July 27, 2017 - Hamilton Post 31 lost to Hopewell Post 339, 12-2, in the New Jersey State Championship Game at Moody Park in Ewing.
July 26, 2017 - Ryan Meszaros allowed just two runs over 7.2 innings to propel Hamilton Post 31 to the state championship game with an 8-2 victory over Brooklawn Post 72 in the New Jersey Final Eight Tournament at Moody Park in Ewing.
Meszaros allowed runs in the first and second innings, then settled down to hold Brooklawn without a run until Casey Navarro relieved to get the final four outs. Jake Beyer had three RBIs and two runs scored, while C.J. Pittaro and Ryan Mostrangeli each had an RBI and two runs scored.
Brady Plunkett's two-out RBI single broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth, and Hamilton added four runs in the seventh on RBI doubles by Pittaro and Beyer and a two-run single by Chris Cote.
July 25, 2017 - David Stec allowed just one run over seven innings, and Joey Sacco had two hits, an RBI, and three runs scored as Hamilton Post 31 defeated Flemington Post 159, 8-1, in the New Jersey Final Eight Tournament at Moody Park in Ewing. The victory advances Hamilton to the state semifinals.
Jake Beyer drove in a run in the first inning and Ryan Mostrangeli drove in another in the third. In the fourth, Sacco's two-out bunt single plated two runs and C.J. PIttaro followed with a two-run double.
Stec struggled a bit, but induced four double plays to stay in control. Ryan Meszaros and Chris Cote each pitched a scoreless inning of relief.