West Seneca Post 735 opened the Mid-Atlantic Region American League Baseball tournament at Campbell Field in Brooklawn, N.J., Thursday with a 6-2 loss to Boyertown, Pa.

West Seneca must win its game today at 12:30 p.m. against Funkstown, Md., a 9-0 loser to host Brooklawn, in order to stay alive in the double elimination eight-team regional.

Austin Spindler went 2 for 4 for West Seneca, which took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Boyertown scored three in the third to take the lead for good. Matt Keating took the loss for West Seneca, yielding just three earned runs on six hits in four innings of work.