Over the weekend, the S.D. Ireland Legion baseball team qualified for the 2019 Vermont State American Legion Baseball Tournament, which starts Saturday at Colchester High School. 

Ireland has earned either the No. 2 or No. 3 seed, based on its league record of 14-8 with two games to go in the regular season. The team hosted the South Burlington Wildcats Tuesday at Champlain Valley Union and the OEC Kings on Wednesday. 

During the weekend, Ireland split a doubleheader with the Franklin County Post 1 team, winning the opener 6-1 and dropping the nightcap in a squeaker, 1-0.

On Sunday, Ireland swept two games, beating Barre Post 10 7-3 and Montpelier Post 3 in a slugfest, 14-11.

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