American Legion World Series - Day 2

Louisiana and Illinois advance to semifnals, national commander and Medal of Honor recipients visit Shelby, N.C.
Connor Wilkinson of Festus, Mo. Post 253 blows a bubble in the dugout during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Connor Wilkinson of Festus, Mo. Post 253 blows a bubble in the dugout during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Kings Mountain Mayor Scott Neisler, center, presents honorary keys to the city to National Commander Brett Reistad, right, and Medal of Honor recipient Hal Fritz, left, during a luncheon at the Kings Mountain Legion Post. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Kings Mountain Mayor Scott Neisler, center, presents honorary keys to the city to National Commander Brett Reistad, right, and Medal of Honor recipient Hal Fritz, left, during a luncheon at the Kings Mountain Legion Post. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
National Commander Brett Reistad speaks at a luncheon at the Kings Mountain Legion Post. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
National Commander Brett Reistad speaks at a luncheon at the Kings Mountain Legion Post. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Players from Danville, Ill. Post 210 gather around Medal of Honor recipient Hal Fritz for a picture in their dugout. Fritz served as honorary team captain for Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Players from Danville, Ill. Post 210 gather around Medal of Honor recipient Hal Fritz for a picture in their dugout. Fritz served as honorary team captain for Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Tyler Wilson of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 throws to first base in the first inning of Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Danville, Ill. Post 210 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Tyler Wilson of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 throws to first base in the first inning of Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Danville, Ill. Post 210 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Logan Spicer of Danville, Ill. Post 210 slides into home where he is tagged out by Brent Rigtrup of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Logan Spicer of Danville, Ill. Post 210 slides into home where he is tagged out by Brent Rigtrup of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Marquez Munoz of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 loses his hat as he pitches in the second inning during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Danville, Ill. Post 210 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Marquez Munoz of Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 loses his hat as he pitches in the second inning during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Danville, Ill. Post 210 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Jake Stipp of Danville, Ill. Post 210 celebrates hitting a home run in the third inning with teammate Mason Ecker during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Jake Stipp of Danville, Ill. Post 210 celebrates hitting a home run in the third inning with teammate Mason Ecker during Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Ryan S. Drayer of Danville, Ill. Post 210 pitches in the third inning of Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Ryan S. Drayer of Danville, Ill. Post 210 pitches in the third inning of Game 5 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Albuquerque, N.M. Post 13 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Teammates from Destrehan, La. Post 366 stands on the first base line as they are introduced before Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Teammates from Destrehan, La. Post 366 stands on the first base line as they are introduced before Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Ron Franklin of Destrehan, La. Post 366 takes a moment in the first inning of Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion.
Ron Franklin of Destrehan, La. Post 366 takes a moment in the first inning of Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion.
Ryan Reando of Festus, Mo. Post 253 watches the action from the dugout with his teammates during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Ryan Reando of Festus, Mo. Post 253 watches the action from the dugout with his teammates during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Jacob Melton of Festus, Mo. Post 253 pitches in the second inning of Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Jacob Melton of Festus, Mo. Post 253 pitches in the second inning of Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
TJ Thomas of Destrehan, La. Post 366 slides safely into home during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion.
TJ Thomas of Destrehan, La. Post 366 slides safely into home during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Festus, Mo. Post 253 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., . Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion.
Levi Ebersoldt of Festus, Mo. Post 253 runs to first base during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion
Levi Ebersoldt of Festus, Mo. Post 253 runs to first base during Game 6 of the 2019 American Legion World Series against Destrehan, La. Post 366 at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. Photo by Ryan Young/The American Legion