The Cumberland American All-Stars begin play Saturday in the Rhode Island State Little League Major Division Championship, their first appearance there since 2011.
On Saturday they are scheduled to face District III champion Coventry American at 1:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol. Coventry has won its district for three straight years, and earned its berth by defeating Wickford.
Also on Saturday, District I champions Cranston Western will play against District II champions Portsmouth, at 10 a.m.
See our coverage in Sunday’s Call.