SIMSBURY – The Simsbury American Legion baseball team gets back to business Wednesday when they host game 1 of a best-of-3 series at Memorial Field at 3:30 p.m. with upstart Hartford in the Connecticut American Legion state tournament.
Simsbury (21-7, 18-6 Zone 1) captured its first Zone 1 championship since 2008 and will be looking to advance to the four team Northern Division finals at Muzzy Field beginning on Saturday. Simsbury won 10 of 11 games including three straight over Avon to clinch the zone championship.
Standing in Post 84’s way will be Hartford, a spunky, quick team that upset Avon, 3-2 and Enfield, 11-4 to advance in the tournament. Hartford (15-11-1, 11-10 Zone 7) was the fifth and final qualifier from their zone. They have yet to trail in the state tournament. Continue Reading