16 Aug '17, 11am

Nevada claims 2017 American Legion World Series title

Nevada claims 2017 American Legion World Series title

From the lowest of lows to the highest of highs, Henderson, Nev., Post 40 went from expecting elimination to lifting the 2017 American Legion World Series trophy in just 48 hours after a 2-1 victory over Omaha, Neb., Post 1 on Tuesday night. After a loss on Sunday, Nevada thought the team was eliminated, but by virtue of a tiebreaker, Post 40 advanced. A semifinal win over Bryant, Ark., Post 298 on Monday sent the team to the final, where Henderson faced a familiar foe. A rematch of Game 2 of the tournament proved to be a lot more competitive than the original meeting. In that contest, Nebraska slashed 21 hits, one shy of the ALWS Record, in a 9-1 rout. Nebraska also became the first team in ALWS history with four players each with four or more hits. The same starter for Nebraska in that game, Joshua Culliver, took the hill after a sparkling seven innings of two-hit ball o...

Full article: https://www.legion.org/baseball/238879/nevada-claims-2017...

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