1977 Illinois State Little League® Tournament Results

Illinois State Tournament



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1977

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Illinois State Tournament
Host - Elgin National
At Marie Grolich Park

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Mount Carmel (District 1)
Joliet Belmont (District 11)
Lansing West (District 6)
Glenview National (District 14)

Tournament Results:

Semifinals:
Glenview National 5, Mount Carmel 0
Joliet Belmont 2, Lansing West 1

Championship Game:
Joliet Belmont 12, Glenview National 1 (TITLE)


Summary:

Pitcher Scott Johnson hit one of Belmont's three home runs and struck out 11 as Belmont captured its first state title in the 25th anniversary of the league's charter. Belmont combined its homers with nine walks to open up a 9-0 lead after two innings before cruising to the victory. Tom Siebers cracked a grand slam, and Dorn Johnston also homered for the winners. In their semifinal victory, Dorn Johnston struck out nine, and Siebers added a pair of key hits as Belmont edged Lansing West.

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1977 Illinois District Champions and Sectional Tournament Results:

District Champions
in Section 1
District Champions
in Section 2
D1 - Mount Carmel
D2 - Paris
D3 - Rochester
D5 - East Moline National
D17 - Quincy South
D19 - Freeport National

As the winner of the two-team District 2 tournament, Paris was placed in the District 17 semifinals. Beardstown defeated Paris 10-8 in 9 innings in that semifinal round game.

Section 1 Tournament
Host - Herrin (District 1)

Tournament Results:
1 - Quincy South 5, Freeport National 2 (8 innings)
2 - Mount Carmel 4, Rochester 1
3 - East Moline National d. Quincy South
4 - Mount Carmel 12, East Moline National 3 (TITLE)

D9 - Brookfield National
D10 - Winston Park
D11 - Joliet Belmont
D18 - Bradley-Bourbonnais

Section 2 Tournament
Host - Brookfield (District 9)
At Ehlert Park

Tournament Results:
1 - Winston Park 1, Bradley-Bourbonnais 0
2 - Joliet Belmont 7, Brookfield National 3
3 - Joliet Belmont 10, Winston Park 1 (TITLE)

District Champions
in Section 3
District Champions
in Section 4
D4 - Chicago Jackie Robinson West
D6 - Lansing West
D7 - Oak Lawn
D8 - Midlothian National
D15 - Burbank

Section 3 Tournament
Host - Harvey (District 6)
At Jim Turnball Stadium

Tournament Results:
1 - Midlothian National 5, Jackie Robinson West 3
2 - Lansing West 10, Midlothian National 5
3 - Oak Lawn 1, Burbank 0
4 - Lansing West 12, Oak Lawn 3 (TITLE)

D12 - Chicago White Caps
D13 - West Dundee Tri-Cities
D14 - Glenview National
D16 - Mundelein

Section 4 Tournament
Host - Glenview (District 14)
At Westbrook School

Tournament Results:
1 - West Dundee Tri-Cities 4, Chicago White Caps 1
2 - Glenview National 4, Mundelein 1
3 - Glenview National 2, West Dundee Tri-Cities 1 (TITLE)




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