The Albany Senators defeated the Albany Athletics on Saturday to capture the 2014 Albany Twilight League championship.

The Senators took the best-of-three series 3-1 to win their first tile since 2005. The Senators won the clincher, 7-0.

The Senators, which feature a number of current and former college of players from St. Rose, Hudson Valley Community College, RPI and other local schools, finished the year at 17-13. They won 11 of their last 14 games and were the No. 4 seed in the four-team playoffs.

In their last 14 games, they had a +34 run differential.

The Twilight League is believed to be the oldest amateur baseball league in the country, founded in 1930.

Pitcher Sean Conroy (RPI) and OF Scott Hladik (St. Rose) were named co-MVPs of the playoffs. Conroy went 2-1 on the mound while Hladik had three home runs.




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