(With many thanks to Richard Walker of The Gaston Gazette)

N.C. American Legion state champions:

1928 Raleigh 1

1929 Asheville 70

1930 Gastonia 23 (11-3)

1931 Roanoke Rapids

1932 Gastonia 23 (13-2)

1933 Gastonia 23 (15-4)

1934 Charlotte 9 (11-2)

1935 Gastonia 23 (36-2)

1936 Charlotte 9 (19-9)

1937 Charlotte 9 (18-4)

1938 Gastonia 23 (22-8)

1939 Charlotte 9 (22-4)

1940 Albemarle 76 (28-10)

1941 Gastonia 23 (35-10)

1942 Shelby 82 (16-8)

1943 Whiteville 137

1944 Albemarle 76

1945 Shelby 82 (33-6)

1946 Kannapolis 115

1947 Kannapolis 115 (27-6)

1948 Hickory 48 (38-6)

1949 Gastonia 23 (33-9)

1950 Gastonia 23 (27-7)

1951 Shelby 82 (27-16)

1952 Kannapolis 115 (28-7)

1953 Cherryville 100 (28-14)

1954 Gastonia 23 (35-10, 2nd in World Series)

1955 Rowan County 14

1956 Wilmington 10 (31-7)

1957 Shelby 82 (36-18)

1958 Shelby 82 (35-8)

1959 Wilmington 10 (30-10-1)

1960 Wilmington 10 (32-11)

1961 Kannapolis 115 (28-9)

1962 Wilmington 10 (30-10)

1963 Greensboro Cone 386 (32-18)

1964 Charlotte 9 (33-13)

1965 Charlotte 9 (35-8, won World Series)

1966 Asheboro 45

1967 Greensboro Cone 386 (33-9)

1968 Greensboro Burtner 53

1969 Rowan County 342 (32-10)

1970 Wilmington 10 (38-7, advanced to World Series)

1971 Rowan County 342

1972 Hamlet 49

1973 Rocky Mount 58 (31-9)

1974 Hamlet 49 (32-10)

1975 Sanford 382

1976 Newell 287 (36-12)

1977 Newell 287 (28-10)

1978 Asheboro 45

1979 Hamlet 49

1980 Wilmington 10 (31-15)

1981 Cherryville 100 (35-7)

1982 Hamlet 49 (31-17)

1983 Hamlet 49

1984 Rowan County 342 (35-16)

1985 Whiteville 137 (31-11-1)

1986 Caldwell County 29 (44-7)

1987 Hamlet 49 (39-6)

1988 Kernersville 36

1989 Whiteville 137 (33-11)

1990 Caldwell County 29 (35-13)

1991 Caldwell County 29 (38-11)

1992 Kernersville 36 (38-17)

1993 Rowan County 342 (won SE regional, 3rd in World Series)

1994 Wilmington 10

1995 Wilmington 10 (39-19, 2nd in SE regional)

1996 Whiteville 137

1997 Cherryville 100 (28-21)

1998 Cherryville 100 (41-16, won SE regional, 2nd in World Series)

1999 Garner 232 (33-19, 0-2 in SE regional)

2000 Caldwell County 29 (35-11)

2001 Shelby 82 (35-7)

2002 Rowan County 342 (43-2, 2nd in SE regional)

2003 Cherryville 100 (45-10, won SE regional, 2nd in World Series)

2004 Vacant

(Garner 232, 24-11, won but vacated in Feb. 2005 due to ineligible player)

2005 Pitt County 39 (31-7)

2006 Morehead City 46 (28-7)

2007 Cherryville 100 (43-10, 3rd in SE regional)

2008 Randolph County 45 (43-14, 3rd in SE regional [Shelby-host, 2nd])

2009 Rowan County 342 (39-10, won SE regional, 3rd in World Series)

2010 Kernersville 36 (35-16, won SE regional, T-5th in World Series)

2011 Cherryville 100 (38-8, ejected 3rd game SE regional)

2012 Wilmington 10 (36-9, 2nd in SE regional)

2013 Wilmington 10 (35-4, won SE regional, T-5th in World Series)

2014 Shelby 82 (45-4, T-5th SE regional [Randolph Co.-host, 2nd])

2015 Rowan County 342 (30-6)

2016 Rowan County 342 (33-11, won SE regional, 2nd in World Series)

2017 Randolph County 45 (40-10, won SE regional, T-3rd in World Series)

 

N.C. American Legion championship series results (1928-99)

