This story has been updated.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A span of White Plains Little League baseball teams modernized to State Tournament playoff games this week.
Three White Plains boys’ baseball teams and a girls’ softball team had a good summer run this season. They took home Division 20 Championship titles in a 9- and 10-year-old softball division, 11 and underneath ball division, 12 and under baseball multiplication and a Junior Division.
On Monday, a 11U ball group went on to win the Section 3 North Championship pretension with a 7-1 victory over Pine Bush at Piccoli Field in Elmsford. The 11U ball group heads to a State Tournament on Saturday in Colonie, N.Y. The team won its opening Section 3 game, 9-1, and the semi-final playoff on Saturday, 4-1.
On Tuesday, White Plains’ Junior Division baseball group starts a initial turn of State Tournament competition at 10 a.m. opposite Penfield on Long Island. Junior Division players won the Section 3 North championship game on Thursday with a 15-12 win over Stony Point during Castle Hill Field in a Bronx. It noted a Junior Division’s first-ever Section 3 title.
Earlier this month, White Plains’ 11U team won its fourth District 20 Championship with an 8-4 feat over Harrison. White Plains’ Jimmy Keenan slammed a three-run home run to put White Plains ahead. A triple by Mason Lang and afterwards a triple by Declan Bruton helped build a lead for White Plains. In a bottom of a sixth, Harrison got two runners on bottom when outfielder Jake Dorchak done a game-saving locate and a chuck to second from a knees for a double play to secure the Division title.
White Plains’ 12U baseball group was knocked out of a Sectional playoffs with a detriment in a semi-final round.The city’s 9- and 10-year-old girls softball group also was eliminated during Sectional playoffs
Four sets of siblings played for White Plains’ teams this season: Jake and Matthew Dorchak, Jimmy and Jack Keenan, Andrew and Nick Gomez and Caroline and Jack Hart.
Earlier Daily Voice coverage of Harrison’s 10 and underneath Division 20 champions can be found here.