American Legion - Wareham Post #220 Baseball Program: 2011 Season

2011 Weekly Game Reports!



WEEK #1 See article from the Wareham Week - http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/sports/story/wareham-legion-post-baseball-begins/111239

Dennis 5, Post #220 3 (0-1) - The Wareham Legion Post #220 Baseball Club opened the 2011 season w/ a home loss to Dennis. Ian Searles (Wareham) pitched well enough to win, allowing only two earned runs on 6 hits and finished w/ 3K’s over four plus innings of work. Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) also pitched well in his first relief appearance of the summer. Sean Griffith (Bourne) collected his first American Legion hit (double), going 1-for-3 w/ 2 RBI's. Billy Peterson (Wareham) also went 1-for-3 w/ 1 RBI on the night.

Post #220 14, Hingham 7 (1-1) - Playing on the road, the Post #220 bats came alive by collecting a total of 14 hits in the game. Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) collected his first American Legion hit and went 1-for-3 w/ 2 walks and a run scored. Also, collecting their first American Legion hits were Tyler Horton (Wareham) and Zach Angelo (Tabor). Horton had two doubles and scored twice, while Angelo had two singles to go along with two runs scored. Sean Conway (Wareham) had the big blast of the game, connecting on a fourth inning grand slam and finished w/ 6 RBI's on the day. Billy Peterson (Wareham) and Ian Searles (Wareham) each went 2-for-4. While, Sean Griffith (Bourne) and Nick Gray (Old Rochester) each collected a hit w/ one run scored. Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) earned the win in allowing 7 runs and collected 5K's in a complete game grinder. Offensively, Sullivan went 2-for-5 w/ 2 runs scored.

WEEK #2 See article from the Wareham Week - http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/sports/story/wareham-legion-post-baseball-round-up/118555

See article from the Wareham Courier - http://www.wickedlocal.com/wareham/sports/x1260741942/Legion-Baseball-roundup#axzz1QnLfFR19

Post #220 5, Kingston 3 (2-1) - Sean Conway (Wareham) delivered again. This time, it was on the hill. Conway allowed only three runs, scattering seven hits and collected 5k's along the way. Shea Doonan (Tabor) finished the day going 1-for-2 w/ 2 walks and a run scored, while catcher Zach Angelo (Tabor) enjoyed a 1-for-2 day and collected a sac fly RBI.

Post #220 6, Bridgewater 6 TIE (2-1-1) - Post #220 had to settle for a 6-6 tie as the game was called due to darkness after eight innings of play in Bridgewater. After opening up the game with four runs in the first, Post #220 could only push across two more runs on a fourth inning 2-run HR by Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College). Shea Doonan (Tabor) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI, while Max Gay (Plymouth South) collected his first American Legion hit as he went 1-for-2 w/ a run scored. Jake Mele (Plymouth South) pitched 7 strong innings allowing only four earned runs on 10 hits. After Bridgewater tied the game in the bottom half of the seventh, Tom Wells (Plymouth South) pitched well in the eigth inning to preserve the tie.

Marshfield 8, Post #220 7 (2-2-1) - Trailing by five runs in the bottom of the seventh, Post #220's rally came up just short in a tough loss to Marshfield. Ian Searles (Wareham) pitched six tough innings allowing only 6 hits and 5 earned runs on the night. Tom Wells (Plymouth South) collected his first American Legion hit and went 1-for-3. Nick Gray (Old Rochester) had a 2 hit game and collected an RBI, while Sean Griffith (Bourne) went 2-for-4 w/ 2 RBI's. Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) only allowed an unearned run to go along with a strikeout in the top of the seventh inning. Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College), Shea Doonan (Tabor), Billy Peterson (Wareham), and Zach Angelo (Tabor) each collected a hit in the game.

Post #220 8, Rockland 6 (3-2-1) - After jumping out to a six run lead after two innings, Post #220 allowed six unanswered runs making it a tie game through five and a half innings of play. After a leadoff walk in the bottom half of the fifth inning to Sean Conway (Wareham), Shea Doonan's (Tabor) double brought him around to score, putting Post #220 up for good. An insurance run was added in the sixth inning, when Nick Gray's (Old Rochester) RBI single scored Billy Peterson (Wareham) who led off with a single. Gray finished 2-for-4 w/ 2 runs scored and an RBI, while Peterson enjoyed a 2-for-3 night w/ a stolen base and 2 runs scored. Tom Wells (Plymouth South) earned the win by pitching 5 innings, allowing 5 earned runs on 7 hits and collecting five strikeouts along the way. Jake Mele (Plymouth South) closed out the final two innings on 18 pitches, earning his first save.