1928 Raleigh 1 d. ...........................unknown

1929 Asheville 70 d. ........................unknown

1930 Gastonia 23 d. Rosemary 2-0

1931 Roanoke Rapids d. Greensboro Burtner 2-1

1932 Gastonia 23 d. Durham 1-0

1933 Gastonia 23 d. Elizabeth City 2-0

1934 Charlotte 9 d. Gastonia 3-1

1935 Gastonia 23 d. Asheboro 3-1

1936 Charlotte 9 d. High Point 3-0

1937 Charlotte 9 d. Forest City 3-1

1938 Gastonia 23 d. Charlotte 9 3-1

1939 Charlotte 9 d. Hamlet 3-1

1940 Albemarle 76 d. Harnett County 3-2

1941 Gastonia 23 d. Albemarle 4-3

1942 Shelby 82 d. Wilson 3-2

1943 Whiteville 137 d. Albemarle 3-0

1944 Albemarle 76 d. Shelby 4-1

1945 Shelby 82 d. Laurinburg 4-0

1946 Kannapolis 115 d. Red Springs 4-0

1947 Kannapolis 115 d. Durham 3-1

1948 Hickory 48 d. Chapel Hill 4-1

1949 Gastonia 23 d. Selma 3-0

1950 Gastonia 23 d. Laurinburg 4-3

1951 Shelby 82 d. Graham 4-3

1952 Kannapolis 115 d. Graham 4-1

1953 Cherryville 100 d. Wilmington 4-3

1954 Gastonia 23 d. Wilmington 4-1

1955 Rowan County 14 d. Wilmington 4-3

1956 Wilmington 10 d. Gastonia 4-3

1957 Shelby 82 d. Massey Hill 4-0

1958 Shelby 82 d. Massey Hill 4-1

1959 Wilmington 10 d. Kannapolis 4-2

1960 Wilmington 10 d. Cherryville 4-1

1961 Kannapolis 115 d. Hamlet 4-1

1962 Wilmington 10 d. Asheboro 4-0

1963 Greensboro Cone 386 d. Goldsboro 4-2

1964 Charlotte 9 d. Goldsboro 11 4-2

1965 Charlotte 9 d. Raleigh 1 4-0

1966 Asheboro 45 d. Greensboro Cone 4-3

1967 Greensboro Cone 386 d. Asheboro 45 4-3

1968 Greensboro Burtner 53 d. Rowan County 342 4-1

1969 Rowan County 342 d. Wilmington 10 4-1

1970 Wilmington 10 d. Rowan County 342 4-2

1971 Rowan County 342 d. Wilmington 10 4-1

1972 Hamlet 49 d. Gastonia 23 4-1

1973 Rocky Mount 58 d. Shelby 82 4-0

1974 Hamlet 49 d. Shelby 82 3-1

1975 Sanford 382 d. Asheboro 45

1976 Newell 287 d. Johnston County 132 4-1

1977 Newell 287 d. Whiteville 137 4-0

1978 Asheboro 45 d. Hamlet 49 4-2

1979 Hamlet 49 d. Rowan County 342 4-3

1980 Wilmington 10 d. Rowan County 342 4-3

1981 Cherryville 100 d. Snow Hill 94

1982 Hamlet 49 d. Cherryville 100 4-3

1983 Hamlet 49 d. Charlotte 262 4-0

1984 Rowan County 342 d. Hope Mills 4-0

1985 Whiteville 137 d. Caldwell County 29 4-1

1986 Caldwell County 29 d. Whiteville 137 4-1

1987 Hamlet 49 d. Haw River 4-0

1988 Kernersville 36 d. Snow Hill 94 4-3

1989 Whiteville 137 d. Mocksville-Davie 4-1

1990 Caldwell County 29 d. Whiteville 137 3-0

1991 Caldwell County 29 d. Whiteville 137 4-3

1992 Kernersville 36 d. Wilmington 10 4-2

1993 Rowan County 342 d. Laurinburg 50 4-0

1994 Wilmington 10 d. Kernersville 36 4-1

1995 Wilmington 10 d. Kernersville 36 4-2

1996 Whiteville 137 d. Rutherford County 4-1

1997 Cherryville 100 d. Wayne County 11 4-2

1998 Cherryville 100 d. Pitt County 39 4-3

1999 Garner 232 d. Cherryville 100 4-1

 

N.C. American Legion state tournament finals (2000-present)

2000 Caldwell County 7, Rowan County 3

Teams: Caldwell County (host), Wayne County, North Raleigh, Wilmington, Whiteville, Rowan County, Kannapolis, Cherryville, Hickory

2001 Shelby 4, Garner 3, 12 innings

Teams: Garner (host), Snow Hill, Wilmington, Scotland County, Asheboro, Rowan County, Shelby, Rutherford County

2002 Rowan County 7, Wayne County 5

Teams: Rowan County (host), Wayne County, North Raleigh, Pleasure Island, Whiteville, Burlington, Hickory, Shelby

2003 Cherryville 7, Pineville 3

Teams: Fayetteville (host), North Raleigh, Snow Hill, Whiteville, Kannapolis, Eastern Randolph, Cherryville, Pineville

2004 Garner 4, Caldwell County 0 (vacated Feb. 2005)

Teams: Shelby (host), Garner, Wayne County, Pleasure Island, Scotland County, Kannapolis, Greensboro, Caldwell County

2005 Pitt County 4, Lexington 2

Teams: Cherryville (host, in lieu of Area I), Pitt County, Scotland County, Morehead City, Lexington, Eastern Randolph, Shelby, Caldwell County

2006 Morehead City 7, Caldwell County 6

Teams: High Point (host), Garner, Pitt County, Morehead City, Fayetteville, Kannapolis, Caldwell County, Pineville

2007 Cherryville 6, Wayne County 1

Teams: Garner (host, in lieu of Area II), Wayne County, Durham, Morehead City, Asheboro, Rowan County, Cherryville, Caldwell County

2008 Randolph County 7, Cherryville 4

Teams: Gastonia (host), Wayne County, Clayton, Hope Mills, Wilmington, Randolph County, Rowan County, Cherryville

2009 Rowan County 5, Shelby 3

Teams: Pitt County (host), Rocky Mount, Wilmington, Duplin-Sampson, Rowan County, Mooresville, Cherryville, Shelby

2010 Kernersville 16, Whiteville 2 (7)

Teams: Randolph County (host), Rocky Mount, Cary, Wilmington, Whiteville, Kernersville, Cherryville, Rutherford County

2011 Cherryville 9, Wayne County 1

Teams: Morehead City (host), Wayne County, Cary, Wilmington, High Point, Rowan County, Cherryville, Hickory

2012 Wilmington 11, Cherryville 1 (8)

Teams: Caldwell County (host), Pitt County, Apex, Whiteville, Wilmington, High Point, Randolph County, Cherryville

