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Sumter P-15 Baseball History

Sumter Post 15 has sponsored a team every year since 1929, just four years after the American Legion began sponsoring a nationwide youth baseball program.  Sumter is the only Post to have sponsored a team in South Carolina since its inception in the Palmetto State.  According to research at the national level Sumter has the second oldest program in the American Legion.  

Sumter Post 15 Sr. State Championships:

 1940, 1950, 1952, 1962, 1977, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 

Jr. Legion State Championships:

2018

Riley Park

Riley Park is home to the Sumter P-15s.  It was named after  Legionnaire John J. Riley.  Riley not only served as the athletic director and head coach for the first 16 years of the program; he also played a major role in the construction of Riley Park.  He was elected to United States House of Representatives  in 1945.  Riley Park was named to honor him in 1947.  

Both teams made the state tournaments!

The Jr.'s beat Spartanburg 5-0 to become the SC Jr. Legion Champions!!!


The Sr.'s finished 2nd in the state tournament and 

advanced to the Southeast Regional  

August 8, 2018 - August 12, 2018 at 

McCrary Park, Asheboro, NC.

Post Season Play

Senior P-15's The First Round

 

The Senior P-15's play Hartsville in the first round of the playoffs.  It is a five-game series beginning Monday, July  9th.  The schedule is as follows.

Game 1- Monday at Riley Park 10-0 P-15's

Game 2- Tuesday at Hartsville 12-5 P-15's

Game 3- Wednesday at Riley Park 8-3 P-15's

They advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs.  

The 2nd round begins Monday, July 16.



Senior P-15's The Second Round

A best of 5 game series between 

Sumter and Camden.


Monday, July 16 at Camden 10-9 Camden in 9 innings

Tuesday game canceled due to rain

Wednesday, July 18 at Riley Park 1-0 P-15's

Thursday, July 19 at Camden 9-6 Camden

Friday, July 20 at Riley Park 6-5 P-15's

Saturday, July 21 6-4 P-15's

They advance to the state tournament, which begins Tuesday, July 24.

Junior P-15's The First Round


The Jr.  P-15's will  face Marlboro in the first round of the playoffs.  They will play a three-game series.

Their schedule is as follows.

Game 1- Tuesday at Riley  8-1 P-15's

Game 2- Wednesday at Marlboro 16-2 P-15's

They advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs.  

The 2nd round begins Monday.

All games at Riley Park will start at 7pm.

Junior P-15's The Second Round

A best of 3 game  series against Camden


Monday, July 16 at Riley Park  3-1 P-15's

Tuesday, July 17 at Camden 12-8 Camden

Wednesday, July 18 at Riley Park**Note change in game time- First pitch will be at 5:30.  7-6 P-15's

The Jr. P-15's advance to the state tournament in Georgetown beginning this weekend.

2018 Sr. State Tournament

State Tournament July 23-2018

Sumter's first game will be in Florence at Legion Field.  

The rest of the tournament will be held in Columbia at Spirit Communications Park.

2018 Jr. State Tournament

Georgetown, SC

Saturday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 25

The Jr. P-15's win the SC Jr. Legion State Tournament!!

2018 Schedule

All games are at 7:00 otherwise noted. Home games are played at Riley Park.

May


 Seniors


Sat., May 26 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00 7:Sat00, May 26 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00 


Juniors

 

Tues.,  MAY 29 SUMTER AT CAMDEN

Wed., MAY 30 CAMDEN AT SUMTER 

Thurs., MAY 31 SUMTER AT TURBEVILLE 


June


 Seniors


Fri., June  1 ORANGEBURG AT SUMTER 

Sat., JUNE 2 GOOSE CREEK AT SUMTER 

Mon., JUNE 4 SUMTER AT HARTSVILLE 

Tues., JUNE 5 HARTSVILLE AT SUMTER 

Wed., JUNE 6 SUMTER AT MANNING 

Fri., JUNE 8 HAMPTON AT SUMTER 

Sat., JUNE 9 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 4:00 

Mon., JUNE 11 SUMTER AT ORANGEBURG 

Tues., JUNE 12 SUMTER AT HAMPTON

Wed., JUNE 13 CAMDEN AT SUMTER

Thurs., JUNE 14 SUMTER AT CAMDEN


NORTH/SOUTH TOURNAMENT JUNE 16-17 IN SALISBURY, N.C. 


Sat., JUNE 16: SUMTER vs GARNER, 

NORTH CAROLINA @ 4:00 p.m. 

Sat., JUNE 16: SUMTER vs ROWANCOUNTY @7:30 P.M. 

Sun., June 17: SUMTER vs RANDOLPH COUNTY @12:00 p.m.  

Mon., JUNE 18 DALZELL AT SUMTER

Tues., JUNE 19 DALZELL AT SUMTER 


PALMETTO INVITATIONAL JUNE 20-24 AT RILEY PARK


Wed., JUNE 20 PALMETTO INVITE, SUMTER VS KENTUCKY 

Thurs., JUNE 21  SUMTER VS OHIO CANCELLED

Fri., JUNE 22 PITT COUNTY VS TROY, AL 5:00 

Fri., JUNE 22 SUMTER VS CHAPIN/NEWBERRY 7:30 

Sat., JUNE 23 SUMTER VS PITT COUNTY 11:00 

Sat., JUNE 23 CHAPIN/NEWBERRY VS PITT 1:30 

Sat., JUNE 23 CHAPIN/NEWBERRY VS TROY, AL 4:00 

Sat., JUNE 23 SUMTER VS TROY AL 6:30 

Sun., JUNE 24 TALLAHASSEE FL VS SUMTER 12:00 

Sat., JUNE 24 HOPE MILLS ,N.C. VS CHAPIN /NEWBERRY 4:00  CANCELED


Juniors 


 

Fri., JUNE 1 SUMTER AY MANNING 

Mon., JUNE 4 MANNING AT SUMTER 

Wed., JUNE 6 TURBEVILLE AT SUMTER 

Fri., JUNE 8 HAMPTON AT SUMTER 5:30 

Sat., JUNE 9 BEAUFORT AT SUMTER 

11:00

Mon., JUNE 11 SOUTH FLORENCE AT SUMTER 

Tues., JUNE 12 HARTSVILLE AT SUMTER 

Wed., JUNE 13 SUMTER AT SOUTH FLORENCE 

Thurs., JUNE 14 LAKE CITY AT SUMTER 

Fri., JUNE 15 SUMTER AT LAKE CITY 

Wed., JUNE 20 SUMTER VS KENTUCKY 5:00 

Fri., JUNE 22 SUMTER AT LAMAR  CANCELED

Mon., JUNE 25 SUMTER AT KINGSTREE

Tues., JUNE 26 SUMTER AT HARTSVILLE  CANCELED

Wed., JUNE 27 SUMTER AT HAMPTON CANCELED 

Thurs., JUNE 28 KINGSTREE AT SUMTER 


July


Seniors


Mon., JULY 2 SUMTER AT LEXINGTON 

Tues.,  JULY 3 LEXINGTON AT SUMTER 

Thurs., JULY 5 SUMTER AT FLORENCE 

Fri., JULY 6 FLORENCE AT SUMTER 


Juniors


Mon.,  JULY 2 LAMAR AT SUMTER  Doubleheader 6pm

Thurs., JULY 5 LAKE CITY AT SUMTER 6pm-  FINISH GAME

PLAYOFFS begin Mon., July 9