It’s an exciting month for Connecticut youth baseball – while players from Westport are competing for the title of Little League world champion, the under-12 team from New Milford headed to Aberdeen, Md. for the Cal Ripken World Series.
The New Milford team comprises 13 players and represents New England. On Wednesday, they beat out the Southwest 14-5 and will tackle the Mid-Atlantic team today at 3 p.m.
Top teams will face off Saturday, Aug. 17 in the U.S. and international championships. The Cal Ripken world champion will be crowned in the final game on Aug. 18.
New Milford’s record so far is 3-1.