The Roanoke Post 3 American Legion senior baseball team finished 2nd in the
District 9 tournament on Monday, July 19, losing to Lynchburg Post 16 by a score of 13-8 Tuesday in the championship game played at Salem Memorial Stadium. Roanoke Post 3 survived a long path through the loser’s bracket of the five-day tournament, posting a 5-2 record, and eliminated the #1, #2, and #3 seeded teams from the tournament on their way to the championship game. Roanoke Post 3 had an overall record for the summer of 11-8.
The team consists of players from several local schools: Hidden Valley HS: Camden Hodge, Alex Liechty, Mitch McClure, Austin Gregory, Cory Smith, Sean Kidd, Drew Trampe and Hayden Smith; Cave Spring HS: Nathan Wimmer, Steven Koll, Luke Munson, Brian Kluge, Steve Klaiber and Graham Harkey; North Cross School: Craig Hoelzer, Fuller Clark and Sam Lawrence; Patrick Henry HS: Aaron Burton. Coaches are Scott Smith, Keith Hoelzer, Mark Kidd and Eric Lawrence.
Submitted by: Rosetta Wimmer