Brockton 13, Post #220 3 (3-3-1) - Brockton scored eight runs in the fourth inning and put the game out of reach, as Post #220 took it's worst loss of the season. Sean Conway (Wareham) went 1-for-2 w/ an RBI and a run scored. Billy Peterson (Wareham) had an RBI triple, while Shea Doonan (Tabor) added an RBI double in the top of the fourth.

WEEK #3 See article from the Wareham Week - http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/sports/story/legion-post-baseball-club-going-strong-with-three-game-winning-streak/121201

Post #220 8, Whitman 4 (4-3-1)Billy Peterson (Wareham) reached base in all three plate appearances by going 2-for-2 w/ a walk, one run scored and an RBI. Catcher Max Gay (Plymouth South) enjoyed a two hit afternoon and connected on a bases loaded RBI during the fifth inning. On the mound, Sean Conway (Wareham) went six plus innings, allowing eight hits, two earned runs and one strikeout. Tom Wells (Plymouth South) was able to get the final three outs on a fielder’s choice and two strikeouts. Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) went 2-for 4, w/ a double and two runs scored, while Tyler Horton (Wareham) and Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) each added a run producing double in the game.

Post #220 7, Hawkeye 6 (5-3-1)Jake Mele (Plymouth South) pitched another strong 7 innings as he scatterd only 4 hits in earning his first American Legion win, handing Hawkeye their first loss of the summer season. Hadley Stone (Taft) collected his first American Legion hit and went 1-for-1 w/ a run scored and a sacrifice. Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) went 2-for-2, w/ a double and an RBI, while Sean Griffith (Bourne) went 2-for-4 w/ an RBI. Also, offensively, Zach Angelo (Tabor) produced a 2-for-3 night w/ a double and an RBI.

Post #220 3, Middleboro 1 (6-3-1) – Behind a solid pitching performance by Ian Searles (Wareham), Post #220 has won three in a row for the first time this season. Searles went seven complete innings, allowing just four hits, one unearned run and 10K’s. Sean Conway (Wareham) went 2-for-4 w/ a double and one run scored. While, Sean Griffith (Bourne) and Billy Peterson (Wareham) each enjoyed a two hit night. Max Gay (Plymouth South) went 1-for-3 w/ a double and Shea Doonan (Tabor) added a base hit on the night.

WEEK #4 See article from the Wareham Week - http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/sports/story/wareham-legion-post-baseball-round-up/124143?cid=238590

See article from the Wareham Courier - http://www.wickedlocal.com/wareham/sports/x1629186644/Post-220-senses-a-bit-of-urgency#axzz1RiqA2A36

Post #220 11, Pembroke 2 (7-3-1) – With a great effort on the hill, Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) and Post #220 are riding a four game winning streak. Nova pitched six innings, allowing only two hits, two unearned runs and 2K’s. Sean Conway (Wareham) went 4-for-5 w/ two doubles and three RBI’s, while Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) enjoyed a three hit game. Team captain, Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College), Zach Angelo (Tabor) and Billy Peterson (Wareham) each enjoyed a two hit night in leading Post #220’s fifteen hit attack.

Hanover 7, Post #220 3 (7-4-1) – At the top of the lineup, Nick Gray (Old Rochester) went 3-for-4, while Billy Peterson (Wareham) had another two hit performance w/ one run scored. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for Post #220 as Hanover scored all seven of their runs in the first three innings. Tom Wells (Plymouth South) was able to keep Hanover scoreless in their final three frames, but Post #220 was unable to put a rally together.

Plymouth 12, Post #220 2 (7-5-1) – After Plymouth opened the game w/ five runs in the first inning, Post #220 was unable to recover. Even though Post #220 collected more hits (9 to 8) than Plymouth, walks and mistakes proved to be the difference. Sean Conway (Wareham) went 3-for-3 w/ an RBI. Zach Angelo (Tabor) had two hits, while Nick Gray (Old Rochester), Sean Griffith (Bourne), Shea Doonan (Tabor) and Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) each collected a hit.

Barnstable 8, Post #220 3 (7-6-1) – For the third consecutive game, Post #220 collected more hits than their opponent. Unfortunately, the runs on the scoreboard have reflected the complete opposite during a current three game losing streak. Barnstable jumped out to an early six run lead, and Post #220 was not able to close the gap. Shea Doonan (Tabor) and Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) each collected two hits on the night, while Ryan Steek (Upper Cape) added his first American Legion hit in the bottom of the seventh.

WEEK #5 See article from the Wareham Week - http://wareham-ma.villagesoup.com/sports/story/legion-post-wraps-up-season-with-big-win/126527

Plymouth 14, Post #220 4 (7-7-1) – In the midst of a four game losing streak, Post #220 is being outscored by an average of seven runs. Offensively, they did put up ten hits as Sean Conway (Wareham) went 3-for-3 w/ a run scored. Shea Doonan (Tabor) went 2-for-3 w/ an RBI, while Zach Angelo (Tabor), Ryan Steek (Upper Cape), Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College), Billy Peterson (Wareham), Tyler Horton (Wareham), each collected a hit.

