For the first time in 35 years, the Elkins American Legion baseball team will be storming out onto the field for regional tournament action.
Post 29, which defeated South Charleston for the state championship last Saturday, will tangle with Brooklawn (N.J.) in opening round action of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament on Thursday.
Game time is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at Owls Field in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. The team boarded a charter bus for their destination this morning at 8 a.m.
The Elkins American Legion baseball team will open regional competition Thursday in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. Team members include, front row, from left, Silas Gibson, Tyler Shreve, James Martin, Wes Felton, Brennan Dettinger, Chance Price and Garrett Riggleman; second row, from left, Colby Gainer, Issac Riggleman, Ben Lonergan, Jake Wyatt, Doug Smith, Brandon Hamons and James Gainer; back row, from left, general manager Chris George, assistant coach Spencer Webley, Cody Gainer, Scott Fox, Corey Howell, Heath Broughton, Caten Murphy, Trevor Mouser, Christian Scott, Ryne Bonnell, assistant coach Adam Fansler, head coach Joe Ross and assistant coach Lance VanNoy.
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