1976 Illinois State Little League® Tournament Results

Illinois State Tournament



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1976

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Illinois State Tournament
Host - Midlothian

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Quincy North (District 17)
Joliet Marycrest (District 11)
Markham Manor (District 6)
Chicago White Cap (District 12)

Tournament Results:

Semifinals:
Joliet Marycrest 4, Chicago White Cap 2
Markham Manor 4, Quincy North 3 (7 innings)

Championship Game:
Markham Manor 9, Joliet Marycrest 7 (7 innings; TITLE)


Summary:

Joliet Marycrest cruised into the sixth inning of the title game holding a 7-2 lead, but Markham Manor stormed back with a furious five-run rally to tie the game before winning it in the seventh. Steve Swinney and Medgar Wilson opened the sixth with back-to-back homers that sliced the Marycrest lead to 7-4. A Reggie Dennis single and Curtis Mayfield double set the stage for Erroll Mitchell's two-run single, which closed the gap to 7-6. After two strikeouts, Bernard Holland blooped a 1-2 pitch into short right field to tie the game. Swinney lifted Markham Manor into its first lead of the game with a lead-off homer in the seventh.

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1976 Illinois District Champions and Sectional Tournament Results:

District Champions
in Section 1
District Champions
in Section 2
D1 - Mount Carmel
D2 - Tuscola
D3 - Springfield Clark Griffith
D5 - Ottawa American
D17 - Quincy North

As the winner of the two-team District 2 tournament, Tuscola was placed in the District 17 semifinals. Quincy North won that tournament.

Section 1 Tournament
Host - Spring Valley (District 5)

Tournament Results:
1 - Quincy North 11, Springfield Clark Griffith 7
2 - Mount Carmel 2, Ottawa American 1 (9 innings)
3 - Quincy North d. Mount Carmel (TITLE)

D9 - Stickney-Forest View
D10 - Winston Park
D11 - Joliet Marycrest
D18 - Kankakee Lions

Section 2 Tournament
Host - Melrose Park (District 10)

Tournament Results:
1 - Joliet Marycrest 3, Kankakee Lions 0 (5 innings)
2 - Stickney-Forest View d. Winston Park
3 - Joliet Marycrest 3, Stickney-Forest View 1 (TITLE)

District Champions
in Section 3
District Champions
in Section 4
D4 - Chicago South Side National
D6 - Markham Manor
D7/8 - CYO
D7/8 -
D15 - Burbank American

Section 3 Tournament
Host - Chicago Kennedy Park (District 7)

Tournament Results:
1 - Markham Manor 12, CYO 1
2 - Markham Manor 13, South Side National 1
3 - Burbank American d. District 7/8 Champions
4 - Markham Manor 17, Burbank American 5 (TITLE)

D12 - Chicago White Cap
D13 - Elgin National
D14 - Glenview American
D16 - Morton Grove South
D19 - Rochelle

Section 4 Tournament
Host - Norridge(District 12)

Tournament Results:
1 - Unknown Team d. Rochelle
2 - Elgin National 5, Morton Grove South 3
3 - Chicago White Cap 1, Glenview American 0
4 - Chicago White Cap 8, Elgin National 3 (TITLE)




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