State Little League Tournaments Set at Ellsworth



ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA Little League and Maine District 1 will be hosting the State Little League baseball and softball tournaments for ages 9-10 at the Demeyer Field complex Aug. 1-7.

The two tournaments will run simultaneously with opening ceremonies set for 10:30 a.m. followed by baseball and softball home run derbies at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Teams representing each of the state’s six districts will be competing in the double elimination tournament, with two games scheduled each day Saturday through Tuesday with single games on Wednesday and Thursday and, if necessary, on Friday.

Team representatives for District 1 have yet to be determined.

In baseball, Ellsworth I, Bucksport I, and Coastal all remain in the running.

In softball, District 1 tournament play was slated to begin tonight with Ellsworth facing Machias and the winner scheduled to face Acadian of Mount Desert Island on Friday.

For more sports news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

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