It was getting late and the mosquitoes were biting, but Hudson Legion was in no hurry to leave Mahan Field.
By beating Natick on Tuesday, 10-5, American Legion Post 100 had its sixth win in as many nights and basked in the glow of its undefeated 7-0 start.
“I still look forward to coming everyday,” said Sam Ashline with a smile. “That hasn’t always been the case.”
Hudson has not had a winning season in manager Blair Brissette’s nine years on the bench. But with three college players leading the way, a pitching staff rife with talented arms, and a lineup whose bats have warmed with the weather, the team is sitting atop the standings in District 5 and enjoying every second of the ride. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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