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  • Nanticoke Post 6 Patriots fall to 2-15 after dropping doubleheader to Delvets Post 1

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    • American Legion Standings
      1. Stahl Post 30 (12-0-0)

      2. Delaware Post 1 (11-5-0)

      3. Post 10 Generals (10-4-0)

      4. Fox Post 2 (10-6-0)

      5. Post 25 Middletown (8-7-1)
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      American Legion Standings
      1. Stahl Post 30 (12-0-0)
      2. Delaware Post 1 (11-5-0)
      3. Post 10 Generals (10-4-0)
      4. Fox Post 2 (10-6-0)
      5. Post 25 Middletown (8-7-1)
      6. R.C. duPont Post 18 Aviators (7-5-0)
      7. Delvets Post 1 (5-6-0)
      8. Post 3 Milford (3-11-1)
      9. Durney Post 27 (2-11-0)
      10. Nanticoke Post 6 Patriots (2-15-0)
  • The Nanticoke Post 6 Patriots fell to 2-15 over the weekend after dropping both games of a doubleheader against Delvets Post 1 on Saturday, July 6.
     
    In Game One, Post 6 took an early 3-0 lead bringing 9 batters to the plate in the second inning. Delvets Post 1 grabbed the lead after a 5-run fourth inning to go ahead 6-3. Nanticoke’s  seventh inning rally fell short and they dropped Game One 6-4.
     
    Anthony Jefferson went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and 3 stolen bases in the loss.  Bruce Mosely added an RBI and 2 stolen bases, while John Keefe batted in the remaining run for Post 6.
     
    In Game Two, Post 6 would fall again to Delvets Post 1 5-4 in a seesaw battle. Tied at 3 after the fifth inning, Delvets Post 1 scored 2 runs in the top-half of the sixth inning to take a 5-3 lead into the seventh and final inning.
     
    After getting within a run and putting the tying run on base, Post 6 was unable to make the late comeback.
     
    Kole Hearn and Eric Willey combined to go 4-for-6 with an RBI in the losing effort. Anthony Jefferson and John Keefe both had RBI’s for the Patriots.
     
    Post 6 will return to the diamond on Thursday when they travel to Milford to take on Post 3, first pitch scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
     
    This weekend, the Patriots have 3 games on the schedule facing Stahl Post 30 and Durney Post 27. Post 6 will host Stahl Post 30 on Saturday, first pitch scheduled for noon. On Sunday, the Patriots face Durney Post 27 in a doubleheader at Seaford High School, Game One starts at noon, with Game Two to follow at 3:00 p.m.
     
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