LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT: Wilmington clips Shelby, wins championship

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STATE AMERICAN LEGION 

BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

(Round robin play in High Point, Greensboro)

DIVISIONS

STARS: Wilmington, Garner, High Point, Shelby

STRIPES: Pitt County, Whiteville, Rowan County, Caldwell County

MONDAY’S CHAMPIONSHIP RESULT

Wilmington 8, Shelby 3; Wilmington (21-6) advances to Southeast Regional in Asheboro on Aug. 8-12; Shelby finishes 31-4.

GAME COVERAGE BY WILMINGTON STAR NEWS: http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180730/wilmington-post-10-wins-state-title

LAST SUNDAY’S SEMIFINAL RESULTS

Wilmington 4, Pitt County 0

GAME COVERAGE BY WILMINGTON STAR NEWS: http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180729/post-10-moves-on-to-state-tournament-final

Shelby 4, Rowan 3

COVERAGE BY SHELBY DAILY STAR: http://www.shelbystar.com/sports/20180730/shelby-post-82-survives-lightning-rain-delay-and-rowan-county-in-dramatic-tourney-win

LAST SATURDAY’S RESULTS

(at Finch Field)

SHELBY 6, Garner 5

GAME COVERAGE BY SHELBY STAR: http://www.shelbystar.com/sports/20180728/shelby-downs-garner-advances-to-sundays-nc-legion-tournament-semifinals

Wilmington 11, High Point 1, 6 inn.

GAME COVERAGE BY WILMINGTON STAR NEWS: http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180728/post-10-advances-to-state-semifinals

(at UNC Greensboro)

Rowan County 7, Whiteville 3

GAME COVERAGE BY SALISBURY POST: https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/07/28/behind-owen-rowan-legion-stays-alive-at-state-tournament/

CALDWELL COUNTY 4, Pitt County 0, Caldwell County finishes season 22-14

GAME COVERAGE OF WHITEVILLE NEWS REPORTER:

OTHER RESULTS

LAST THURSDAY

(at Finch Field)

Wilmington 2, Garner 1, 8 inn.

GAME COVERAGE BY THE WILMINGTON STAR NEWS: http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180726/kyle-smiths-home-run-lifts-post-10-past-garner

High Point 5, SHELBY 0

GAME COVERAGE BY THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE: http://www.hpenews.com/sports/

(at Willard Stadium, High Point University)

Pitt County 11, Whiteville 6

GAME COVERAGE BY THE WHITEVILLE NEWS REPORTER: https://nrcolumbus.com/sports/early-8-spot-dooms-post-137/

Rowan County 6,  CALDWELL COUNTY 2

GAME COVERAGE BY THE SALISBURY POST: https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/07/27/rowan-wins-opener-in-state-tournament/

LAST FRIDAY

(at Finch Field)

Whiteville 6, CALDWELL COUNTY 4, 8 inn.

GAME COVERAGE BY WHITEVILLE NEWS REPORTER: https://nrcolumbus.com/sports/

Pitt County 9, Rowan County 2

GAME COVERAGE BY THE SALISBURY POST: https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/07/28/rowan-pitt-in-state-legion-tournament/

(at UNC Greensboro)

Garner 7, High Point 5

GAME COVERAGE BY THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE: http://www.hpenews.com/sports/

SHELBY 11, Wilmington 5

GAME COVERAGE BY WILMINGTON STAR NEWS: http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180727/post-10-falls-apart-after-early-lead

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