American Legion Baseball
|Posted by Legion Baseball on July 20, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
Region 6 Tournament Capsules
League: Host, Allegheny East
Manager: William Holmes
How They Got Here: Plum defeated Penn Hills 6-0 and Springdale 2-1 in the Allegheny East playoffs. Plum last hosted regionals in 2010 and finished 0-2.
League: Beaver County Champion
Manager: Dave Denniston
How They Got Here: Hopewell swept River City three games to none in the league championship series. Hopewell won the 2010 regional tournament.
League: Allegheny South #1 Seed
Manager: Tom Simcho
How They Got Here: West Mifflin advanced to the regional tournament by winning three straight in the league playoffs, including a 9-7 win over Upper St. Clair in the Winners' Bracket Final.
Upper St. Clair
League: Allegheny South #2 Seed
Manager: Sev McMurtry
How They Got Here: Despite a loss to West Mifflin, Upper St. Clair rebounded to claim a regional berth by knocking off Peters Township 13-2. Upper St. Clair last advanced to regionals in 2010.
League: Fayette County Playoff Champion
Manager: John Pryzbylinski
How They Got Here: Connellsville defeated Uniontown 16-11 following a 15 run outburst in the first two innings. One of the hottest teams in the regional, Connellsville has won eleven in a row.
League: Fayette County Regular Season Champion
Manager: Scott DeBerry
How They Got Here: Following a regular season title, Uniontown dropped the championship series to Connellsville. Uniontown is back regionals following a 1-2 finish a year ago.
League: Allegheny East
Manager: Keith Borman
How They Got Here: Penn Hills qualified along with Plum through the Allegheny East playoffs eliminating Springdale 9-6 to claim the league's second bid.
League: Allegheny West Champion
Manager: Brandon Dittmar
How They Got Here: Houston qualified for the regional playoffs by defeating Keystone Oaks in the league championship series.