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Weekly Game Recaps:

Week 6
July 11 thru July 16

Delaware American Legion Baseball
2010 Team Standings

reported games thru 7/16

(Division win/loss, league win/loss.)
R.C. Dupont Post 18 (4-3, 11-9)
Durney Post 27 (4-2, 9-10)
Delaware Post 1 (3-3, 10-9)
Delvets (2-5, 9-12)

Stahl Post 30 (6-2, 13-7)
Middletown Post 25 (5-4, 14-5)
VFW Post 3420 (4-3, 9-9)*
Post 10 Newark (1-7, 8-11)

Fox Post 2 (7-0, 17-0)
SE Post 28 Warriors (5-3, 8-12)
SW Post 6 Patriots (3-5, 6-14)
Milford Post 3 (
2-5, 7-13)*
Spooner Post 17 (1-5, 4-14)*

[Overall Point Standings]
[Schedule & Results]
[Game Scores by Team]
[Score Reporting]

Thursday 7/15

Post 3 Milford - 13, Sussex West Post 28 Warriors - 3 (5): (Georgetown) With the weather still playing havoc with field conditions, Milford Post #3 went to SATB and played a "home" game against Post #28. 

Zac Moeser took the mound for Post 28 and was later relieved in the 3rd  by Brad Walker. They combined to give up a total of 16 hits over 5 innings.  Post 3's potent attack was led by Morgan Lewis who went 4 for 4 with two singles , a double, and a triple and 4 RBI's.  Another key hitter for Post 3 was Nick Grantwho had a base clearing triple in the first and again cleared them wth a double in the third inning for a total of 6 RBI's. 

George Michael pitched well through 3 and 1/3 before walking two batters and giving up a 2 RBI double to Matt Cleary and an error helped to score Cleary later in the 4th inning, scoring Post 28's only 3 runs. Michael also went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI's.  Denton Mow came on to close the game for Post 3 and allowed no runs

Stahl Post 30 - 6, VFW 3420 - 3: (Christiana) Tyler Fortuna held VFW to 4 hits while striking out 6 for the win. Derrick May was 2 for 2 with a homerun and a double with 3 rbi's. Matt Aleman had a solo HR for VFW.

Delvets Post 1 - 12, Durney Post 27 - 9 (8): (Stanton MS) Durney Post came back to tie the game in the seventh after falling behind 9-3 at the end of fifth inning.

Delvets Jimmy Vachris led their comeback with 3 hits including a 2 run HR, and triple. His 2 run single in the eight was enough to secured the win for Delvets. Durney's Sam Goines had thre hits including a solo HR.

R.C. Dupont Post 18 - 10, DE Post 1 - 0 (5): (McKean) Greg Rostick bats 3 for 3 with 2 homeruns and 7 RBIs, Brian Manalo also homered and Nolan Magee went the distance.

Wednesday 7/14

Only one team had a dry field to play on tonight, and it took moving the game to the Visiting team's field -

Post 10 Newark - 2, Post 25 Middletown Firehawks - 1: A pitchers battle through seven full innings as Ryan Haas for Middletown and Derek Marshallsea for Newark each allowed just one run through the first seven innings. Newark scored first as Derek Marshallsea reached on an error, advanced to third on another error and scored on a passed ball.

Middletown tied it in the fourth as Julius Ryland reached on an error and went to third on another infield error. Frank Samluk followed with a double, one of Middletown's three hits to score the lone run for the Firehawks.

In the bottom of the eighth, Mike Medori singled with two outs, Kyle Hayman followed with another single, Adam Weiner walked to load the bases bringing up Derek Marshallsea. Marshallsea worked the count and provided the winning margin with a walk on four pitches.

Kyle Hayman was 2 for 4 for Newark and Derek Marshallsea went the distance to lead Newark to its fourth straight win.

Sussex West at Fox Post 2 and R.C. DuPont Post 18 at Stahl Post 30 were postponed due to wet grounds. RC and Stahl will try again Friday.

