The Trenton Acadians beat Coffey Post 6-1 on Sunday afternoon in Worcester Massachusetts to win the Northeast Senior Legion Regionals and will head to the Shelby, North Carolina to play in the 96th American Legion World Series, August 10th-15th.

Photo Michelle Cote
Photo Michelle Cote

The Acadians were 4-1 in Regional play, and defeated Coffey Post twice. Coffey Post advanced to the finals by beating Greece Post earlier in the day.

Hunter Curtis picked up the win for the Acadians. He pitched a complete game allowing just 3 hits. He struck out 2 and walked 2.

Trenton scored 1 run in the 3rd inning, and 2 in the 4th inning. They iced the game with 3 runs in the top of the 6th inning.

David Baugh went 3-4 with a pair of double. Dawson Curtis and Joey Wellman-Cluse each had 2 singles and drove in a run. Brett Bragdon had 2 hits and drove in a run.

Colin Sullivan and Miles Palmer each had a single.

Baugh and Dawson Curtis each stole a base.

There are 8 teams playing in the American Legion World Series. They divide the 8 teams into 2 divisions. The Acadians are in the "Stars" Division.

Stars Division

  • Northeast Champ (Acadians)
  • Mid South Champions
  • Northwest Champions
  • Western Champions

Stripes Division

  • Mid Atlantic Champions
  • Southeast Champions
  • Great Lakes Champions
  • Central Plains Champions

The Acadians World Series Schedule is

  • Thursday August 10 vs. Mid South 4 p.m.
  • Friday August 11 vs. Northwest 4 p.m.
  • Saturday August 13 vs. Western 1 p.m.

The Top 2 teams from each division play advance into the semifinals on Monday August 14th with the Championship Game set for Tuesday, August 15

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