Semifinals set for 2018 American Legion World Series

Watch Game 13 and Game 14 of the 2018 American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., televised live on ESPNU, or online at WatchESPN or the WatchESPN app.

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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