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J. SCOTT SEWELL / The Sumter Item  Sumter's Jackson Hoshour leaps into the air in celebration after scoring the winning run in the P-15's 4-3 victory over Goose Creek Post 166 on Wednesday at Riley Park. The win gave Sumter a 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 third-round American Legion state playoffs series.

P-15's rally in bottom of 7th to beat Post 166, take 2-0 lead

Well that was worth the wait. One night after getting washed out due to rain and thunder, the Sumter P-15's pulled out a dramatic 4-3 victory in the bottom of the seventh inning over Goose Creek Post 166 on Wednesday at Riley Park to take a 2-0 …

JUSTIN JARRETT / Lowcountry Sports.com / Special to The Sumter ItemClark Kinney of the Sumter Junior Dixie Boys all-star team rounds third base headed for home after hitting a 3-run home run in Sumter's 9-5 win over Beaufort County in the state tournament on Thursday at Oscar Frazier Park in Bluffton. The win forced a second game, which Sumter won 11-1 to win state and advance to the Junior Dixie Boys World Series.

Sumter Junior Dixie Boys sweep Beaufort, win state

The Sumter Junior Dixie Boys all-star baseball team had to beat Beaufort County twice on Thursday to win the state tournament at Oscar Frazier Park in Bluffton, and that's exactly what it did. Sumter earned a berth in the Junior Dixie Boys World …

Jackson Hoshour crosses the plate with the winning run in Sumter's 4-3 victory over Goose Creek Post 166.

P-15's comeback for walk-off victory, lead series 2-0

Well that was worth the wait. One night after getting washed out due to rain and thunder the Sumter P-15’s pulled out a dramatic 4-3 victory over Goose Creek Post 166 to take a 2-0 lead in their South Carolina American Legion baseball playoffs series

Tuesday rain pushes P-15's series back 1 day

The American Legion baseball third-round state playoffs series between the Sumter P-15's and Goose Creek Post 166 was pushed back a day due to Tuesday's Game 2 at Riley Park being postponed due to rain. The second game in the best-of-5 series was …

Legion Update: P-15's playoff game rescheduled for Wednesday night at Riley Park

The American Legion baseball third-round state playoffs series between the Sumter P-15’s and Goose Creek Post 166 was pushed back a day due to Tuesday’s Game 2 at Riley Park being postponed due to rain.

J. SCOTT SEWELL / THE SUMTER ITEMSumter's SB DuCom doubles to left field in the second inning of the P-15's 15-5 victory over Aiken on  Wednesday at Riley Park. DuCom reached base safely three times in four at-bats.

P-15's explode for 9 runs in sixth to top Aiken 15-5

It's said you can't ever have enough pitching, and Aiken Post 26 learned that lesson the hard way on Wednesday at Riley Park. The Sumter P-15's exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to thump Aiken 15-5 in five innings via the …

Sumter Juniors open state tourney against host Inman

And now the real fun begins. The Sumter Junior P-15's American Legion baseball team travels to Inman this weekend for the South Carolina Junior Legion tournament for a chance to repeat as state champion. Sumter, which swept its two best-of-3 …

P-15's rally for 15-5 victory over Aiken, lead series 2-1

They say you can’t ever have enough pitching, and Aiken Post 26 learned that lesson the hard way on Wednesday evening at Riley Park. The Sumter P-15’s thumped Aiken 15-5 via the 10-run mercy rule in game three of their best-of-five series, and now lead the series 2-1. Sumter needs a win on either Thursday or Friday to advance to the next round of the South Carolina American Legion State Playoffs.

Aiken evens series with 4-2 win over Sumter P-15's

From staff reports AIKEN - The Sumter P-15's left the bases loaded in both the fifth and sixth innings before Aiken Post 26 scored twice in the bottom of the sixth for a 4-2 win on Tuesday at the Aiken High School baseball field in Game 2 of …

American Legion State Playoffs Schedule

AMERICAN LEGION STATE PLAYOFFS Seniors Second Round

Junior P-15's defeat Manning 13-6, lead series 1-0

MANNING -- The Sumter Junior P-15’s may have had their ups and downs during the regular season, but the defending American Legion baseball Junior state champions have hit their stride in the state playoffs. Sumter defeated Manning-Santee Post 68 13-6 in Game 1 of their best-of-3, second-round series on Monday at Monarch Field.

Dalzell falls to Horry 8-4 in deciding game

FROM STAFF REPORTS CONWAY - Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 saw its season come to an end on Friday with an 8-4 loss to Horry Post 111 in the deciding game of their best-of-3, first-round series in the American Legion state playoffs at the Conway High …

Manning, Sumter juniors to play at Manning High School Field

One way or another, a local baseball team will advance to the South Carolina Junior Legion Tournament in Inman. The only question is whether it will be Manning-Santee or Sumter. Manning and Sumter will battle in a best-of-3 series beginning on …

SUMTER ITEM FILE PHOTODrake Thames (8) is one of the top hitters for the Sumter P-15's with a .369 batting average. Sumter opens its second-round state playoffs series with Aiken on Monday at Riley Park.

Johnson confident entering playoffs despite Sumter P-15's offensive slump

The Sumter P-15's are going into their second-round series in the American Legion baseball state playoffs against Aiken Post 26 in an offensive slump. Sumter was shut out in two regular-season games last week, losing to Goose Creek 1-0 on Monday …