Utica Post fell in the opening game of the states to Dryden Post by a score of 17-4.  Utica allowed 7 runs before they got to the plate on 5 hits and 2 errors, which proved to be too much to recover from.  Tom DeBernardis took the loss on the mound  Mike Scotellaro had 3 hits for Utica.  Ryan Donovan had a 2 run home run.  Utica plays Thursday at 9:30 AM in an elimination game.