American Legion Post 87(High Point) ticketed for State Tournament with Geoghegan(SWG), Ferrante(Wesleyan), Whited(Ragsdale), Beane(Central) and Anderson(Ragsdale) providing the punch


High Point Post 87 punched its ticket to the American Legion state tournament Friday evening in Asheboro, defeating Randolph County 8-4 to win the Area III “A” bracket. The Junior HiToms will begin a best-of-3 series with Rowan County today at Newman Park in Salisbury, which will determine the No 1 seed from Area III for the state tournament to be held in Morehead City July 21-25.

Against Post 45, the HiToms broke a 3-3 tie with a five-run seventh inning to make it 8-3. Randolph could manage only one more run after that as their season came to an end at 21-10.

Sean Geoghegan (7-1) once again was brilliant on the mound firing eight innings of nine-hit ball and 12 strikeouts.

At the plate, Chris Ferrante had three hits and two RBIs, Mike Whited had two hits and two runs, Seth Beane two hits with a run and RBI and DeSean Anderson had two RBIs to go with his sixth home run of the year.

HIgh Point improves to 19-8 for the season.

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  1. HiToms Post 87 took the first game of the Region III championship series 6-5 from Rowan County. They play Sunday at Finch Field at 7:00 pm.

  2. Great Game….. Rowan had an incredible crowd at the game…. We need alot of folks to come out to Finch tonite and support Post 87…. They have had a great week…

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