First-place Utica Post pounds Helmuth-Ingalls

Published Jul 11, 2018 at 4:10pm

Luke Bouse drove in Helmuth-Ingalls Post’s lone run of Tuesday’s 8-1 home loss to Utica Post at DeLutis Field in a District V American Legion baseball game.

Josh Wagner went 2-for-3 and scored the lone run for Helmuth-Ingalls.

Justin Matteson took the loss for the hosts, throwing five innings, giving up six runs on nine hits while walking three and striking out four.

Utica Post improved to 15-7 overall and 11-4 in league. Utica is in first place in the Navy Division by one game over Smith Post.

Helmuth-Ingalls drops to 3-13 on the season and returns to the field on Thursday night when it plays a home game against Smith Post at Rome Free Academy Stadium at 6.

Oriskany edges Moran

Aaron Drake tossed a complete game and drove in a run for Oriskany Post as it edged Moran/Sylvan Beach, 3-2, on the road.

Drake gave up two runs on four hits while issuing two walks and striking out five. Brandon Reid and Matt Enos drove in Oriskany Post’s other two runs.

Oriskany is 12-7 overall and 9-6 in league play and plays tonight on the road against Whitestown Post at 5:30 at SUNY Poly. Moran/Sylvan Beach hosts Smith Post on Friday night at 6 in a makeup game.