Section V Playoff Preview: Class AA

The Victor Blue Devils won nine of their last 10 games to claim the top seed in Class AA. (Photo: PAUL GOTHAM/PICKIN’ SPLINTERS)

Class AA opens play on Monday with each of the top-four seeds receiving byes. The final takes place on Saturday, May 26. McQuaid, this year’s two seed, is Class AA’s defending champion.

No. 1 seed VICTOR BLUE DEVILS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 15-5
Streak: Won nine of last 10
Runs scored: 169
Runs allowed: 65
Finish last season: Lost to McQuaid, 12-8 in the Class AA semifinals
Opponent: Will play the winner of Franklin / Hilton

No. 2 seed MCQUAID KNIGHTS (Independent)
Record: 15-5
Streak: Won three of last five
Batting average: .323
ERA: 2.71
Runs scored: 129
Runs allowed: 77
Finish last season: Lost to Massapequa, 7-1, in the Class AA New York State semifinals
Opponent: Will play the winner of Rush-Henrietta / Edison

No. 3 seed PENFIELD PATRIOTS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 14-6
Streak: Won three of last five
Batting average: .304
ERA: 2.58
Runs scored: 143
Runs allowed: 76
Finish last season: Lost to Rush-Henrietta, 4-3, in Class AA quarterfinal
Opponent: Will play the winner of Webster Thomas / Churchville-Chili

No. 4 seed FAIRPORT RED RAIDERS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 13-7
Streak: Won six of last eight
Batting average: .330
ERA: 4.03
Runs scored: 156
Runs allowed: 123
Finish last season: Lost to Rush-Henrietta, 5-0, in Class AA semifinals
Opponent: Will play the winner of Webster Schroeder / Gates-Chili

No. 5 seed WEBSTER SCHROEDER WARRIORS (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 13-7
Streak: Lost two
Runs scored: 141
Runs allowed: 115
Finish last season: Lost to Victor, 3-2, in Class AA quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 12 seed Gates-Chili

No. 6 seed WEBSTER THOMAS TITANS (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 12-7
Streak: Won eight of last nine
Batting average: .291
ERA: 2.85
Runs scored: 122
Runs allowed: 92
Finish last season: Lost to McQuaid, 3-2, in Class AA quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 11 seed Churchville-Chili

No. 7 seed RUSH-HENRIETTA ROYAL COMETS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 11-8
Streak: Won four of six
Batting average: .315
ERA: 2.64
Runs scored: 119
Runs allowed: 69
Finish last season: Lost to McQuaid, 3-2, in Class AA final
Opponent: No. 10 seed Edison

No. 8 seed FRANKLIN QUAKERS (RCAC)
Record: 9-7
Streak: Lost three of last four
Batting average: .313
ERA: 3.82
Runs scored: 137
Runs allowed: 93
Finish last season: Lost to Fairport, 11-3, in Class AA quarterfinal
Opponent: No. 9 seed Hilton

No. 9 seed HILTON CADETS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 8-12
Streak: Lost last two
Batting average: .299
ERA: 3.86
Runs scored: 110
Runs allowed: 117
Finish last season: Lost to Victor, 10-4, in Class AA first round
Opponent: No. 8 seed Franklin

No. 10 seed EDISON INVENTORS (RCAC)
Record: 5-9
Streak: Lost four of last six
Batting average: .180
Runs scored: 102
Runs allowed: 142
Finish last season: Lost to Franklin, 10-4, in Class AA first round
Opponent: No. 7 seed Rush-Henrietta

No. 11 seed CHURCHVILLE-CHILI SAINTS (Monroe County Division II)
Record: 6-14
Streak: Won two of three
Runs scored: 84
Runs allowed: 116
Finish last season: Lost to Rush-Henrietta, 3-2, in Class AA first round
Opponent: No. 6 seed Webster Thomas

No. 12 seed GATES-CHILI SPARTANS (Monroe County Division I)
Record: 2-18
Streak: Lost nine of last 10
Runs scored: 56
Runs allowed: 281
Finish last season: Lost to McQuaid, 13-3, in Class AA first round
Opponent: No. 5 seed Webster Schroeder

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