2013 Wilmington 3, Kernersville 2

Teams: Wilson (host), Garner, Wilmington, Jacksonville, Randolph County, Kernersville, Shelby, Lincoln County

2014 Shelby 7, Gaston Braves 2

Teams: Davidson County (host), Garner, Wayne County, Wilmington, Hope Mills, High Point, Shelby, Gaston Braves

2015 Rowan County 4, High Point 3

Teams: Rowan County (host & Area III champ), Garner, Wilson, Hope Mills, High Point, Eastern Randolph, Haywood County, Caldwell County

2016 Rowan County 3, Union County 2

Teams: Union County (host & Area IV champ), Pitt County, Garner, Wilmington, Whiteville, High Point, Rowan County, Caldwell County

2017 Randolph County 16, Wilmington 2 (7)

Teams: Pitt County (host & Area I champ), Garner, Wilmington, Hope Mills, Randolph County, Rowan County, Cherryville, Shelby

 

N.C. American Legion state tournament sites (2000–17)

2000 Granite Falls

2001 Garner

2002 Salisbury

2003 Fayetteville

2004 Shelby

2005 Cherryville

2006 High Point

2007 Garner

2008 Gastonia

2009 Greenville

2010 Asheboro

2011 Morehead City

2012 Granite Falls

2013 Wilson

2014 Lexington

2015 Salisbury

2016 Wingate/Union County

2017 Winterville/Pitt County

2018 Area III TBD

 

State championship winners:

Wilmington (10) – 1956, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1970, 1980, 1994, 1995, 2012, 2013

Rowan County (9) – 1955, 1969, 1971, 1984, 1993, 2002, 2009, 2015, 2016

Gastonia (9)  1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938, 1941, 1949, 1950, 1954

Newell/Charlotte-9 (8)  1934, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1964, 1965, 1976, 1977

Shelby (7) – 1942, 1945, 1951, 1957, 1958, 2001, 2014

Cherryville (7) – 1953, 1981, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2007, 2011

Hamlet/Richmond County (6)  1972, 1974, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1987

Asheboro/Randolph County (4) – 1966, 1978, 2008, 2017

Caldwell County (4)  1986, 1990, 1991, 2000

Kannapolis (4)  1946, 1947, 1952, 1961

Whiteville (4)  1943, 1985, 1989, 1996

Kernersville (3)  1988, 1992, 2010

Albemarle (2)  1940, 1944

Greensboro Cone (2)  1963, 1967

Garner (2)  1999, 2004 (vacated Feb. 2005)

Asheville (1)  1929

Hickory (1)  1948

Greensboro Burtner (1)  1968

Morehead City (1)  2006

Pitt County-39 (1)  2005

Raleigh (1)  1928

Roanoke Rapids (1)  1931

Rocky Mount (1)  1973

Sanford (1)  1975

 

State runners-up:

Wilmington (7) – 1953, 1954, 1955, 1969, 1971, 1992, 2017

Wayne County/Goldsboro (6) – 1963, 1964, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2011

Cherryville (5) – 1960, 1982, 1999, 2008, 2012

Whiteville (5)  1977, 1986, 1990, 1991, 2010

Rowan County (5)  1968, 1970, 1979, 1980, 2000

Asheboro/Randolph County (4)  1935, 1962, 1967, 1975

Shelby (4)  1944, 1973, 1974, 2009

Kernersville (3) – 1994, 1995, 2013

Gastonia (3)  1934, 1956, 1972

Laurinburg/Scotland County (3)  1945, 1950, 1993

Caldwell County (3)  1985, 2004, 2006

High Point (2) – 1936, 2015

Albemarle (2)  1941, 1943

Durham (2)  1932, 1947

Graham (2)  1951, 1952

Fayetteville/Massey Hill (2)  1957, 1958

Johnston County/Selma (2)  1949, 1976

Hamlet/Richmond County (2)  1961, 1978

Snow Hill (2)  1981, 1988

Forest City/Rutherford County (2)  1937, 1996

Union County (1) – 2016

Gaston Braves (1) – 2014

Roanoke Rapids/Harmony (1)  1930

Greensboro Burtner (1)  1931

Elizabeth City (1)  1933

Newell/Charlotte-9 (1)  1939

Harnett County (1)  1940

Wilson (1)  1942

Red Springs (1)  1946

Chapel Hill (1)  1948

Kannapolis (1)  1959

Raleigh (1)  1965

Greensboro Cone (1)  1966

Charlotte-262 (1)  1983

Hope Mills (1)  1984

Haw River (1)  1987

Mocksville/Davie County (1)  1989

Greenville/Pitt County (1)  1998

Garner (1)  2001

Pineville (1)  2003

Lexington/Davidson County (1)  2005

unknown (2)  1928, 1929

 

N.C. American Legion East championship series (1930-99)

