Eastern Regional Little League Baseball Tournament Begins, Featuring Representatives From Each New England State


In what has become a summer tradition, the Eastern Regional Little League Baseball Tournament begins Friday and will last until the New Englnd Championship Game the following Friday. The winner of the tourament will advance to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

Last year, Fairfield, Conn., defeated Cumberland, R.I., to advance to the LLWS. Fairfield is the only squad competiting this year that made it to the East Region Tournament last season.

The Championship Game is scheduled for Sunday, August 28.

Regional Winners:

Fairfield American Little League ? Fairfield, Connecticut
Northwest Washington Little League ? District of Columbia
Newark National Little League ? Newark, Delaware
Yarmouth Little League ? Yarmouth, Maine
Conococheague Little League ? Williamsport, Maryland
Andover National Little League ? Andover, Massachusetts
Goffstown Little League ? Goffstown, New Hampshire
Toms River National Little League ? Toms River, New Jersey
Great Kills American Little League ? Staten Island, New York
Keystone Little League ? Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Cumberland American Little League ? Cumberland, Rhode Island
Barre Community Little League ? Barre, Vermont


Friday, August 5th
DC vs DE, 11 a.m.
ME vs NH, 2 p.m.
MD vs NY, 5 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies, 7:15 p.m.
Ct vs VT, 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, August 6th
DE vs MD, 11 a.m.
MA vs RI, 2 p.m.
NJ vs PA, 5 p.m.
CT vs ME, 8 p.m.

Sunday, August 7th
ME vs VT, 11 a.m.
NJ vs DC, 2 p.m.
CT vs NH, 5 p.m.
NY vs PA, 8 p.m.

Monday, August 8th
MD vs DC, 11 a.m.
MA vs VT, 2 p.m.
DE vs NY, 5 p.m.
NH vs RI, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, August 9th
ME vs MA, 10 a.m. (NESN)
CT vs RI, 1 p.m. (NESN)
DE vs NY, 5 p.m.
NH vs RI, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10th
RI vs VT, 10 a.m. (NESN)
MA vs NH, 1 p.m. (NESN)
DC vs PA, 4 p.m.
NJ vs NY, 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 11th
N.E. 2 vs 3, 3 p.m. (NESN)
N.E. 1 vs 4, 7 p.m. (NESN)

Saturday, August 13th
East Region Championship, 1 p.m. (ESPN & ESPN3.com)

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