American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional set to begin in Asheboro

Posted 8/9/19

ASHEBORO — Area baseball fans are in for quite the treat this week at the 2019 American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional will take place at McCray Park in Asheboro.

Randolph County Post 45, which …

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American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional set to begin in Asheboro

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ASHEBORO — Area baseball fans are in for quite the treat this week at the 2019 American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional will take place at McCray Park in Asheboro.

Randolph County Post 45, which has played host to the Southeast Regional for the previous six seasons, will now be the host squad for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

The state of Virginia will also shift from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic.

Opening day action begins on Wednesday, August 7 when Middletown, DE Post 25 (13-8) battles Morgantown, WV Post 2 (33-8) at 9:30 a.m.

Thirty minutes after the completion of that contest Vienna, VA Post 180 (32-2) and Brooklawn, NJ Post 72 (30-9) will square off in the second game of the day.

Game three on Wednesday will pit Funkstown, MD Post 211 (25-6) against North Carolina state champion Wilmington Post 10 (23-2) at 4:30 p.m.

The nightcap contest will see Hamburg, NY Post 527 (21-4) battle Randolph County Post 45 (32-9) thirty minutes following the third game of the day.

Action will resume on Thursday, August 8 with the loser of game one taking on the loser of game three at 9:30 a.m. in game five of the event before the loser of game two and the loser of game four will do battle thirty minutes after in game six.

At 4:30 p.m., the winner of game one and the winner of game three will tangle in game seven of the tournament before the winner of game two and the winner of game four get after it thirty minutes later in the nightcap in game eight.

On Friday, August 9, the winner of game six and the loser of game seven will go at it at 12:30 p.m. before the winner of game five and the loser of game eight tangle at 4:30 p.m. The final contest on Friday will feature the winner of game seven versus the winner of game eight.

Game 12 will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 10 with game 13 set for 30 minutes after its conclusion.

On Sunday, August 11, Game 14 is set for 4:30 p.m. with an if-necessary game slated for 30 minutes after its conclusion if the Mid-Atlantic Regional hasn’t been decided.

A tournament pass good for all the games is $40 while tickets for each two game session are $12, and a ticket for a single game at 12:30 p.m. on Friday is $6.

Randolph County Post 45 has won the previous two Southeast Regionals and advanced to the American Legion World Series in Shelby.

2019 MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SCHEDULE

Wednesday, August 7

Game 1: 9:30 Middletown, DE vs Morgantown, WV

Game 2: (dh) Vienna, VA vs Brooklawn, NJ

Game 3: 4:30 Funkstown, MD vs Wilmington, NC

Game 4: (dh) Hamburg, NY vs Randolph, NC

Thursday, August 8

Game 5: 9:30 L 1 L 3

Game 6: (dh) L 2 L 4

Game 7: 4:30 W 1 W 3

Game 8: (dh) W 2 W 4

Friday, August 9

Game 9: 12:30 W 6 L 7

Game 10: 4:30 W 5 L 8

Game 11: (dh) W 7 W 8

Saturday, August 10

Game 12: 4:30

Game 13: 7:30

Sunday, August 11

Game 14: 1:30

Game 15: 4:30 if necessary

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