1930 Rosemary d. Goldsboro

1931 Roanoke Rapids d. Durham

1932 Durham d. Greensboro

1933 Elizabeth City d. Chapel Hill

1934 Charlotte d. Wilmington 2-0

1935 Asheboro d. Charlotte 3-0

1936 Greenville d. ..........................unknown

1937 Harnett County d. Hamlet 1-0

1938 Gastonia won pool play

1939 Hamlet d. Harnett County 3-2

1940 Harnett County d. Roanoke Rapids

1941 Wilson d. Selma 3-1

1942 Wilson d. Harnett County 3-1

1943 Whiteville d. Harnett County 4-0

1944 Whiteville d. Wilson 3-0

1945 Laurinburg d. Whiteville

1946 Red Springs d. Wilmington 3-0

1947 Durham d. Whiteville 3-2

1948 Chapel Hill d. Lumberton 3-0

1949 Selma d. Laurinburg 3-2

1950 Laurinburg d. Graham 3-1

1951 Graham d. Laurinburg 3-2

1952 Graham d. Kinston 3-1

1953 Wilmington d. Siler City 4-2

1954 Wilmington d. Raleigh by forfeit

1955 Wilmington d. Raleigh 4-2

1956 Wilmington d. Graham 4-1

1957 Massey Hill d. Johnston County 4-0

1958 Massey Hill d. Siler City 4-0

1959 Wilmington d. Rocky Mount 4-1

1960 Wilmington d. Raleigh 4-3

1961 Hamlet d. Wilmington 4-2

1962 Wilmington d. Rocky Mount

1963 Goldsboro d. Siler City 4-3

1964 Goldsboro d. Siler City 4-3

1965 Raleigh d. Wilmington 4-3

1966 Asheboro d. Wilmington 4-3

1967 Asheboro d. ............................unknown 4-0

1968 Greensboro Burtner d. Wilmington 4-3

1969 Wilmington d. Raleigh 4-0

1970 Wilmington d. Kinston 4-1

1971 Wilmington d. Greenville 4-3

1972 Hamlet d. Durham

1973 Hamlet d. Rocky Mount 4-3

1974 Hamlet d. Williamston 4-3

1975 Sanford d. .............................unknown

1976 Johnston County d. Laurinburg 4-1

1977 Whiteville d. Garner 4-3

1978 Hamlet d. Williamston

1979 Hamlet d. ..............................unknown

1980 Wilmington d. Wilson 4-2

1981 Snow Hill d. Hamlet 4-1

1982 Hamlet d. Greenville 4-1

1983 Hamlet d. Snow Hill 4-2

1984 Hope Mills d. Wayne County 4-3

1985 Whiteville d. Rocky Mount 4-2

1986 Whiteville d. Rocky Mount 4-3

1987 Hamlet d. Greenville 4-1

1988 Snow Hill d. Hamlet.....................

1989 Whiteville d. Snow Hill 4-1

1990 Whiteville d. Johnston County 4-3

1991 Whiteville d. Pitt County 4-1

1992 Wilmington d. Pitt County 4-1

1993 Laurinburg d. Garner 4-3

1994 Wilmington d. Garner 4-2

1995 Wilmington d. Cary 4-1

1996 Whiteville d. Wayne County 4-1

1997 Wayne County d. Hamlet 4-1

1998 Pitt County d. Wilmington 4-2

1999 Garner d. Pleasure Island 4-1

 

N.C. American Legion West championship series (1930-99)

1930 Gastonia d. Durham 2-1

1931 Greensboro Burtner d. Gastonia 2-0

1932 Gastonia d. Roanoke Rapids by forfeit

1933 Gastonia d. Hamlet 2-0

1934 Gastonia d. Shelby 2-0

1935 Gastonia d. Asheville 3-0

1936 Charlotte-9 d. Gastonia 3-1

1937 Forest City d. Gastonia 1-0

1938 Shelby won pool play

1939 Charlotte-9 d. Smithfield by forfeit

1940 Rutherford County d. Charlotte-9 3-2

1941 Gastonia d. Rutherford County 3-1

1942 Shelby d. Gastonia 4-2

1943 Shelby d. Cherryville 3-1

1944 Shelby d. Charlotte-9 3-1

1945 Shelby d. Charlotte-9 3-1

1946 Mecklenburg County d. Shelby 2-1

1947 Kannapolis d. Gastonia 3-1

1948 Hickory d. Lexington 3-0

1949 Gastonia d. Kannapolis 3-1

1950 Gastonia d. Kannapolis 4-1

1951 Shelby d. High Point 3-2

1952 Kannapolis d. Hickory 4-1

1953 Cherryville d. Concord 4-1

1954 Gastonia d. Rowan County 4-2

1955 Rowan County d. Shelby 4-1

1956 Gastonia d. Albemarle 4-1

1957 Shelby d. Greensboro 4-3

1958 Shelby d. Kannapolis 4-2

1959 Kannapolis d. Paw Creek 4-3

1960 Cherryville d. Kannapolis 4-2

1961 Kannapolis d. Cherryville 4-1

1962 Asheboro d. Gastonia 4-0

1963 Greensboro Cone d. Gastonia 4-3

1964 Charlotte-9 d. Gastonia 4-3

1965 Charlotte-9 d. Gastonia 4-2

1966 Greensboro Cone d. Gastonia 4-3

1967 Greensboro Cone d. Hickory 4-2

1968 Rowan County d. Hickory 4-1

1969 Rowan County d. Gastonia 4-2

1970 Rowan County d. Hickory 4-2

1971 Rowan County d. Newell 4-1

1972 Gastonia d. High Point 4-2

1973 Shelby d. Rowan County 4-3

1974 Shelby d. Concord 4-2

1975 Asheboro d. Paw Creek 4-3

1976 High Point d. Newell 4-2

1977 Newell d. Rowan County 4-1

1978 Asheboro d. Newell 4-3

1979 Rowan County d. Gastonia 4-1

1980 Rowan County d. Newell 4-0

1981 Cherryville d. Eastern Randolph 4-1

1982 Cherryville d. Asheboro 4-2

1983 Charlotte-262 d. Concord 4-1

1984 Rowan County d. Paw Creek 4-1

1985 Caldwell County d. Rowan County 4-3

1986 Caldwell County d. Kernersville 4-0

1987 Haw River d. Stanly County 4-2

1988 Kernersville d. Stanly County 4-0

1989 Mocksville d. Stanly County 4-1

1990 Caldwell County d. Mooresville 4-1

1991 Caldwell County d. Kernersville 4-2

1992 Kernersville d. Taylorsville 4-1

1993 Rowan County d. Hickory 4-2

1994 Kernersville d. Burke County 4-2

1995 Kernersville d. Gastonia 4-0

1996 Rutherford County d. Kernersville 4-2

1997 Cherryville d. Kernersville 4-3

1998 Cherryville d. Rowan County 4-2

1999 Cherryville d. Eastern Randolph 4-2

 

