The Utica Post Senior team was eliminated from the District Playoffs tonight, losing to New Hartford, 9-7 in 10 innings.

Utica rallied to tie the game with 3 in the 9th inning but couldn’t overcome multiple errors en route to the loss.



On Sunday Utica fell to Ilion by a score of 6-5, with the rally in the 9th inning falling just short.



Utica finishes the season with a 21-11 overall record.

The Utica Post JR team was eliminated from the District playoffs today, losing a heartbreaker to Whitestown Post in 9 innings by a score of 7-6. Whitestown rallied to tie the game by scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Utica lost earlier in the day to top seeded William Russell Post by a score of 6-2. Utica finishes the season with an overall record of 14-10.

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

The seeds for the playoffs are as follows:

1 – Smith Post 24

2 – Whitestown Post 1113

3 – Utica Post 229

4 – Roberts Post 161

5 – Fort Schuyler Post 1290

6 – Ilion Post 920

7 – New Hartford Post 1376

8 – Oneida Post 169


The schedule is as follows:

Sunday July 20

  • Game 1:  Fort Schuyler at Roberts — 4PM @ Holland Patent HS
  • Game 2:  New Hartford at Whitestown – 12PM @ SUNY
  • Game 3:  Ilion at Utica — 11AM @ Murnane
  • Game 4:  Oneida at Smith —5 pm @ RFA (old) High School

Monday July 21

  • 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

Beginning Tuesday all games will be played at Murnane Field.


The Playoffs begin Sunday at 11AM at Murnane.  Full seedings to be announced Saturday afternoon.

The District 5 Junior American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament will begin on Saturday at BYAA in Boonville. The top 4 teams out of the 12 team league advance to the playoffs.

The seeds are as follows:

#1 seed – William Russell (Vernon) Post 404

#2 seed – Whitestown Post 1113

#3 seed – Morris Edwards Post 168

#4 seed – Utica Post 229


The schedule for the 4 team double elimination tournament is as follows.

Saturday July 19th

Game 1:  #3 seed vs. #2 seed—10 am

Game 2:  #4 seed vs. #1 seed—1 pm

Game 3:  Loser game 1 vs. Loser Game 2—4:30 pm (Loser Eliminated)

Game 4: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2—7 pm

Sunday July 20th

Game 5: Loser Game 4 vs. Winner Game 3—2 pm (Loser Eliminated)

Game 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5— 5 pm

Monday July 21st

Game 7: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 6—7 pm (if necessary)


Utica Post Sweeps Clonan Wicks Staley in a twin bill at Murnane.





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