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Post 447 ADKs tops Norwood, Montreal to win title

June 20, 2014
Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - After starting off the season with a controversial loss, it's been all wins for the Post 447 Adirondacks baseball team.

The squad, comprised of North Country high school players, including six from Lake Placid, improved to 3-1 with three victories over the weekend.

Playing in the NLBL wooden bat league, Adirondacks topped Newport, Vermont 3-1 in a league game Friday, and then won two games as tournament host Saturday in matchups played at the North Elba Show Grounds.

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Players on the Post 447 Adirondacks baseball team celebrate their tournament victory Saturday at the North Elba Show Grounds. The squad includes players Alex Brandes, Luke Carpenter, Kamm Cassidy, Evan Damp, Ryan Damp, Kevin Geesler, Matt Kratz, Noah Mohr, Colby Pertak, Connor Preston, Noah Santana, Casey Sturgeon, Drew Sturgeon, Joe Viscardo, Billy Waldy and Chris Williams; assistant coaches Brian Brandes and Randy Pertak, and head coach Rik Cassidy.
(Photo— Alicia Brandes)

In Saturday's round-robin tournament, Adirondacks outscored its two opponents by a combined 20-6 while winning the title. Adirondacks started off the day with a 9-1 triumph over Norwood and then notched an 11-5 victory over the Montreal Prospects in the championship game.

The team travels to Cooperstown this weekend for a pair of games. It will play on Saturday against Axton and on Sunday, the team will step onto Doubleday Field for a rematch against Newport.



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