American Legion baseball season opens May 19

Published 4:41 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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AHOSKIE – The tradition continues.

Ahoskie Post 102 is once again sponsoring both Junior and Senior American Legion baseball teams as 35 young men have signed up to play.

“We have young men from almost every school in the Roanoke-Chowan area plus a few from Southside Virginia,” said David Ellis, General Manager of Post 102 Baseball. “Please come out and support these young men. It’s great to see so many participating in baseball.”

Home games at played at the Hertford County High School baseball field.

The season begins on Sunday, May 19 when the Junior team meets the Senior team at 3 p.m.

Additionally, Ahoskie Post 102 will be the host for the Junior Area One Tournament. That event will be held at the HCHS baseball field from June 30 to July 3.

On Friday, June 21 (10 am – 2 pm), Post 102 Baseball will conduct its annual fundraiser. Catered by Captain Bob’s, BBQ, fried chicken, potatoes and green beans plates will be offered for a $12 donation in the parking lot of Ace Hardware in Ahoskie. To purchase advance tickets of to arrange for the delivery of 10 plates or more, contact Ellis at (252) 209-1103.

Team Rosters

Senior Team

Tyler Duke (Southampton HS)

Preston Edwards (Ridgecroft School)

Jack Greene (Gates Co. HS)

Adian Miller (Hertford Co. HS)

Blayden Miller (Gates Co. HS)

Jacob Nichols (Gates Co. HS)

Thomas Pierce       (Gates Co. HS)

Will Revelle (Ridgecroft School)

Conner Rhodes (Gates Co. HS)

Colin Roberts (Perquimans Co. HS)

Owen Stallings (Gates Co. HS)

Landon Thompson (Hertford Co. HS)

Justin Powell (Gates Co. HS)

Ryland Whitby (Hertford Co. HS)

Messiah White (Bertie HS)

Kendric Earley (South Central HS)

Michael Thompson (Bertie HS)

Kellan Whitby (Hertford Co. HS)


Junior Team

Brayden Baggett (Hertford Co. HS)

Dylan Barmer (Hertford Co. HS)

Bop Bowers (Hertford Co. HS)

Mason Brooks (Bertie HS)

Adin Brown (Southampton HS)

Jacob Earley (Ahoskie Christian)

Zachry Elayah (Hertford Co. HS)

Hunter Leo (Hertford Co. HS)

Shane Lowers (Bertie HS)

Thomas Newsome (Southampton Acad.)

Xzayvion Saunders (Bertie HS)

Grant Smith (Hertford Co. HS)

Joseph Taylor (Bertie HS)

Justin Taylor (Bertie HS)

Tre Thorne (Hertford Co. HS)

Jaquar White (Southampton HS)

Kellan Whitby (Hertford Co. HS)


American Legion Baseball

Ahoskie Post 102

2024 Regular Season Schedule


Senior Team

May 19 vs. Junior Team; 3 pm (Home)

May 20 at Martin County; 7 pm

May 22 vs. Martin County; 7 pm (Home)

May 28 at Kinston; 7 pm

May 30 at Wilson; 7 pm

June 1 at Wake County; 4:30 pm

June 2 vs. Wake County; 2 pm (Home)

June 5 vs. Martin County; 7 pm (Home)

June 6 at Martin County; 7 pm

June 11 vs. Pitt County; 7 pm (Home)

June 12 at Pitt County; 7 pm

June 15 vs. Wilson; 7 pm (Home)

June 16 at Kinston; 7 pm

June 20 vs. Wayne Co.; 7 pm (Home)

June 24 at Wilson; 7 pm

June 25 at Wayne Co.; 7 pm

June 29 Kinston; 7 pm (Home)


Junior Team

May 19 vs. Senior Team; 3 pm (Home)

May 21 vs. Bear Grass; 7 pm (Home)

May 23 at Bear Grass; 7 pm

May 29 at Beaufort County; 7 pm

June 1 vs. Wayne Co. (DH); 2 pm (Home)

June 3 at Beaufort County; 7 pm

June 6 vs. Beaufort County; 7 pm (Home)

June 13 at Dare County; 7 pm

June 14 at Perquimans; 6 pm

June 16 at Wayne County; 4 pm

June 18 vs. Hobgood; 7 pm (Home)

June 20 at Hobgood; 7 pm

June 22 vs. VA 17 AU; 12 noon (Home)

June 24 vs. Perquimans; 7 pm (Home)

June 27 vs. Dare County; 7 pm (Home)

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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