McKeever Post’s attempt to win the state American Legion baseball championship fell one game short, as the squad dropped a 4-2 decision to Rockland in the championship game.
Michael Gabriele allowed only four hits, while Matt Rowan (Canisius HS) had three hits. Bam Ruggiero was named the tournament’s top hitter with a .524 average.
Elsewhere in amateur baseball, Orville’s defeated the Berea Blue Sox, 7-2, in the Cincinnati Regional of the AAABA tournament. Orville’s moved on to the semifinals, which will take place on Sunday morning.