N.C. American Legion Central championship series (1935-46)

1935 Belmont d. Charlotte-9 by forfeit

1936 Asheboro d. High Point

1937 Charlotte-9 won pool play

1938 Charlotte-9 won pool play

1939 East/West only

1940 Albemarle d. Montgomery County 3-2

1941 Albemarle d. Greensboro 4-1

1942 Albemarle won pool play

1943 Albemarle d. Greensboro 3-2

1944 Albemarle d. Greensboro

1945 Kannapolis d. Greensboro 3-2

1946 Kannapolis d. Lexington 4-1

 

N.C. American Legion semifinal series (1935-46)

1935 Gastonia d. Belmont 3-0; Asheboro d. Charlotte 3-0

1936 Charlotte-bye; High Point d. Greenville 2-0

1937 Forest City-bye; Charlotte d. Dunn-Erwin 2-0

1938 Gastonia-bye; Charlotte d. Greensboro 3-0

1939 Charlotte d. Smithfield by forfeit; Hamlet d. Dunn 3-2

1940 Harnett County-bye; Albemarle d. Rutherford County 3-2

1941 Albemarle-bye; Gastonia d. Wilson 4-0

1942 Shelby-bye; Wilson d. Albemarle 4-2

1943 Whiteville-bye; Albemarle d. Shelby 3-2

1944 Albemarle-bye; Shelby d. Whiteville 4-1

1945 Shelby-bye; Laurinburg d. Kannapolis 3-2

1946 Red Springs-bye; Kannapolis d. Mecklenburg County 3-0

 

N.C. American Legion Area I championship series

1947 Durham d. ................................unknown

1948 Chapel Hill unopposed (polio outbreak)

1949 Selma d. Wilson

1950 Graham d. Kinston 3-2

1951 Graham d. Kinston 2-1

1952 Graham d. Durham 3-0

1953 Siler City d. Hertford 2-0

1954 Raleigh d. Rocky Mount 3-1

1955 Raleigh d. Rocky Mount 3-1

1956 Graham d. Wilson

1957 Johnston County d. Siler City 3-1

1958 Siler City d. Wilson 2-1

1959 Rocky Mount d. Siler City

1960 Raleigh d. ...............................unknown

1961 Wilmington d. Raleigh

1962 Wilmington d. Richmond County

1963 Siler City d. Ahoskie

1964 Siler City d. Rocky Mount 4-3

1965 Raleigh d. Asheboro 3-1

1966 Asheboro d. ..............................unknown

1967 Asheboro d. ..............................unknown

1968 Greensboro Burtner d. ....................unknown

1969 Raleigh d. Wilson 3-2

1970 Kinston d. ...............................unknown

1971 Greenville d. ............................unknown

1972 Durham d. Wilson by forfeit

1973 Rocky Mount d. North Raleigh or Johnston Co.

1974 Williamston d. Snow Hill

1975 Sanford d. ...............................unknown

1976 Johnston County d. .......................unknown

1977 Garner d. ................................unknown

1978 Williamston d. .........................

1979 ..........................................unknown

1980 Wilson d. Johnston County 4-2

1981 Snow Hill d. Raleigh 4-2

1982 Pitt County d. Garner 3-0

1983 Snow Hill d. Garner 4-2

1984 Wayne County d. North Raleigh 4-1

1985 Rocky Mount d. Johnston County 4-1

1986 Rocky Mount d. Cary 4-0

1987 Pitt County d. Raleigh 4-0

1988 Snow Hill d. Cary 4-2

1989 Snow Hill d. Cary 4-3

1990 Johnston County d. Wilson 4-2

1991 Pitt County d. North Raleigh 4-0

1992 Pitt County d. Johnston County 4-2

1993 Garner d. Pitt County 4-3

1994 Garner d. Wayne County 4-3

1995 Cary d. Rocky Mount 4-1

1996 Wayne County d. Raleigh 4-1

1997 Wayne County d. Garner 3-0

1998 Pitt County d. North Raleigh 4-1

1999 Garner d. Pitt County 4-1

2000 Wayne County d. North Raleigh 3-0

2001 Snow Hill d. Garner 4-1

2002 Wayne County d. North Raleigh 3-0

2003 North Raleigh d. Snow Hill 2-0

2004 Garner d. Wayne County 2-0

2005 Pitt County-39 d. Garner 3-0

2006 Garner d. Pitt County-39 2-0

2007 Wayne County d. Durham 2-0

2008 Wayne County d. Clayton 2-1

2009 Rocky Mount d. Cary 3-0

2010 Rocky Mount d. Cary 2-1

2011 Wayne County d. Cary 1-0

2012 Pitt County d. Apex 1-0

2013 Garner d. Pitt County 3-0

2014 Garner d. Wayne County 2-0

2015 Garner, Wilson co-champs; Garner wins coin toss

2016 Pitt County d. Garner 1-0

2017 Pitt County d. Garner 1-0

 

Area I championship winners:

Pitt County/Greenville-39 (10) – 1971, 1982, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2005, 2012, 2016, 2017

Garner (8.5) – 1977, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015 co

Wayne County/Goldsboro (8) – 1984, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2011

