The Bangor American Legion baseball attempt to three-peat the state title came up short Sunday afternoon in Augusta. A tense 5-4 loss to South Portland in the championship game.

The Yankee Ford/South Portland team had to beat Rogers Post of Auburn 7-6 in the first game of the day before getting to the Comrades.

Bangor, who had two coaches ejected from the game, finish 21-7.

South Portland, 24-2, moves on to the regonal tourney in Connecticut.

STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT, AUGUSTA

WEDNESDAY JULY 27th

Bangor  3    Deering/Cheverus  2

Lewiston  9    Wells  5

S. Portland  11    Skowhegan  3

Rogers Post  7     Fayette-Staples/Saco  6

 

THURSDAY JULY 28th

Bangor  12    Lewiston  0

Wells  10    Deering/Cheverus  0

Skowhegan  14    Fayette-Staples/Saco  2

 

FRIDAY JULY 29th

 Rogers Post/Auburn  9    South Portland  4

 Skowhegan  9     Pastime/Lewiston  4

 South Portland  10    Wells  4

 Bangor   14   Rogers Post/Auburn  3

 

SATURDAY JULY 30th

11am     Rogers Post/Auburn  6   Skowhegan  3

2:30pm South Portland  9    Bangor  7

 

SUNDAY JULY 31st

South Portland  7   Rogers Post/Auburn  6

South Portland  5   Bangor  4