U11 Little League team advances deep into tournament
The Fishkill-Philipstown Little League team for players ages 11 and younger defeated LaGrange, 4-2, on July 7 to win the championship of District 17, which includes Dutchess and western Putnam counties.
In the double-elimination sectionals, the team, which adopted the nickname “Fishtown,” lost its first game to Tri-Village (Delmar), 6-1. But it won its next two, traveling to Shokan to defeat Mountain Valley (Woodstock), 15-0, on July 12, and defeating Saugerties, 12-3, the next day at North Highlands field in Philipstown. The run ended on July 14 with a 13-2 loss at home to Twin Town (Troy).
Photos by Ross Corsair