Wilcox legion team

Front l-r, Lucas Bauer, Dalton Stahli, Kaden Dennis, Aiden Zimmerman, Collin Porter, Jefferson Freeburg. Back l-r, Luke Zimmerman, Caden Smiley, Carson Whiteman, Gabe Watts, Reese Novosel, Domenic Allegretto. The team is managed by Scott Zimmerman. Assistants include Mike Porter, Casey Zimmerman, and Tony Allegretto.

Wilcox starts pool play at 1 p.m. on Friday at the American Legion Baseball Region 8 Tournament being held at the Northwestern High School Baseball Field in Albion.

The Elk County League regular season champs meet Meadville, Crawford County’s number two team on Friday. Games are held at 10 a.m., and 1, 4, and 7 p.m. on the first three days. The finals will be held on Monday.

Post 467 is in Pool B that also includes Smethport, Elk County’s third-place finisher, and Wesleyville – the Erie County champ. Pool A is made up of Crawford County’s top team French Creek, Elk County second-place finisher Bradford, the Erie County number two Corry, and host Albion Post 567.

Wilcox will play Smethport at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Sunday’s 1 p.m. match-up with Wesleyville will round out pool play.

The top team from each group will play the second-place finisher from the other in the semi-finals on Monday. The game involving the top Pool A team will be played at 10 a.m. The second semi is booked for 1 p.m. The winners will advance to the title game at 4 p.m.

The Region 8 winner advances to the Pennsylvania Championship which is being played at War Memorial Field in Ephrata July 24-29.

All Post 467 games will be aired on WDDH, 97.5 FM – The Hound.

 Schedule (All games and times subject to change due to weather)

Friday, July 16

10 a.m. – Corry vs. Bradford

1 p.m. – Wilcox vs. Meadville

4 p.m. – Wesleyville vs. Smethport

7 p.m. – French Creek vs. Albion

Saturday, July 17

10 a.m. – Wilcox vs. Smethport

1 p.m. – Bradford vs. French Creek

4 p.m. – Meadville vs. Wesleyville

7 p.m. – Corry vs. Albion

Sunday, July 18

10 a.m. – Corry vs. French Creek

1 p.m. – Wilcox vs. Wesleyville

4 p.m. – Smethport vs. Meadville

7 p.m. – Bradford vs. Albion

Monday, July 19

10 a.m. – 1st place Pool A vs. 2nd place Pool B

1 p.m. – 1st place Pool B vs. 2nd place Pool A

4 p.m. – Finals

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