

Semifinals
Albion 9, West County 6
Millcreek 6, Post 11 4

Championship
Albion 6, Millcreek 4

Loser’s bracket
Quarterfinals
West County 14, Wesleyville 3
Post 11 4, LeBoeuf 0

Semifinal
Post 11 11, West County 0

Championship
Millcreek 3, Post 11 1

Tuesday
Championship
Albion vs. Millcreek, 8 p.m.

Wednesday*
Championship
Albion vs. Millcreek, 8 p.m.
*Only necessary if winner’s bracket champion loses Tuesday.

– Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball

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