American Legion tournament: Orange wins Game 1, puts Branford on brink of elimination

Orange pitcher Doug Rives throws during Orange's 3-0 victory over Branford in an American Legion Southern Division Sectional Final Wednesday, July 23 at Branford. Photo by Dave Phillips

BRANFORD — With Nick Fusco and Ross Weiner the 1-2 pitching punch for Orange Post 127, Doug Rives was almost the forgotten man. But Rives made his presence felt big-time Wednesday afternoon with a five-hit shutout as Orange blanked defending Northeast Regional champion Branford Post 83, 3-0, in Game 1 of their best-of-three series in […]

American Legion State Tournament Schedule / Results

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The Connecticut American Legion baseball state tournament begins Sunday, July 20 and ends either August 1 or August 2. Unlike recent years, the state's playoff qualifiers from the Northern Division and the Southern Division are seeded into four sectional playdown brackets, culminating with a … [Read more...]