Monday’s semifinal games
4 p.m. Game 13: Midland (Mich.) Post 165 (47-9) vs. Wilmington (Del.) Post 1 (36-4)
Midland won the Stars Division with a 3-0 record in pool play, outscoring the opposition 15-6. Midland reached the ALWS in 2017 but finished 1-2 and lost a three-way tiebreaker. Post 165 was also the last team from Michigan to win the ALWS, in 2009 in Fargo, N.D. Wilmington finished second in the Stripes Division with a 2-1 record in pool play, outscoring the opposition 11-8. This Delaware team is the first in the ALWS since 1976, and the first to win a game since 1967. No Delaware team has ever won the ALWS title.
7 p.m. Game 14: Gonzales (La.) Post 81 (44-6) vs. Las Vegas Post 40 (49-16)
Gonzales won the Stripes Division with a 3-0 record in pool play, outscoring the opposition 9-6. The last team from Louisiana to win the ALWS was New Orleans Post 125 in 2012 in Shelby. Las Vegas won a tiebreaker to finish second in the Stars Division with a 1-2 record, outscoring the opposition 18-13. Last year’s ALWS champions represented Nevada Post 40 with players from Henderson High School; this year’s squad is made up primarily of players from Desert Oasis High School.
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