Congratulations to the Utica Post 229 players that received all league honors. From the Senior team there is Jack Santacroce, Vincenzo Castronovo, Vito Castronovo, Myles Felton. From the Junior team there is Chaz SanFilippo, Josh Raymer and Reilly Fischer. For the complete list of players please see Legion baseball.com.
Ben Kilian of the Utica Post 229 Senior team has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the Department of New York American Legion Baseball Committee. The Committee awards four scholarships each year. Each team in the State is allowed to choose one player to submit their application. Ben graduated from Thomas R Proctor in June and will be attending Boston University in the Fall.
The Utica Post 229 Senior teams season ended abruptly at the hands of rival Smith Post. After a back and forth game, the teams went to the 10th inning tied at 6. Smith Post catcher Mark Minnicozi hit a game winning walk off single. Utica ends the season with a 20-9 record.
The Utica Post 229 Junior season came to an end today in Boonville with a 13-8 loss to Roberts JR. Utica led going into the bottom of the 6th inning but couldn’t hold on to advance. Utica Juniors finish the season with a 12-15 record.
The Utica Post 229 Senior team defeated Sherrill Post by a 7-3 score behind a complete game performance from Parker Goldsmith (See Box score). The loss eliminated Sherrill Post. Utica Post will play Smith Post in another elimination game Tuesday at Murnane Field at 430PM.
The Utica Post 229 Senior team dropped its playoff opener at home to Oriskany Post by a score of 7-5. See box score.
The Utica Post 229 Junior team suffered the same fate losing to Love Post by a score of 7-3 on Saturday night.
Both teams attempt to stave off elimination on Monday. The Junior team takes on Roberts Post at 10AM at BYAA (Boonville) and the Senior team takes on Sherrill Post at 430PM at New Hartford High School.
The Utica Post 229 Senior team begins its quest to repeat as District 5 Champions Sunday at 11AM at Murnane against Oriskany Post. The Senior team qualified with a 13-5 league record winning the Air Force Division. Please see playoff preview for details.
The Utica Post 229 Junior team finished the season with a 11-7 record, earning the 5th seed in the District 5 playoffs. The Junior team will face Love Post Saturday at 7PM at BYAA in Boonville. Please see playoff preview for details.
The Utica Post JR team fell to the undefeated Oneida Post JR team by a score of 7-1 at Murnane Field tonight. In the night cap, the Utica Post SR team defeated the Oneida Post SR team by a score of 10-0 in 5 innings. Pat Histed went the distance on the mound allowing only one hit. Box Score
Both Utica Post 229 baseball teams won by the identical score of 5-0 last night.
The Utica Post 229 Senior team defeated Smith Post by a score of 5-0 behind the complete game performance by Parker Goldsmith. See boxscore.
The Utica Post 229 Junior team defeated Oriskany Post by a score of 5-0 behind the complete game performance by Jayson Bonner.
The Utica Post 229 JR team started the game with 3 consecutive errors which lead to an early 6-0 deficit which ended with a loss to Whitestown JR by a score of 12-5 at Murnane Field.
In the nightcap the Utica Post 229 SR team defeated Whitestown by a score of 2-1. See Box Score for details.
The teams have the no games scheduled over graduation weekend.