Jr Legion Regional: Motor City Wins Opener
The Quirk Motor City Hampden Junior American Legion team wins the opening game of the Northeast Regional Championship Tournament being played in Concord, New Hampshire.
The Maine state champs beat Massachusetts 9-2 in eight innings and move into the winner's bracket game against either New York or New Hampshire Saturday afternoon.
Hampden had a 2-0 until Massachusetts scored one run in the 6th inning and another run in the 7th inning.
In the 8th inning, Hampden won it by scoring seven times. Motor City had three hits and then took advantage of some Massachusetts errors.
Thomas Knott was the winning pitcher for Motor City.
|FRI.||AUG. 9||GAME 1||10:00||ME Champ vs. MA Champ||ME Champ 9 - MA Champ 2|
|FRI.||AUG. 9||GAME 2||12:30||CT Champ vs. MA Runner-Up||MA Runner-Up 4 - CT Champ 0|
|FRI.||AUG. 9||GAME 3||3:30||NY Champ vs. NH Runner-Up||NY Champ 6 - NH Champ 4|
|FRI.||AUG. 9||GAME 4||6:00||RI Champ vs. NH Champ||NH Champ 17 - RI Champ 7 (8)|
|SAT.||AUG. 10||GAME 5||10:00||LG1 MA Champ vs. LG3 NH Runner-Up||NH Runner-Up 12 - MA Champ 2 (5)|
|SAT.||AUG. 10||GAME 6||12:30||LG2 CT Champ vs. LG4 RI Champ|
|SAT.||AUG. 10||GAME 7||3:30||WG1 ME Champ vs. WG3 NY Champ|
|SAT.||AUG. 10||GAME 8||6:00||WG2 MA Runner-Up vs. WG4 NH Champ|
|SUN.||AUG. 11||GAME 9||11:00||LG7 vs. LG8|
|SUN.||AUG. 11||GAME 10||2:00||WG7 vs. WG8|