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June 26, 2016
Puerto Rico wins Latin America tourney to make 1st trip to Bangor


Two-time defending Latin America champ Pariba L.L., Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, came up short in Saturday’s title game, losing 3-0.

Roberto Clemente L.L., Carolina, Puerto Rico, defeated two-time defending Latin America champion Pariba L.L., Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, 3-0 on June 25 to win the Latin America regional.

Roberto Clemente went undefeated in the 10-team regional, held in Guayama, Puerto Rico, going 4-0 in pool play and 6-0 overall. The team outscored opponents 46-17.

This is the first time a team from Puerto Rico will represent the Latin America region in a Bangor World Series. Latin America teams are 55-19 (.743) in Bangor World Series, with 12 semifinal appearances and eight championship game appearances. The region has won five of those eight appearances, including three straight from 2010 through 2012.

Roberto Clemente will play in Bracket A, along with Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe-Africa, and U.S. Central. Its first game will be at 8 p.m. on opening day, July 31, against Canada.

June 20, 2016
Asia-Pacific, U.S. West draw byes
Bracket A features all 4 international regions

For the first time in Bangor Senior League Baseball World Series history, all four international teams have been lumped together. This after a blind draw conducted Monday afternoon at Shawn T. Mansfield Stadium to determine bracket assignments and initial pairings.

Bracket A will feature Asia-Pacific, Europe-Africa, Latin America, and Canada, with U.S. Central joining the mix. Bracket B will feature U.S. Southeast, U.S. East, Maine District 3, U.S. Southwest, and U.S. West.

June 21, 2016
Umpires from The Netherlands, Curacao, and Canada to join American counterparts

_igp00420002Thirteen umpires representing eight of Senior League Baseball’s nine regions will make the trip to Bangor next month. With umpiring experience ranging from 10 years to 37 years, this year’s crop has an average of 19 years of experience.

Matthew G. Bingaman, from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Phillip Levesque, from Nashua, New Hampshire, will represent U.S. East. Nick Boylan, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and James Meurer, of Naperville, Illinois, will represent U.S. Central. Amy Steinrich, of Palm Bay, Florida, and David Wellington, of Sterling, Virginia, will represent U.S. Southeast. Weldon Herring, of Brenham, Texas, and Dan Wilkinson, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will represent U.S. Southwest. Christopher Mathis, of Orchard, Washington, and Brian Sweet, of Bellevue, Washington, will represent U.S. West.

Internationally, Ken Armstrong, of New Westminster, British

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