The Coffee News(Bangor) Comrades begin today's American Legion State Championship Tournament with a big bullseye on the back. That's what comes with being two-time state high school champs and defending state legion champs.

UPDATE:  5:00PM      FInal  Bangor  6   Bessey Mtrs  1

UPDATE:  4:35PM     Bangor continues to lead 4-1 in 8th...

UPDATE: 4:00PM     Coffee News(Bangor) leading Bessey Mtrs 4-1 in 6th inning...

UPDATE: 2:30PM    Post 51(Oakland) defeats Tri-Town(Poland-Mechanic Falls) 13-3.


The 8-team, double elimination tourney is in South Portland this year.

Zone 1 runnerup Bangor(15-7) meets Zone 2 champ Bessey Motors(South Paris)(19-3) at 3:30pm. It is expected to be a matchup for two outstanding lefty pitchers - Trevor Delaite for Bangor and Ryan Chickering from Bessey.

Zone 1 champ Post 51(Oakland) plays Zone 2 runnerup Tri-Town(Poland-Mechanic Falls) at 10:30am.

The six other teams in the field include Sebago(Windham-Standish), Staples Crossing (Eliot) Post 188, Biddeford-Saco Savings and Morrill Post(South Portland).