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June 29th

Wilcox Legion shuts out Brockway, 6-0

June 29, 2014

WILCOX – Wilcox's bats scored two runs in half their innings.
Wilcox's pitching shut Brockway out the whole game.
Wilcox had some timely hits and dominant pitching as the American Legion team won 6-0 over Brockway Sunday afternoon at Jones Township Community Park.

June 27th

Major League All-Stars advance past Smethport/Mt. Jewett

June 28, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The second time playing at Knothole Area Recreational Park did the trick for the Elk County Major League baseball All-Stars Friday night.
Playing their second straight home game, Elk County picked up a 10-3 victory over Smethport/Mt. Jewett to advance forward in the consolation bracket of the District 10 tournament.

June 24th

Elk County Minor League All-Stars fall to DuBois 9-5 in D-10 opener

June 24, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The Elk County Minor League (9- and 10-year-olds) All-Stars lost 9-5 to DuBois Tuesday evening at Knothole Area Recreational Park in the opening round of the District 10 Little League Tournament.

June 23rd

Elk County All-Stars defeat Brockway, 18-5

June 24, 2014

The Elk County Major League All-Star Team (11- and 12-year-olds) won their first game of the all-star tournament 18-5 when they traveled to Brockway Monday night.

St. Marys and Wilcox Legion teams split in doubleheader

June 24, 2014

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 team hosted Wilcox for a doubleheader on Monday at Berwind Park, with the teams splitting the victories. St. Marys won the first game in a 12-0 shutout while Wilcox claimed an 11-6 victory in the second game.

Smethport Legion defeats Ridgway, 13-1

June 24, 2014

The Ridgway American Legion baseball team lost 13-1 in five innings to Smethport in action Monday evening at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
Smethport scored six runs in the first inning and five runs in the fifth inning to help propel them to the victory.

June 22nd

MacDonald walk-off single leads Wilcox to win

June 23, 2014

WILCOX – Locked in a tight game Sunday night, the Wilcox American Legion baseball team loaded the bases with no outs in the fifth inning but came up empty while facing a one-run deficit against Fox Township.
Ben MacDonald wouldn't let his team make the same mistake twice.
With the bases loaded with two outs in the home half of the seventh, MacDonald smacked a Caleb Bennett offering into left center field to score pinch runner Jacob Zimmerman and Cole Peterson for the 4-3 walk-off come-from-behind win over Fox Township.

Brockway Legion defeats Ridgway, 8-3

June 22, 2014

Brockway used a strong five-run first inning to propel themselves to an 8-3 victory over Ridgway Sunday evening at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.

June 20th

Wilcox Legion downs Ridgway, 8-0

June 20, 2014

WILCOX – It was a night for young stars to shine at Jones Township Community Park.
Led by a complete-game shutout by Neil MacDonald, Wilcox defeated Ridgway 8-0 in American Legion baseball action Friday night.
MacDonald allowed four hits, all singles, walked three and struck out five for Wilcox.

June 13th

Crusaders come up short in state title bid

June 14, 2014

STATE COLLEGE – One step made all the difference in the Elk County Catholic Crusaders winning the PIAA Class A Baseball Championship 2-1 in regulation and losing it 2-1 to Devon Prep in extra innings.
Senior Vincent Jacob led off the first inning with a double, went to third on a wild pitch, and came home as Ivan Wortman flied out for the second out of the inning. Jacob's run appeared to give the Crusaders an early lead, but Devon Prep checked to see if he had left early, and the umpires ruled that he had, negating the run and resulting in the third out for Elk Catholic.

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