Are you like Harry Ward and can never get enough baseball played by high school athletes? If yes, then there is good news. Fair Bluff Post 204 is sponsoring West Columbus and Whiteville teams in a Jr. American Legion league that spans five counties.
Teams from West Brunswick, Hoggard, Ashley, St. Pauls and Purnell Swett will also be participating.
Jr. Legion teams are composed of players with high school eligibility remaining. Games will be seven innings in duration. Pitching limits are similar to those used in high school. The pitching rules are:
Maximum pitches in a day: 105 (may finish batter if maximum is reached during an at bat)
0-30 pitches: No rest.
31-45 pitches: One day
46-60 pitches: Two days
61-80 pitches: Three days
> 80 pitches: Four days
A pitcher may not make more than two appearances in three consecutive days.
|Whiteville Jr. American Legion Schedule|
|Games begin at 7 p.m.|
|West Columbus Jr. American Legion Schedule|
|13-Jun||Purnell Swett||Away (DH)|
|16-Jun||West Brunswick||Away (DH)|
|23-Jun||St. Pauls||Home (DH)|
|Single games begin at 7 p.m. DHs at 6 p.m.|