An extra innings thriller in the winner's bracket game at the Maine State American Legion Baseball Tournament Monday night. Coastal Landscape of Portland knocks off the Bangor Coffee News Comrades 5-3 in 10 innings.

The win puts (3-0) Coastal in the championship round on Wednesday, not matter what happens in their game vs Bessey Motors.

(2-1) Bangor must beat Yankee Ford of South Portland Tuesday at 4pm and then would have to win two games on Wednesday to capture the state title.

The Comrades grabbed three runs in the first inning but Coastal chipped away with runs in the 4th and 6th innings to tie the game 3-3.

Then it got into a 'who's going to flinch first' thing.

Bangor left the bases loaded in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Coastal left the bases loaded in the top of the 8th.

Bangor stranded the winning run at third base in the bottom of the 8th.

Coastal left the bases loaded in the top of the 9th.

Bangor left the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th.

Then, Coastal scored twice in the 10th to take a 5-3 lead.

The Comrades rallied to load the bases in the in the bottom of the 10th but could not score.

Game over.

Both teams left 14 runners on base.

Coastal Landscape 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 8 1 14
Coffee News Comrades 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 4 14

2018 MAINE SENIOR LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT        

HOST SITE: WINKIN COMPLEX,  BANGOR

SATURDAY,  JULY 28th

G1  10am      Coastal Landscape/Portland 12    Quirk Motor City 5

G2  1pm        RH Foster Hampden 0    Pastime/Lewiston 1

G3  4pm        Bessey Motors/South Paris 1    Yankee Ford/South Portland 0

G4  7pm        Bangor Coffee News 7     Augusta 2

SUNDAY,  JULY 29th

G5  10am     Quirk Motor City 3    RH Foster Hampden 4   (Motor City Eliminated)

G6   1pm      Yankee Ford/S.Portland 10     Augusta 2   (Augusta Eliminated)

G7   4pm      Coastal Landscape 8     Pastime 3

G8   7pm      Bessey Motors 0     Bangor 5

MONDAY,  JULY 30th

G9    1pm      Yankee Ford/S.Portland 7     Pastime/Lewiston 5   (Lewiston Eliminated)

G10  4pm      Hampden 6     Bessey Motors/S. Paris 7   (Hampden Eliminated)

G11  7pm      Bangor 3    Coastal Landscape/Portland 5  (10 Inn)

TUESDAY,  JULY 31st

G12  4pm      Bangor  vs  Yankee Ford/S.Portland

G13  7pm      Coastal Landscape/Portland  vs  Bessey Motors

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1at

G14  4pm       Winner G13  vs  Winner 12 **

G15  7pm       If Necessary Winner G14  vs Loser G14 **

  • * Pairings for Game 12 & 13 will not match previous opponents unless absolutely necessary
  • ** If three teams remain after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 will receive a bye into game 14