Bangor, Brewer Begin Quest For State Title
The 85th Maine American Legion Baseball State Tournament begins today at the Winkin Sports Complex at Husson University in Bangor. Each of the four Legion zones send their champion and runnerup teams to make up the eight team, double elimination tourney.
This year's field of teams has combined to win 28 state titles over the years, including the last three years (2014 Bangor, 2015 Bangor, 2016 South Portland).
The state champion advances to the New England Regional in Shrewbury, MA starting August 2nd.
The regional winner goes to the American Legion World Series in North Carolina starting August 10th.
MAINE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
2017 STATE TOURNAMENT
Wednesday July 26th
10am GM#1 Coffee News (Bangor) vs Fayette-Staples (Saco) * 92.9 The Ticket
1pm GM#2 Bessey Motors (Oxford Hills) vs Coastal Landscape (Cheverus)
4pm GM#2 Yankee Ford (S.Portland) vs Pastime (Lewiston)
7pm GM#4 Brewer vs Wells * 92.9 The Ticket
Thursday July 27th
10am GM#5 Loser G1 vs Loser G2
1pm GM#6 Loser G3 vs Loser G4
4pm GM#7 Winner G1 vs Winner G2
7pm GM#8 Winner G3 vs Winner G4
Friday July 28th
1pm GM#9 Winner G6 vs Loser G7 (Note 1)
4pm GM#10 Winner G5 vs Loser G8
7pm GM#11 Winner G7 vs Winner G8
Saturday July 29th
1pm GM#12 Loser G11 vs Winner G9 (Note 2)
4pm GM#13 Winner G11 vs Winner G10
Sunday July 30th
1pm GM#14 Winner G12 vs Winner G13 (Note 3)
4pm GM#15 Winner G12 vs Winner G13
Note 1: pairing for 1st round games will not match 2 teams from the same zone until 3rd day, Game 9
Note 2: pairing for Game 12 & 13 will not match previous opponents unless absolutely necessary
Note 3: if 3 teams remain after Game 13, the winner of Game 11 will receive a bye in Game 14