State Legion: Bangor Falls In 10 Innings [SCORES]
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.
Both teams left 14 runners on base.
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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