1988 Illinois State Little League® Tournament Results

Illinois State Tournament



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1988

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Illinois State Tournament
Host - Naperville
At Knoch Park

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Section 5 Champions
Olney (District 1)
Joliet Belmont (District 11)
South Holland South (District 6)
Des Plaines South Side (District 12)
Galesburg American(District 5)

Tournament Results:

Opening Round:
South Holland South 7, Olney 1

Winner's Bracket Semifinals:
Des Plaines South Side 7, Galesburg American 6 (7 innings)
Joliet Belmont 15, Des Plaines South Side 1

Loser's Bracket Quarterfinals (5 teams remain):
Galesburg American d. Olney (elim.)

Loser's Bracket Semifinals (4 teams remain):
Des Plaines South Side d. Galesburg American (elim.)

Winner's Bracket Finals:
Joliet Belmont 5, South Holland South 0

Loser's Bracket Finals (3 teams remain):
South Holland South 3, Des Plaines South Side 2 (elim.)

Championship Game:
Joliet Belmont 9, South Holland South 3 (TITLE)


Summary:

Kenny Miller struck out 12 and belted a grand slam home run to lead Belmont to its title game victory over South Holland South. Belmont had advanced to the title game via a 5-0 victory over South Holland South in which pitcher Willie Hosey tossed a rain-delayed no-hitter over two days (striking out eight and walking three).

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1988 Illinois District Champions and Sectional Tournament Results:

District Champions
in Section 1
District Champions
in Section 2
D1 - Olney
D2 - Paris
D3 - Springfield Cy Young
D17 - Beardstown

Section 1 Tournament
Host - Bridgeport (District 1)
At Bridgeport City Park

Tournament Results:
1 - Olney 12, Paris 4
2 - Beardstown d. Springfield Cy Young
3 - Paris d. Springfield Cy Young (elim.)
4 - Beardstown 7, Olney 4
5 - Olney 12, Paris 9 (elim.)
6 - Olney 8, Beardstown 5
7 - Olney 6, Beardstown 3 (TITLE)

D9 - Stickney
D10 - Berkely-Hillside
D11 - Joliet Belmont
D15 - Burbank American

Section 2 Tournament
Host - Brookfield (District 9)

Tournament Results:
1 - Joliet Belmont 2, Stickney 0
2 - Burbank American d. Berkeley-Hillside
3 - Stickney d. Berkeley-Hillside (elim.)
4 - Joliet Belmont 8, Burbank American 2
5 - Burbank American d. Stickney (elim.)
6 - Joliet Belmont 7, Burbank American 6 (TITLE)

District Champions
in Section 3
District Champions
in Section 4
D4 - Chicago Jackie Robinson West
D6 - South Holland South
D7 - Chicago Ridge-Beverly
D8 - Crestwood

Section 3 Tournament
Host - Palos Hills (District 8)

Tournament Results:
1 - South Holland South 4, Crestwood 1
2 - Jackie Robinson West d. Ridge-Beverly
3 - Crestwood 8, Ridge-Beverly 5 (elim.)
4 - South Holland South 9, Jackie Robinson West 7
5 - Jackie Robinson West d. Crestwood (elim.)
6 - South Holland South 8, Jackie Robinson West 2 (TITLE)

D12 - Des Plaines South Side
D13 - Elgin National
D16 - Libertyville

Section 4 Tournament
Host - Streamwood (District 13)
At Dolphin Park

Tournament Results:
1 - Libertyville 6, Elgin National 3
2 - Des Plaines South Side 10, Libertyville 2
3 - Elgin National 6, Libertyville 3 (elim.)
4 - Des Plaines South Side 5, Elgin National 2 (TITLE)

District Champions
in Section 5
D5 - Galesburg American
D18 - Kankakee Lions
D19 - Rock Falls
D20 - LaSalle

Section 5 Tournament
Host - Rock Island National (District 5)
At Douglas Park

Tournament Results:
1 - Rock Falls 7, Kankakee Lions 1
2 - Galesburg American 10, LaSalle 0
3 - Kankakee Lions 8, LaSalle 5 (7 innings; elim.)
4 - Galesburg American 15, Rock Falls 8
5 - Rock Falls 6, Kankakee Lions 5 (elim.)
6 - Galesburg American 7, Rock Falls 1 (TITLE)

NOTE: District 14 was dissolved following the 1986 International Tournament and no longer exists in Illinois.




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