Red Lion, New Oxford begin Region 4 American Legion baseball playoff action on Friday
Red Lion and New Oxford begin their Region 4 American Legion playoff journeys on Friday.
New Oxford (13-2) is the York-Adams champion, while Red Lion (14-2) finished as the runner-up. West Division champion New Oxford beat East Division champion Red Lion for Y-A crown on Monday, 5-1.
All of the games in the regional event will be played at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg.
New Oxford will open the regional playoffs at 9:30 a.m. Friday vs. Cumberland County champion New Cumberland. That game will be followed at approximately noon when Red Lion faces Dauphin County champion Paxton.
The other Friday matchups in the eight-team tournament feature Dauphin runner-up Upper Dauphin vs. Franklin County champion Waynesboro at 3 p.m., followed by Lebanon County champion Myerstown vs. the host team, Mechanicsburg, at 5:30 p.m.
The double-elimination tournament is scheduled to run for five days, ending on Tuesday, weather permitting.
Reach Steve Heiser at firstname.lastname@example.org.