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Weekly Game Recaps:

Week # 8
July 25-26, 2009

Delaware American Legion Baseball
 2009 Team Standings
reported games thru 7/26
(Division win/loss, league win/loss.)
North:
+R.C. Dupont Post 18  (7-5, 16-12)
Delaware Post 1 (6-6, 13-15)
Delvets (6-6, 11-15)
Durney Post 27 (5-7, 11-17)

Central:
+Middletown Post 25 (9-3, 21-7)
Post 10 Newark (8-4, 15-11)
Stahl Post 30 (6-6, 20-7)
VFW Post 3420 (1-11, 5-21)

South:
+Fox Post 2 (9-3, 19-8)
Post 28 Warriors (7-4, 18-10)*
Post 6 Patriots (3-7, 6-18)*
Milford Post 3 (2-7, 4-18)*

* Unfinished Games Remaining
** based on Tiebreaker
+ Clinched Division
[Overall Point Standings]
[2009 Schedule & Final Results]
[Game Scores by Team]
[Score Reporting]

The Big Game...

R.C. Dupont Post 18 - 6, Delvets - 4: R.C. Wins the North even though there was some heavy weather in the area.

De Post 1 had a few loose ends to tie up also:

Fox Post 2 11, DE Post 1 - 5: In a continuation of game called by Lightning earlier in year.

VFW 3420 - 15, DE Post  1 - 12: VFW scored 4 runs in the top of the 7th to win this back and forth game. Jamie Watson was 4 for 5 with 3 rbi's and Chris Bianchino was 3 for 5 with a RBI and scored twice. 

Joe Tunell and Matt Francisco hit home runs for Post 1.  Joe Tunell was 2 for 3 with 2 rbi's, and DJ Miller was 3 for 5 for Post 1.

VFW 3420 - 9, DE Post 1 - 7: Kevin Green got the final out on a strikeout to seal the victory pitching a complete game with 3 strikeouts. Jeremy Jones was 2 for 3 with a homerun and 3 rbi's, Billy Sartin was 2 for 4 with 2 rbi's, and Brian Rowe hit a homerun for VFW.

Brandon Christ and Joe Tunell hit homeruns for Post 1, and Alex Riley was 2 for 4, Rob Jones was 2 for 3, and Rob Nickison was 2 for 2. Andrew Cini pitched a complete game for Post 1 striking out 6.

Saturday's Games

Central Divsion Marathon:

at Middletown -
Middletown Post 25 - 10, VFW 3420 - 0 (5) : Middletown clinched the Central divsion title with a big win over Atterbury Post after they put up 10 unanswered runs early. Ryan Haas had the one hitter for Post 25. Elliot Gardner hit a 2 run home run, adding to Eric Buckland's 4 RBIs. Ryan Noonan had the VFW's lone hit.  The win forced Post 10 to win all three games today.

at Wilson Field
Post 10 Newark - 8, Stahl Post 30 - 3: Post 10 stayed a game behind Middletown in the Central Race with a big win over Stahl. Jordan Oncay had two home runs, a double and 5 RBI's for Newark. Game DeAscansis homered for Stahl during the game.

at St Mark's HS -
Game 1: VFW 3420 - 23, Post 10 Newark 20: The VFW prevailed in the "football game" holding on to win 23-20.
Game 2: Post 10 Newark - 2, VFW 3420 - 1:  Atterbury Post 3420 drops a close game to Post 10 in a game that had implications in the final point totals. In a game that only featured 5 hits from each team , Newark out scored VFW with an unearned run in the top of the seventh. Jordan Oncay struck out the side in the bottom of the seventh for the save.

Meanwhile in the rest of the League.... 

At Stanton Middle School:
Game 1: Durney Post 27 - 8, Post 6 Patriots - 7: Durney jumped out to an early 3-0 lead it never lost as the Post 6 bats awoke late.
Game 2: Post 6 Patriots 16. Durney Post 27 - 15: Durney came back from a 7 run deficit to tie the Patriots in the 7th, but Spencer Coulbourne singled home Korey Hearn (after a triple to the fence in center that would have been out at the Pat's home field) to secure the winning run. Tyler Ruark got the win in relief of Hearn, and Hunter Absher.

at Brandywine HS:
Game 1: R.C. DuPont Post 18 - 4, Fox Post 2 - 2:
Game 2: Fox Post 2 - 12, R.C. DuPont Post 18 - 7:

at Delaware Tech:

Game 1: Post 28 Warriors - 10, Delvets - 9: Tieing run on 3rd when the game ended....
Game 2: Post 28 Warriors - 15, Delvets - 11: With the loss, Delvets has to beat R.C. DuPont Sunday, or fall to the #8 seed.

Milford Post 3 forfeited 2 games to Delaware Post 1


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