Bangor's American Legion baseball team, the Coffee News Comrades are Zone 1 champs and headed to the state championship tournament.

A 5-2 win over Skowhegan Sunday afternoon gives Bangor the zone title and the right to play Wednesday at 10am vs Zone 3 runner up Yankee Ford Deering/Cheverus in the first round of the state tourney in Augusta.

The Comrades  scored wins over Skowhegan (7-6), Post 51(4-0) and then over Skowhegan again(5-2) to put their record at 18-5.

Bangor is the two-time defending state Legion champion.