The Trenton Acadians Senior Legion Team (Team Maine) handed Franklin Post 75 their 1st loss of the season on Thursday, August 3rd beating the Massachusetts Champion 14-8.

The Acadians trailed 6-0 at the end of the 1st inning, but scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning. Massachusetts scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning to take a 8-5 lead. But in the 5th inning, the Acadians erupted for 9 runs, sending 15 men to the plate to take a 14-8 lead!

Peter Keblinsky and Colin Sullivan led the Acadian's offense, each banging out 3 hits and going 3-5. Keblinsky had a double and drove in 3 runs, while Sullivan had a triple and drove in 2 runs.

Dawson Curtis was 2-3, with a triple, driving in 3 runs. Joey Wellman-Clouse had a single and drove in 2 runs.

Colin Sullivan and David Baugh each stole a base.

Colin Sullivan started on the mound for the Acadians. He went 2 innings, allowing 3 hits and 6 runs. He walked 4 and struck out 1. Dawson and Hunter Curtis came on in relief, holding  Massachusetts to 3 hits and 2 runs in 5 innings. They struck out 4 and walked 4.Dawson pitched the 3rd and 4th innings, allowing 2 runs, with Hunter pitching the final 3 innings, holding Massachusetts scoreless.

The Acadians are now unbeaten, 2-0 in the Northeast Regionals. They play Friday, August 4th at 2:45 p.m.

Massachusetts is now 25-1 and 1-1 in the double elimination Tournament

Maybe it's Karma! Eaton the Eagle made a miraculous return, and is accompanying the Acadians in Worcester. Eaton, went "missing" from on top of the Ellsworth High School dugout, right before the playoffs in 2022

Photo Shannon Curtis
Photo Shannon Curtis
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