Rocky Mount (6)  1959, 1973, 1985, 1986, 2009, 2010

Raleigh (5)  1954, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1969

Snow Hill (5)  1981, 1983, 1988, 1989, 2001

Siler City (4)  1953, 1958, 1963, 1964

Graham (4)  1950, 1951, 1952, 1956

Johnston County/Selma/Smithfield (4)  1949, 1957, 1976, 1990

Durham (2)  1947, 1972

Asheboro (2)  1966, 1967

Wilmington (2)  1961, 1962

Williamston (2)  1974, 1978

Wilson (1.5) – 1980, 2015 co

Cary (1)  1995

Chapel Hill (1)  1948

Greensboro Burtner (1)  1968

Kinston (1)  1970

North Raleigh (1)  2003

Sanford (1)  1975

.....unknown (1)  1979

 

Area I runners-up:

Garner (7.5) – 1982, 1983, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2015 co, 2016, 2017

Wilson (6.5) – 1949, 1956, 1958, 1969, 1972, 1990, 2015 co

Cary (6)  1986, 1988, 1989, 2009, 2010, 2011

North Raleigh (5)  1984, 1991, 1998, 2000, 2002

Pitt County-39 (4) – 1993, 1999, 2006, 2013

Rocky Mount (4)  1954, 1955, 1964, 1995

Raleigh (4)  1960, 1981, 1987, 1996

Wayne County (3) – 1994, 2004

Johnston County (3)  1980, 1985, 1992

Durham (2) – 1952, 2007

Kinston (2)  1950, 1951

Ahoskie/Hertford (2)  1953, 1963

Siler City (2)  1957, 1959

Snow Hill (2)  1974, 2003

Apex (1) – 2012

Richmond County (1)  1962

Asheboro (1)  1965

Unopposed (1) – 1948

Clayton (1) – 2008

.....unknown (13)  1947, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

 

N.C. American Legion Area II championship series

1947 Whiteville d. .............................unknown

1948 Lumberton d. Whiteville

1949 Laurinburg d. .............................unknown

1950 Laurinburg d. Whiteville 3-2

1951 Laurinburg won pool play

1952 Kinston d. Wilmington 3-1

1953 Wilmington d. Warsaw 3-0

1954 Wilmington d. Laurinburg 3-2

1955 Wilmington d. Laurinburg 3-1

1956 Wilmington d. Red Springs

1957 Massey Hill d. Wilmington 3-2

1958 Massey Hill d. Wilmington

1959 Wilmington d. Massey Hill

1960 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1961 Richmond County d. ........................unknown

1962 Rocky Mount d. Siler City

1963 Goldsboro d. Wilmington

1964 Goldsboro d. Richmond County 4-1

1965 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1966 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1967 Wilmington d. ….........................unknown

1968 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1969 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1970 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1971 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1972 Richmond County d. Wilmington 4-1

1973 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1974 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1975 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1976 Laurinburg d. Whiteville...................

1977 Whiteville d. .............................unknown

1978 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1979 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1980 Wilmington d. .............................unknown

1981 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1982 Hamlet d. .................................unknown

1983 Hamlet d. Whiteville

1984 Hope Mills d. Winter Park 4-3

1985 Whiteville d. .............................unknown

1986 Whiteville d. .............................unknown

1987 Hamlet d. Whiteville 4-2

1988 Hamlet d. Whiteville.......................

1989 Whiteville d. Raeford 4-1

1990 Whiteville d. Hamlet 4-0

1991 Whiteville d. Stedman 4-0

1992 Wilmington d. Stedman 4-1

1993 Laurinburg d. Brunswick 4-3

1994 Wilmington d. Laurinburg 4-3

1995 Wilmington d. Whiteville 4-0

1996 Whiteville d. Brunswick 4-3

1997 Hamlet d. Wilmington.......................

1998 Wilmington d. Laurinburg 4-0

1999 Pleasure Island d. Hamlet 4-1

2000 Wilmington d. Whiteville 3-0

2001 Wilmington d. Laurinburg 4-0

2002 Pleasure Island d. Whiteville 4-1

2003 Whiteville d. Pleasure Island 3-0

2004 Pleasure Island d. Laurinburg 3-1

2005 Scotland County d. Morehead City 3-2

2006 Morehead City d. Fayetteville 1-0

2007 Morehead City d. Scotland County 3-1

2008 Hope Mills d. Wilmington 3-2

2009 Wilmington d. Duplin-Sampson 3-1

2010 Wilmington d. Whiteville 3-1

2011 Wilmington d. Hope Mills 3-1

2012 Whiteville d. Wilmington 2-0

2013 Wilmington d. Jacksonville 2-0

2014 Wilmington vs. Hope Mills, no game: Wilmington advances as higher seed

2015 Hope Mills d. Morehead City, 3-0

2016 Wilmington d. Whiteville 1-0

2017 Wilmington d. Hope Mills 2-1

 

Area II championship winners:

Wilmington (27.5)  1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1980, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 (.5), 2016, 2017

Hamlet/Richmond County (12)  1961, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1997

Whiteville (10)  1947, 1977, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996, 2003, 2012

Scotland County/Laurinburg (6)  1949, 1950, 1951, 1976, 1993, 2005

Hope Mills (3.5) – 1984, 2008, 2014 (.5), 2015

Pleasure Island (3)  1999, 2002, 2004

Massey Hill/Cumberland County (2)  1957, 1958

Wayne County/Goldsboro (2)  1963, 1964

Morehead City (2)  2006, 2007

Lumberton (1)  1948

Kinston (1)  1952

Rocky Mount (1)  1962

 

Area II runners-up:

Whiteville (11)  1948, 1950, 1976, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2010, 2016

Wilmington (8.5) – 1952, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1972, 1997, 2008, 2012, 2014 (.5)

Scotland County/Laurinburg (7)  1954, 1955, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007

