State Tourney: Bangor vs Lewiston Today
The two-time champion Coffee New Comrades of Bangor open the 2016 American Legion State Tournament with a 3-2 comeback win over Coastal Landscape of Portland.
At McGuire Field in Augusta, Bangor pitcher Peter Kemble hit the first two batters he faced but settled in and pitched a complete game 94-pitch win. He allowed just four hits.
Trailing 2-0 in the 7th inning, the Comrades score twice to get the game tied.
Then in the 8th, Andrew Hillier drove in the game winner with a double down the rightfield line.
Bangor(19-5) plays next at 11:30am Thursday against Lewiston, a 9-5 winner over Wells.
The eight team, double elimination tourney continues through Sunday in Augusta.
STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT, AUGUSTA
WEDNESDAY JULY 27th
10am Bangor 3 Deering/Cheverus 2
11:30am Lewiston 9 Wells 5
2:30pm S. Portland 11 Skowhegan 3
4pm Rogers Post 7 Fayette-Staples 6