WORCESTER — The magical ride ended just off Rte. 290 in Worcester.
Lawrence Legion lost to Shrewsbury, 3-1, in the Legion Northeast Regional at Holy Cross on Sunday.
Shrewsbury Legion goes to the Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina, and Lawrence’s season is finished.
The Lawrence Legion baseball team, just five outs away from going to the Legion World Series, saw one of the state’s lethal Legion programs from Shrewsbury, score three runs to take the lead and end Lawrence’s dream season.
Lawrence won the first game, 4-3, forcing a second and final game, but fell just short.
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Coaches and players with the Lawrence Legion baseball team pray together around their runner-up trophy following the team's loss to Shrewsbury in the Legion Northeast Regional Sunday at Worcester.
Armani Paulino reacts with disappointment following the Lawrence Legion baseball team's loss to Shrewsbury in the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester.
Lawrence Legion baseball manager Julio Ramos holds back his emotions during the trophy ceremony following Lawrence's loss to Shrewsbury in the Legion Northeast Regional Sunday at Worcester.
Starting pitcher Miguel Matos of Lawrence fields a ball Sunday during the first of two games against Shrewsbury in the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester.
Lawrence short stop Kebler Peralta throws to first base after fumbling a catch as his teammate, second baseman Anibal Pena, looks on while Shrewsbury's Sean Bunton slides safely into second base during the second of two games Sunday in the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester.
MIKE SPRINGER/Staff photo Lawrence catcher Henry Checo tags out Thomas Morgera of Shrewsbury at home plate during the first of two games Sunday in the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester.
Lawrence third baseman Bryan Guerrero tags out John West of Shrewsbury during the first game Sunday in the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester.
Christopher Wright of Shrewsbury argues with the umpire as Ivinson Batista of Lawrence stands on second base following a contested play in the final game Sunday of the Legion Northeast Regional at Worcester. Batista's base hit was eventually overruled, and Lawrence lost it's momentum.