Meet the eight American Legion Baseball regional champions

We are down to eight teams for the 2019 American Legion World Series (ALWS).

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Here is a look at the eight teams:

Region 1 – Northeast – Shrewsbury (Mass.) Post 397

Record: 30-7

Team: Second appearance in the American Legion World Series (2017)

State: 21st appearance, third straight (Shrewsbury and Braintree)

Pool: Stripes

Schedule: North Carolina (Thursday, 7:30 p.m.), Idaho (Saturday, 1 p.m.), North Dakota (Sunday, 4 p.m.)

Winning moment: With a 3-1 lead in the seventh inning, Christopher Wright scooped up a ground ball at second base and delivers it to first baseman Matthew Livingtson to send Shrewsbury back to Shelby for the second time in three years.

Video courtesy of Chris Kyne of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette

Region 2 – Mid-Atlantic – Randolph Co., (N.C.) Post 45

Record: 34-10

Team: Third appearance in the American Legion World Series, third straight (2017, 2018)

State: 22nd appearance, fourth straight

Pool: Stripes

Schedule: Massachusetts (Thursday, 7:30 p.m.), North Dakota (Saturday, 4 p.m.), Idaho (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.)

Winning moment: Tatum Marsh got a strikeout looking with the tying run on third and the winning run on first and immediately pumped his fist, knowing he sent his team to its third straight American Legion World Series.

Video courtesy of NOVA Baseball Magazine

Region 3 – Southeast – Destrehan (La.) Post 366 Pedal Valves Cardinals

Record: 35-8

Team: First appearance in the American Legion World Series

State: 27th appearance (second straight - Gonzales last year)

Pool: Stars

Schedule: Illinois (Thursday, 10 a.m.), Missouri (Friday, 7 p.m.), New Mexico (Saturday, 7:30 p.m.)

Winning moment: With the tying run at the plate for Tupelo (Miss.) Post 49, a pop up to right fielder Kolby Bourgeois is squeezed, sealing a 4-2 win.

Video courtesy of Twitter user @MikeCamunas

Region 4- Mid-South – Festus (Mo.) Post 253

Record: 36-12

Team: Second appearance in the American Legion World Series (2009)

State: 10th appearance (last: Festus in 2009)

Pool: Stars

New Mexico (Thursday, 1 p.m.), Louisiana (Friday, 7 p.m.), Illinois (Sunday, 1 p.m.)

Winning moment: Festus had a comfortable 8-3 lead thanks to a six-run fifth inning but still rejoiced when the final out came on a groundout to first base.

Video courtesy of the hosts, Hastings Baseball

Region 5 – Great Lakes – Danville (Ill.) Post 210

Record: 36-8

Team: First appearance in the American Legion World Series

State: 20th appearance (last: Moline, 2012)

Pool: Stars

Schedule: Louisiana (Thursday, 10 a.m.), New Mexico (Friday, 4 p.m.), Missouri (Sunday, 1 p.m.)

Winning moment: In a wild ending, Beverly/ Lowell (Ohio) Post 389/759 and Danville were tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh. With the bases loaded and two outs, Trevor Davis hit a ball hard to third base and Chase Vinson won a race to the third base bag to take off the force and help Danville walk off as winners.

Video courtesy of Montana American Legion Baseball chairman Ron Edwards

Region 6 – Central Plains – Fargo (N.D.) Post 2

Record: 51-6

Team: Fourth appearance in the American Legion World Series (1969, 1989, 1992)

State: Fifth appearance (last: Fargo, 1992)

Pool: Stripes

Schedule: Idaho (Thursday, 4 p.m.), North Carolina (Saturday, 4 p.m.), Massachusetts (Sunday, 4 p.m.)

Winning moment: Austin Manuel got a strikeout looking and Fargo held on for a 3-2 win, ending a 27-year drought for North Dakota at regionals. The team celebrated accordingly.

Video courtesy of the Sioux Falls host committee

Region 7 – Northwest – Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56

Record: 56-6

Team: First appearance in the American Legion World Series

State: Ninth appearance, third straight

Pool: Stripes

Schedule: North Dakota (Thursday, 4 p.m.), Massachusetts (Saturday, 1 p.m.), North Carolina (Sunday, 7:30 p.m.)

Winning moment: A long, nerve-wracking game ended in the 10th inning when Idaho Falls put up four runs in the top of the frame and a popout to second baseman Bruer Webster ended the game.

Video courtesy of KTVH News

Region 8 – Western – Albuquerque (N.M.) Post 13

Record: 30-2

Team: First appearance in the American Legion World Series

State: First appearance in the American Legion World Series

Pool: Stars

Schedule: Missouri (Thursday, 1 p.m.), Illinois (Friday, 4 p.m.), Louisiana (Saturday, 7:30 p.m.)

Winning moment: Albuquerque capped off a wild week with another nailbiter, winning, 5-3, on a strikeout by Damien Roddy with the tying run on base.

Video courtesy of Bob Seide, assistant tournament director