BSP’s season ends at Mid-Atlantic Regional
PURCELLVILLE, VA. » After winning its first two games at the Mid-Atlantic Regional, including a dramatic walk-off victory in its second game, Broad Street Park Post 313 was dreaming of a trip to the American Legion World Series.
Those dreams were dashed on Saturday afternoon after the Mercer County club lost its second straight game and was eliminated following a 9-2 loss to Leesburg Post 34 of Virginia.
Leesburg broke the game open with seven runs in the fourth inning for an insurmountable 9-0 lead.
BSP finishes with a 28-8 record and its first New Jersey state championship since 1975.
Standout Kyle Harrington was the MCALL MVP after he won the league’s triple crown.
Harrington’s walk-off grand slam gave BSP the state title and it was his two-run homer that capped a seventh-inning rally to beat Vienna at the MidAtlantic Regional.
Leesburg advanced to an elimination game against Souderton Post 234 after the Pennsylvania club rallied for three runs in the seventh to beat Wilmington Post 1 to stay alive.
Wilmington, by virtue of it’s 2-1 win over BSP in the winners’ bracket final, goes directly to the winner-take-all championship game at 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Souderton and Leesburg play at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Broad St. Park’s season ended with a 9-2 loss to Leesburg at the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Virginia.