Hamlet/Richmond County (3)  1964, 1990, 1999

Hope Mills (2.5) – 2011, 2014 (.5), 2017

Morehead City (2) – 2005, 2015

Stedman (2)  1991, 1992

Brunswick (2)  1993, 1996

Jacksonville (1) – 2013

Warsaw (1)  1953

Red Springs (1)  1956

Massey Hill/Cumberland County (1)  1959

Siler City (1)  1962

Winter Park (1)  1984

Raeford (1)  1989

Pleasure Island (1)  2003

Fayetteville (1) – 2006

Duplin-Sampson (1) – 2009

none (1)  1951

......unknown (23)  1947, 1949, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986

 

N.C. American Legion Area III championship series

1947 Kannapolis d. Mocksville in double-elimination tournament final

1948 Lexington d. Albemarle 3-1

1949 Kannapolis d. Graham 2-0

1950 Kannapolis d. Lexington 3-2

1951 High Point d. Salisbury 3-2

1952 Kannapolis d. Winston-Salem 3-0

1953 Concord d. Statesville 3-0

1954 Salisbury d. Kannapolis 3-1

1955 Salisbury d. Burlington 3-0

1956 Albemarle d. Greensboro 2-1

1957 Greensboro Burtner d. Albemarle 3-1

1958 Kannapolis d. Greensboro 4-0

1959 Kannapolis d. Salisbury 2-0

1960 Kannapolis d. Asheboro

1961 Kannapolis d. Asheboro

1962 Asheboro d. Rowan County 4-2

1963 Greensboro Cone d. Charlotte-9 4-3

1964 Charlotte-9 d. Greensboro Cone 4-2

1965 Charlotte-9 d. Greensboro Cone 4-2

1966 Greensboro Cone d. Charlotte-380 4-1

1967 Greensboro Cone d. Paw Creek 4-0

1968 Rowan County d. Paw Creek 4-2

1969 Rowan County d. Charlotte-9 4-1

1970 Rowan County d. Greensboro Burtner 4-1

1971 Rowan County d. ............................unknown 4-0

1972 High Point d. Concord 4-3

1973 Rowan County d. High Point 4-2

1974 Concord d. High Point 4-1

1975 Asheboro d. Rowan County 4-1

1976 High Point d. Asheboro 4-2

1977 Rowan County d. Eastern Randolph 4-3

1978 Asheboro d. Concord 4-2

1979 Rowan County d. Asheboro 4-0

1980 Rowan County d. Eastern Randolph 4-1

1981 Eastern Randolph d. Mooresville 4-0

1982 Asheboro d. Rowan County 4-2

1983 Concord d. Eastern Randolph 4-2

1984 Rowan County d. Asheboro 4-3

1985 Rowan County d. Eastern Randolph 4-1

1986 Kernersville d. Lexington 4-2

1987 Haw River d. Mocksville 4-1

1988 Kernersville d. Albemarle 4-0

1989 Mocksville d. Asheboro 3-1

1990 Mooresville d. Kernersville 4-2

1991 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-3

1992 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-1

1993 Rowan County d. Kernersville 4-2

1994 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-2

1995 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-1

1996 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-1

1997 Kernersville d. Rowan County 4-1

1998 Rowan County d. King 4-2

1999 Eastern Randolph d. Rowan County 4-0

2000 Rowan County d. Kannapolis 3-1

2001 Asheboro d. Rowan County 4-3

2002 Rowan County d. Burlington 4-0

2003 Kannapolis d. Eastern Randolph 2-1

2004 Kannapolis d. Greensboro 3-0

2005 Lexington d. Eastern Randolph 4-2

2006 Kannapolis d. Asheboro 3-1

2007 Asheboro d. Rowan County 4-3

2008 Randolph County d. Rowan County 3-2

2009 Rowan County d. Mooresville 2-0

2010 Kernersville d. Rowan County 3-1

2011 High Point d. Rowan County 2-0

2012 High Point d. Randolph County 3-0

2013 Randolph County d. Kernersville 2-0

2014 High Point d. Winston-Salem 3-0

2015 Rowan County d. High Point 2-0

2016 High Point d. Rowan County 2-1

2017 Randolph County d. Rowan County 2-1

 

Area III championship winners:

Rowan County (18)  1954, 1955, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2009, 2015

Kannapolis (11)  1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 2003, 2004, 2006

Asheboro/Randolph County (9) – 1962, 1975, 1978, 1982, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2017

Kernersville (9)  1986, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2010

High Point (7) – 1951, 1972, 1976, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016

Greensboro Cone (3)  1963, 1966, 1967

Concord (3)  1953, 1974, 1983

Charlotte-9 (2)  1964, 1965

Eastern Randolph (2)  1981, 1999

Lexington (2)  1948, 2005

Albemarle (1)  1956

Greensboro Burtner (1)  1957

Haw River (1)  1987

Mocksville (1)  1989

Mooresville (1)  1990

 

Area III runners-up:

Rowan County (19)  1951, 1959, 1962, 1975, 1982, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017

Asheboro/Randolph County (8)  1960, 1961, 1976, 1979, 1984, 1989, 2006, 2012

Eastern Randolph (6)  1977, 1980, 1983, 1985, 2003, 2005

Greensboro Burtner (4)  1956, 1958, 1970, 2004

High Point (3) – 1973, 1974, 2015

Kernersville (3) – 1990, 1993, 2013

Albemarle/Stanly County (3)  1948, 1957, 1988

Winston-Salem (2) – 1952, 2014

Davie/Mocksville (2)  1947, 1987

Kannapolis (2)  1954, 2000

Burlington (2)  1955, 2002

Lexington (2)  1950, 1986

Charlotte-9 (2)  1963, 1969

Greensboro Cone (2)  1964, 1965

Paw Creek (2)  1967, 1968

Concord (2)  1972, 1978

Mooresville (2) – 1981, 2009

Graham (1)  1949

Statesville (1)  1953

Charlotte-380 (1)  1966

King (1)  1998

......unknown (1) – 1971

 

