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.

DAYDATEGAME NO.TIMETEAMSRESULTS
FRI.AUG. 9GAME 110:00ME Champ vs. MA ChampME Champ 9 - MA Champ 2
FRI.AUG. 9GAME 212:30CT Champ vs. MA Runner-UpMA Runner-Up 4 - CT Champ 0
FRI.AUG. 9GAME 33:30NY Champ vs. NH Runner-UpNY Champ 6 - NH Champ 4
FRI.AUG. 9GAME 46:00RI Champ vs. NH ChampNH Champ 17 - RI Champ 7 (8)
SAT.AUG. 10GAME 510:00LG1 MA Champ vs. LG3 NH Runner-UpNH Runner-Up 12 - MA Champ 2 (5)
SAT.AUG. 10GAME 612:30LG2 CT Champ vs. LG4 RI Champ
SAT.AUG. 10GAME 73:30WG1 ME Champ vs. WG3 NY Champ
SAT.AUG. 10GAME 86:00WG2 MA Runner-Up vs. WG4 NH Champ
SUN.AUG. 11GAME 911:00LG7 vs. LG8
SUN.AUG. 11GAME 102:00WG7 vs. WG8