Troy makes use of 8-run inning to upend Trenton in American Legion World Collection

The primary-time Maine and Northeast regional champion Trenton Acadians had been locked in a pitcher’s duel with defending champion Troy Put up 70 from Alabama via 4 innings of their Senior American Legion World Collection sport at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, North Carolina, on Thursday.

However a nightmarish fifth inning for the Acadians, through which they allowed eight runs on simply two hits, helped allow the Mid-South Regional champs to publish a 13-3 victory in a mutual tourney opener.

Trenton will now tackle Northwest Regional champ Cheyenne, Wyoming, because the Acadians proceed Stars division pool play on Friday at 4 p.m. Cheyenne misplaced its opener to Western Regional king League Metropolis, Texas, 4-0.