Six Teams,One SLWS Spot
One of the 10 spots in next month's Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor goes to the Maine District #3 champion and the competition to be that team starts tonight.
The Senior League division of Little League Baseball is for 14-16 year old players and the international event is held in Bangor from August 1st through August 8th. Five USA regional teams plus teams representing Latin American, Canada, Asia-Pacific and Europe-Africa compete for the world championship.
Here is the opening night schedule for District #3 play...
5:30pm Bangor vs Bronco/Hermon at Bordick Park/Hampden
5:30pm Holbrook vs Sebasticook Valley at Hedderigg Field/Brewer
Two other teams received first round byes - Old Town and Brewer/Orrington. They begin district play on Friday night.
The district championship game is scheduled for next Tuesday, July 21st at 7:30pm at Mansfield Stadium with an if necessary game on Wednesday July 22nd.
NOTE: Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket and 929theticket.com brings you live coverage of the District #3 title game next Tuesday, plus live coverage of the SLWS beginning August 2nd.