Duxbury 11, Post #220 5 (7-8-1) – Holding a 5-2 lead after five innings of play, Post #220 couldn’t hang on as Duxbury scored nine unanswered runs to go ahead for good. Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) went 2-for-4, whileSean Griffith (Bourne) went 1-for-2 w/ 2 RBI’s. Sean Conway (Wareham) and Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) each hit a double. In addition, Shea Doonan (Tabor) and Billy Peterson (Wareham) eachcollected a hit on the night.

Sandwich 8, Post #220 6 (7-9-1) – While losing six games in a row, once again, Post #220 outhit their opponent, but still came up short in the runs department. Unfortunately, the disappointing 8-6 loss versus the #2 seed in the league has almost taken Post #220 out of playoff consideration. Sean Griffith (Bourne) had a big night at the plate in going 2-for-3 w/ a double and 3 RBI’s. Nick Gray (Old Rochester), Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) and Michael Sullivan (Wareham/Massasoit Community College) each collected two hits and an RBI on the night. Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) went 1-for-2 and Ian Searles (Wareham) went 2-for-2 respectively.

Norwell 4, Post #220 2 (7-10-1)Tom Wells (Plymouth South) pitched well enough to win by throwing a complete game 5 hit performance. He allowed only one earned run and collected five strike outs on the day. Billy Peterson(Wareham) started off the second w/ a nicely placed bunt and Zach Angelo (Tabor) pushed him across w/ an RBI single later in the same inning. Ryan Steek (Upper Cape) went 1-for-2 w/ an RBI and played well defensively at third base.

Marshfield 7, Post #220 5 (7-11-1)Nick Gray (Old Rochester) went 3-for3 w/ a triple and 2 runs scored, while Shea Doonan (Tabor) went 2-for-3 w/ one run scored and an RBI. Max Gay (Plymouth South) went 1-for-3 w/ an RBI single in the sixth to bring Post #220 within a run, but Marshfield held on to hand Post #220 their eight loss in a row. Davarn Nova (Coyle and Cassidy) pitched six tough innings and collected six strikeouts along the way.

Post #220 17, Dennis 1 (8-11-1) – After losing eight straight games, Post #220 took their frustrations out on Dennis in the season finale. Ian Gray (Old Rochester) tossed an impressive game on the hill by throwing five solid innings during the mercy rule game. He allowed only one run on five hits, and collected five strikeouts along the way. Offensively, Jimmy Gamache (Tabor) capped off an offensive explosion by blasting a two run home run in the top of the fifth inning. The three graduates of the program ended their legion baseball career in style, as Michael Sullivan(Wareham/Massasoit Community College) and Nick Gray (Old Rochester) each had an RBI single and scored two runs apiece, while Shea Doonan (Tabor) enjoyed a two hit, one RBI performance. Sean Conway (Wareham) scored three runs and had two RBI’s and Max Gay(Plymouth South) enjoyed a 2-for-4 day w/ two runs scored and an RBI. Sean Griffith (Bourne) also had a big day by going 2-for-3 w/ a double and three RBI’s and Ian Searles (Wareham) had an RBI single in the top of the fifth.



Saturday, April 28
The 2011 summer legion baseball season comes to an end. See the article from The Wareham Courier.....

Saturday, April 28
Congratulations to all the new players on making the 2011 Roster!
Zach Angelo - Tabor 13'

Jimmy Gamache - Tabor 13'

Max Gay - PSHS 12'

Ian Gray - ORR 12'

Sean Griffith - BHS 12'

Tyler Horton - WHS 12'

Zack Kirby - ORR 12'

Jake Mele - PSHS 11'

Ryan Steek - UCT 12'

Hadley Stone - Taft 14'

Tom Wells - PSHS 11'

Returning Players

Sean Conway - WHS 12'

Shea Doonan - Tabor 11'

Nick Gray - ORR 11'

Davarn Nova - Coyle 12'

Billy Peterson - WHS 12'

Ian Searles - WHS 12'

Michael Sullivan - WHS 10'



Monday, July 25
Conway, Nova, Searles compete for the RI Gators!

Saturday, June 11
Post #220 Alumni Ryan Delgado plays in the home opener w/ the Wareham Gateman!

Congrats to Post #220 Alumni Ryan Delgado; Earned All-TCCC Honors

Post #220 Alumni Nick Filloramo and Wheaton College Lyons crowned NEWMAC champions