Baseball semifinals, championship games rescheduled

Rain forced the postponement of several Section?II baseball games Friday, leading officials to revamp the schedule for the postseason championship tournaments.

The Johnstown Sir Bills were scheduled to play the winner of Friday’s already rain-delayed game between Hudson and Saratoga Catholic Central. The game was rained out and is now scheduled to be played today, weather permitting, or Sunday at Veterans Field.

The Class B semifinal games, originally scheduled to be played at Albany’s Bleecker Stadium, have been moved from today to Tuesday at a site to be determined because Bleecker Stadium is not available Tuesday.

The top-seeded Fort Plain Hilltoppers earned a semi-final berth Thursday and are scheduled to play the winner between Hoosic Valley and Greenwich. The game was postponed from Friday to Sunday at 2 p.m. at Greenwich High School.

The other Class C quarterfinal game between No. 15 Mechanicville nd No. 10 Voorheesville was postponed from Friday to either today or Sunday.

The semifinal games originally scheduled for 1 and 4 p.m. today at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam have been moved to Tuesday at 4 and 7 p.m. at Shuttleworth.

The dates of the championship games, all scheduled for Joe Bruno Stadium at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, also have been moved.

The Class B title game will be played Wednesday at 4 p.m. followed by the Class A title game at 7 p.m.

The Class D championship game will now be played Thursday a 4 p.m. followed by the Class C title game at 7 p.m.

The Class AA championship game has been moved to 7 p.m. Friday at Joe Bruno Stadium.

Friday’s Section VII Class D quarterfinal game between No. 4 Wells and No. 5 Moriah was postponed and rescheduled for 11 p.m. today, weather permitting.