N.C. American Legion Area IV championship series

1947 Gastonia 7-1 round robin

1948 Hickory d. Gastonia 2-0

1949 Gastonia d. Marion 3-1

1950 Gastonia d. Lincolnton 3-0

1951 Shelby 5-1 round robin

1952 Hickory 9-0 round robin

1953 Cherryville d. Gastonia 3-2

1954 Gastonia. Hickory 4-1

1955 Shelby d. Gastonia 3-0

1956 Gastonia d. Shelby 4-3

1957 Shelby d. Cherryville 3-2

1958 Shelby d. Belmont 4-0

1959 Paw Creek d. Kings Mountain 3-2

1960 Cherryville d. Charlotte-9 3-2

1961 Cherryville d. Shelby 3-2

1962 Gastonia d. Cherryville 4-1

1963 Gastonia d. Hickory 4-3

1964 Gastonia d. Hickory 4-3

1965 Gastonia d. Shelby 4-0

1966 Gastonia d. Belmont 4-1

1967 Hickory d. Belmont 4-1

1968 Hickory d. Henrietta 3-2

1969 Gastonia d. Hickory 3-2

1970 Hickory d. Newell 4-0

1971 Newell d. Burke County 4-1

1972 Gastonia d. Burke County 4-3

1973 Shelby d. Gastonia 4-1

1974 Shelby d. Gastonia 4-1

1975 Paw Creek d. Hickory 4-1

1976 Newell d. Hickory 4-2

1977 Newell d. Shelby 4-1

1978 Newell d. Hickory 4-0

1979 Gastonia d. Newell 4-0

1980 Newell d. Shelby 4-1

1981 Cherryville d. Belmont 4-1

1982 Cherryville d. Charlotte-262 4-1

1983 Charlotte-262 d. Newell 4-2

1984 Paw Creek d. Cherryville 4-2

1985 Caldwell County d. Charlotte-262 4-3

1986 Caldwell County d. Newell 4-1

1987 Stanly County d. Bessemer City 4-2

1988 Stanly County d. Burke County 4-3

1989 Stanly County d. Cherryville 4-1

1990 Caldwell County d. Gastonia 4-1

1991 Caldwell County d. Pineville 4-1

1992 Taylorsville d. Kings Mountain 4-1

1993 Hickory d. Gastonia 4-2

1994 Burke County d. Caldwell County 4-1

1995 Gastonia d. Burke County 4-3

1996 Rutherford County d. Burke County 4-2

1997 Cherryville d. Hickory 4-2

1998 Cherryville d. Caldwell County 4-2

1999 Cherryville d. Caldwell County 4-3

2000 Cherryville d. Caldwell County 3-1

2001 Shelby d. Rutherford County 4-1

2002 Hickory d. Shelby 4-2

2003 Cherryville d. Pineville 3-0

2004 Caldwell County d. Pineville 4-0

2005 Caldwell County d. Shelby 3-1

2006 Caldwell County d. Pineville 3-1

2007 Cherryville d. Caldwell County 3-1

2008 Cherryville d. Pineville 3-1

2009 Cherryville d. Shelby 3-0

2010 Cherryville d. Rutherford County 2-1

2011 Cherryville d. Hickory 2-1

2012 Cherryville d. Gaston Braves 4-3

2013 Shelby d. Lincoln County 1-0

2014 Shelby d. Gaston Braves 2-0

2015 Haywood County d. Caldwell County 2-0

2016 Union County d. Caldwell County in final of double-elimination

2017 Cherryville d. Shelby 1-0

 

Area IV championship winners:

Cherryville (17)  1953, 1960, 1961, 1981, 1982, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017

Gastonia (14)  1947, 1949, 1950, 1954, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1972, 1979, 1995

Shelby (9) – 1951, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1973, 1974, 2001, 2013, 2014

Caldwell County (7)  1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 2004, 2005, 2006

Hickory (7)  1948, 1952, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1993, 2002

Newell/Charlotte-9 (5)  1971, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980

Paw Creek (3)  1959, 1975, 1984

Stanly County (3)  1987, 1988, 1989

Union County (1) – 2016

Haywood County (1) – 2015

Burke County (1)  1994

Charlotte-262 (1)  1983

Rutherford County (1)  1996

Taylorsville (1) – 1992

 

Area IV runners-up:

Shelby (9) – 1956, 1961, 1965, 1977, 1980, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2017

Hickory (9)  1954, 1963, 1964, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1997, 2011

Caldwell County (7) – 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2015, 2016

Gastonia (7)  1948, 1953, 1955, 1973, 1974, 1990, 1993

Charlotte-9/Newell-287 (5)  1960, 1970, 1979, 1983, 1986

Burke County (5)  1971, 1972, 1988, 1995, 1996

Cherryville (4)  1957, 1962, 1984, 1989

Belmont (4)  1958, 1966, 1967, 1981

Pineville (4)  1991, 2003, 2006, 2008

Gaston Braves (2) – 2012, 2014

Rutherford County (2)  2001, 2010

Kings Mountain (2)  1959, 1992

Charlotte-262 (2)  1982, 1985

Denver/Lincoln County (1) – 2013

Marion (1)  1949

Lincolnton (1)  1950

Henrietta (1)  1968

Bessemer City (1)  1987

none (3)  1947, 1951, 1952