The Utica Post 229 JR Team will play in the Department of New York State American Legion Baseball Junior Tournament beginning Thursday at Delutis Field in Rome.

The team finished 11-11 overall and 10-5 in the league, which was good enough for second place in the Marines Division.  The team went 7-1 to close out the season.  In the playoffs the team went 3-2, losing to the eventual District Champions twice, both 1-0 games, with the Championship game taking 10 innings to be decided.

The tournament info is as follows:

The 2017 Department of New York Junior American Legion Baseball Championship Tournament will be held at Delutis Field in Rome, NY from July 27th through July 29th.  The Championship Tournament will be a six (6) team pool play tournament, with champions from the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 9th Districts.

Army Pool  Navy Pool
D3 Champ Saugerties D4 Champ Clinton County
D5 Champ Whitestown Post 1113 D5 Host Utica Post 229
D6 Champ Vestal Post 89 D9 Champ Middletown Post 151

Game Schedule

  • Game 1: Thursday 4PM:        Saugerties vs Vestal Post 89
  • Game 2: Thursday 7PM:        Clinton County vs Middletown Post 151
  • Game 3: Friday 10AM:           Saugerties vs Whitestown Post 1113
  • Game 4: Friday 1PM:             Utica Post 229 vs Clinton County
  • Game 5: Friday 4PM: Whitestown Post 1113 vs Vestal Post 89
  • Game 6: Friday 7PM:             Middletown Post 151 vs Utica Post 229
  • Game 7: Saturday 10:30 AM Army Pool champion vs Navy Pool champion (Note that only the Championship Game will be played at Murnane Field)