The Bangor American Legion team fell behind early and could never catch up in their opening game of the Northeast Regional taking an 8-2 loss to Rhode Island.The Comrades collected more hits than their opponent but were plagued by errors, walks and hit batters early in the game that allowed Rhode Island to build an early lead.

Next up is an elimination game this afternoon at 12:30 when they play a team from Lowell Massachusetts.

Thursday, Aug. 6

9:30am Massachusetts “A” vs. Vermont

12:30pm Coffee News-Bangor vs. Massachusetts “B” (Lowell)

4:30pm New Hampshire vs. Connecticut

7:30pm Rhode Island vs. Seicheprey Post-2 (Conn.)