All Sections
Welcome guest, you have 3 views left.  Register| Sign In

Goffstown Post 16 heads to playoffs

Legion baseball senior leagues wrapped up this week, with Goffstown’s Wesley-Wyman Post 16 clinching the second seed in District A.

A playoff date against Nashua-Hudson Post 8 is scheduled for Friday, July 26, at 4 p.m. All tournament games will be played at Memorial Field in Concord.

Post 16 sealed their ticket with a 3-2 12-inning win over Manchester Sweeney Post on Sunday, July 21, at Gill Stadium.

That was the first game of a double header with Sweeney. With a playoff berth assured, manager Tom Lamy gave his bench some playing time in the second game, which Sweeney won 6-1.

Goffstown did have one more game scheduled against Manchester Post 79, but that team is under suspension for a recruitment violation.

Bedford Post 54 managed to end their season on a high note with a 3-2 win over Keene on July 21 at Riley Field in Bedford, but will not be moving on to the post season. Bedford finishes the season with a 2-12 record.

Over in District B, Salem Post 63 had a roller coaster week but wound up on the outside of the post season as well.

On Wednesday, July 17, Salem’s C.J. Beaulieu threw a complete game no-hitter in an 8-0 win over Exeter Post 32. But Salem’s playoff hopes were dashed with back-to-back losses July 19 and 20.

Salem fell to Derry Post 9 11-5 on July 19. On July 20, they were one out away from a win, but Portsmouth Post 1 eked out a 12-7 10-inning win.

Salem did finish with a 6-1 win at home over Dover. That gives Post 63 an 8-10 record.

The winner of the state Legion tournament this weekend advances to the regional in Connecticut next weekend and the Legion World Series in North Carolina the weekend after.

44th Annual Market Days Festival
Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Darci Lynne
Saturday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

2nd Annual Amherst Food Truck Festival
Saturday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

14th Annual New England Brewfest
Saturday, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed

Contact Information

The Goffstown News
100 William Loeb Drive
Manchester, NH 03109

Ph: 603-206-7800
Fax: 603-206-7801

News, Sports & Social Announcements

Christine Heiser, Executive Editor
Ph: 603-206-7811

Susan Clark, News Editor
Ph: 603-206-7808

Erik Frey
Sales Representative
Office: 603-668-4321 x191
Cell: 603-205-0876
Print rate card | Digital rate card
Email ads to
Classified advertising: 603-669-1010

Calendar Listings
Please use our online form at