By Mike Zummo
Some local District 19 teams saw their seasons end last week, while other divisions kicked off with Sunday action.
The Town of Wallkill baseball team advanced the furthest of all local teams in the Majors tournament, reaching the final game of the Bracket B elimination bracket, before seeing their run end by a 2-1 loss to Minisink Valley.
They picked up wins over Goshen, Middletown before losing to Washingtonville.
Pine Bush and Wallkill Area went 0-2 in Bracket A.
Wallkill Area was the only local team to enter the Senior Division and suffered an early loss to Cornwall. Wallkill Area rebounded to stave off elimination by routing Monroe-Woodbury. However, their run ended Sunday by a 12-8 loss to Minisink Valley.
The Minors (8/10) division began play on Sunday with several local teams in action. Montgomery suffered a 10-0 loss to Warwick in its Bracket A opener, and Warwick advanced to play Wallkill Area on Monday. Montgomery played Washingtonville in an elimination game.
Town of Wallkill opened the tournament by pounding Otisville in a Bracket C opener.
The Minors 11U division and the Juniors division began play this week.
Monday, June 21
Game 2: Cornwall 10, Wallkill Area 0
Wallkill Area was shut out in its tournament opener.
Wednesday, June 23
Game 1: Cornwall 13, Wallkill Area 1
Wallkill Area had a tough time in its tournament opener.
Game 2: Town of Newburgh-New Windsor 9,
Pine Bush 0
Pine Bush was shut out in its tournament opener using five pitchers to get through the game.
Game 3: Town of Wallkill 9, Goshen 2
Town of Wallkill began its Bracket B run with a tournament opening win.
Game 5: Wallkill Area 19, Monroe-Woodbury 4
Wallkill Area staved off elimination with a rout of Monroe-Woodbury.
Thursday, June 24
Game 6: Port Jervis 5, Pine Bush 4
Pine Bush was eliminated in the tournament, after finishing with an 0-2 record.
Game 5: Town of Wallkill 15, Middletown 3
Town of Wallkill continued to win big in its second game.
Friday, June 25
Game 9: Washingtonville 4, Town of Wallkill 3
Town of Wallkill was edged by Washingtonville for its first loss of the tournament and was sent to the lower bracket.
Sunday, June 27
Game 1: Warwick 10, Montgomery 0
Montgomery lost its opening game of the tournament and was scheduled to play again Monday against Washingtonville in an elimination game.
Game 2: Pine Bush 13, Town of Newburgh-New Windsor 10
Pine Bush outlasted Town of Newburgh-Newburgh New Windsor to advance to the final game in the bracket against Monroe 1 on Monday.
Game 1: Town of Wallkill 15, Otisville 0
Town of Wallkill routed Otisville in their first game of the tournament and advanced to Monday’s game against Chester to win the bracket.
Game 11: Minisink Valley 2, Town of Wallkill 1
Town of Wallkill was eliminated from the tournament in the final game in Bracket B.
Game 8: Minisink Valley 12, Wallkill Area 8
Wallkill Area was eliminated from the tournament.