Tuesday 7/13

Post 25 Middletown - 3, Delvets Post 1 - 1: This game was played in honor of Thomas Pitts, an active member of Del Vets Post 1, who was killed after his plane crashed Monday.  Mr. Pitts piloted the aircraft that flew Kyle Henn to North Carolina to see his family after the untimely death of his brother, Nate Henn, who was killed while on an humanitarian mission in Uganda.  As noted in the line score, both Post 25 and Del Vets played a hard-fought game in honor of Mr. Pitts.

Even with the low score, Durham (P25), Czacharowski (DV), Cassidy (DV) all hit doubles in the game

Newark Post 10 - 8, Durney Post 27 - 6:
Durney jumped ahead in the top of the second Joe Bermingham singled and went to third on a Newark error. Ty Hawthorne hit a sactifice fly  to center to drive in the run. In the bottom of the inning Newark jumped ahead scoring four runs.

Newark added another in the third as Adam Pugh walked followed by a single by Derek Marshallsea. Pugh then scored on a wild pitch by Durney. In the fourth, Durney scored three runs on four hits off Newark starter Brandon Boles. The rally featured a three run home run by Dan Tiberi. Newark answered with a run of their own in the bottom of the inning. Ben Goss reached on an error and scored on a ground ball to second that resulted in another Durney error. In the bottom of the sixth Newark again took advantage of a pair of Durney errors to score two more runs that ended up as the winning margin.

Tyler Husfelt scored once for Newark and had a pair of RBI's. Kyle Hayman also batted in two. Ben Goss scored three and Adam Pugh scored twice for Newark.

The Weather has already claimed 3 games today - Post 2 at Post 6 and Post 1 at the VFW. Stahl & R.C. DuPont will be played tomorrow.

Monday 7/12

Delvets Post 1 - 5, VFW 3420 - 4: Connor Mchugh picked up the win in relief and Jarad Carney picked up his second straight save for Delvets. Mike LaPlante hit a triple to knock in the winning runs.

Sunday 7/11

Spooner Lewes Post 17 at DE Post 1:
Game 1: DE Post 1 - 23, Post 17 - 0 (5): Tucker Kitchengs threw a 5 inning shut out allowing  2 hits while striking out 6 and walking 2. Post1 scored 5 runs in the first and that started the 23 runs/15 hit outburst..

Sean Newell led the attack by going 3 for 4 with a triple and a two bagger with 4 RBI’s. Mike Mareno went 2 for 3 with a bases loaded triple and a total of 4 RBI’s Joe Tunell went 2 for 5 with 3 RBI’s and J C Para had 2 hits and scored both times he also had 2 RBI’s.

Post 17 Pitcher: Reed took the loss.

Game 2: DE Post 1 - 10, Post 17 - 4: Kevin Pepe won the night cap for Post 1 allowing 4 runs on just 6 hits while striking out 9.

Mike Mareno batted 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s, Rob Jones was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.

Newark Post 10 at Sussex West Post 6 Patriots:
Game 1: Post 10 - 8, Post 6 - 4: Post 10 never trailed in the game, scoring a run early, then scoring 7 more over 7 innings to win the first game. Alex Woods hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning and the Patriots never seemed to be able to catch up, despite 2 doubles from Tyler Troyer, and doubles from Adam Troyer and Justin Allen.

Adam Pugh got the win, scattering 8 hits and 4 runs while striking out 8. Nick Cooper took the loss for Post 6

Game 2: Post 10 - 8, Post 6 - 6:
Post 6 took an early 5-0 lead, but Taylor Mahoney's 2 run home run to right field closed the gap in the 4th and Post 10 tied the game in the 5th inning.

Post 6 took the lead back in the 6th when Adam Troyer singled home his brother Tyler who had doubled earlier in the inning, but Post 10 tied the game up in the top of the 7th, then scored 2 more runs in the 9th as Mike Medori and Kyle Hayman both scored with 2 outs to notch the win.

For Post 10, Adam Pugh and Eric Gardner both doubled, Tyler Troyer had 2 doubles for Post 6, Justin Allen also doubled in the game for the Patriots.

Durney Post 27 at Sussex East Warriors:
Game 1  Sussex East 7, Durney 6
Game 2 Durney 12, Sussex East 4 

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