The American Legion team from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts that knocked the Bangor Coffee News Comrades out of the Northeast Regional last weekend has won its first game at the American Legion World Series.

Shrewsbury Post #397 beat Michigan 3-2 in 10 innings in the first game of the eight team, double elimination tournament in Shelby, North Carolina.

The Shrewbury team plays Nevada tonight in its second game of the ALWS.

Last Saturday in Worcester, Massachusetts the Shrewsbury team beat Bangor 3-2 to end the Comrades season.