Legion baseball update: Fuquay-Varina wins championship

Published 5:21 am Monday, August 2, 2021

  State Tournament 

at Cherryville

Stars Pool — Rowan County (2-1), Port City (0-3), Wayne County (1-2), Cherryville (3-0)

Stripes Pool — Kannapolis (1-2), Rutherford County (1-2), Wilmington (2-1), Fuquay-Varina (2-1)

Wednesday’s scores

Rowan County 3, Port City 2

Wilmington 6, Rutherford County 3

Fuquay-Varina 10, Kannapolis 2

Cherryville 8, Wayne County 2

Thursday’s scores

Kannapolis 9, Rutherford County 4

Wayne County 7, Port City 6

Fuquay-Varina 11, Wilmington 3

Cherryville 17, Rowan County 1

Friday’s scores

Rutherford County 15, Fuquay-Varina 5

Rowan County 7, Wayne County 4

Cherryville 12, Port City 9

Wilmington 15, Kannapolis 1

Saturday’s semifinals

Fuquay-Varina 12, Rowan County 5

Wilmington 17, Cherryville 10

Sunday’s championship game

Fuquay-Varina 8, Wilmington 6

Mid-Atlantic Regional

Asheboro, Aug. 3-8

Wednesday’s games

Pennsylvania (2) vs. Delaware, 9 a.m.

Maryland vs. Pennsylvania (1)

Virginia vs. Fuquay-Varina, 4:30 p.m.

New Jersey vs. Randolph County

World Series

Shelby, Aug. 12-17

  

State champions

1928 —  Raleigh Post 1

1929 —  Asheville Post 70

1930 —  Gastonia Post 23

1931 — Roanoke Rapids

1932  — Gastonia Post 23

1933 — Gastonia Post 23

1934 —  Charlotte Post 9

1935 —  Gastonia Post 23 (won World Series)

1936 — Charlotte Post 9

1937 —  Charlotte Post 9

1938 — Gastonia Post 23

1939— Charlotte Post 9

1940 —  Albemarle Post 76 (won World Series)

1941 —  Gastonia Post 23

1942  — Shelby Post 82

1943  — Whiteville Post 137

1944    Albemarle Post 76 (World Series runner-up)

1945 — Shelby Post 82 (won World Series)

1946 — Kannapolis Post 115

1947    Kannapolis Post 115

1948 — Hickory Post 48

1949 — Gastonia Post 23

1950 —  Gastonia Post 23

1951  — Shelby Post 82

1952 —  Kannapolis Post 115

1953 —  Cherryville Post 100

1954 — Gastonia Post 23 (World Series runner-up)

1955 — Salisbury Post 14

1956 — Wilmington Post 10

1957 —  Shelby Post 82

1958 — Shelby Post 82

1959  — Wilmington Post 10

1960 — Wilmington Post 10

1961 —  Kannapolis Post 115

1962 —  Wilmington Post 10

1963    Greensboro Cone Post 386

1964 — Charlotte Post 9 (World Series runner-up)

1965 —  Charlotte Post 9 (World Series winner)

1966 — Asheboro Post 45

1967    Greensboro Cone Post 386

1968 —  Greensboro Burtner Post 53

1969 —  Rowan County Post 342

1970 — Wilmington Post 10

1971 — Rowan County Post 342

1972 — Hamlet Post 49

1973 — Rocky Mount Post 58

1974 — Hamlet Post 49

1975 — Sanford Post 382

1976 — Newell Post 287

1977 — Newell Post 287

1978 — Asheboro Post 45

1979 — Hamlet Post 49

1980 — Wilmington Post 10

1981 —  Cherryville Post 100

1982 —  Hamlet Post 49

1983 —  Hamlet Post 49

1984 — Rowan County Post 342

1985 — Whiteville Post 137

1986  — Caldwell County Post 29

1987 —  Hamlet Post 49

1988 —  Kernersville Post 36

1989  — Whiteville Post 137

1990  — Caldwell County Post 29

1991 —  Caldwell County Post 29

1992 —  Kernersville Post 36

1993 —  Rowan County Post 342

1994 —  Wilmington Post 10

1995 — Wilmington Post 10

1996  — Whiteville Post 137

1997 — Cherryville Post 100

1998 — Cherryville Post 100 (World Series runner-up)

1999 — Garner Post 232

2000    Caldwell County Post 29

2001 — Shelby Post 82

2002 — Rowan County Post 342

2003 — Cherryville Post 100 (World Series runner-up)

2004  — (Garner Post 232 vacated title due to an ineligible player)

2005 —  Pitt County Post 39

2006  —Morehead City Post 46

2007 — Cherryville Post 100

2008 —  Randolph County Post 45

2009—  Rowan County Post 342

2010 —  Kernersville Post 36

2011 — Cherryville Post 100

2012 — Wilmington Post 10

2013 — Wilmington Post 10

2014 — Shelby Post 82

2015 — Rowan County Post 342

2016 — Rowan County Post 342 (World Series runner-up)

2017 — Randolph County Post 45

2018 — Wilmington Post 10

2019 — Wilmington Post 10

2020 — COVID

2021 — Fuquay-Varina Post 116

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