Chapin/Newberry Legion Sweeps Invitational Games in Sumter

Posted 6/19/22

Chronicle Country American Legion teams had a near-perfect Saturday at the Palmetto Legion Invitationals.

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Chapin/Newberry Legion Sweeps Invitational Games in Sumter

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Chronicle Country American Legion teams had a near-perfect Saturday at the Palmetto Legion Invitationals.

Chapin/Newberry Post 193/24 won its two games at Sumter's Riley Park. It routed host team Sumter Post 15 17-8 led by Dutch Fork's Blake Martin's four RBI, four hits from Michael Lindler and three RBI by Chapin's Matthew Lively.

Kyon Daniels and Caleb Taylor both had two hits and two RBI in the win.

In Game Two, Martin went 4-4 with three RBI in a 6-3 victory over Lancaster Post 31.

Chapin/Newberry (4-2) closes out play in Sumter at 1 p.m. Sunday versus Chesterfield.

Over at South Florence High School, West Columbia suffered its first loss at the Invitational. It was defeated 18-7 by Florence Post 1 as South Florence's J.R. Williams and Hartsville's Cam Cannerella each had three hits and a home run and combined for nine RBI.

Airport's John Allen Forrester drove in four RBI and he, Gray Collegiate's Mason Turner and Brookland-Cayce's Aubrey Richardson all homered in the loss.

West Columbia closes out the tournament Sunday in Sumter against Post 15.

Chapin/Newberry, Blake Martin, West Columbia, Forrester, Turner

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