This past weekend was the beginning of the 2019 North East Baseball Tournament Season and as usual it kicked off with our 10th annual 14u North East Baseball Classic. This years version saw 18 teams come from all over New England for the weekend.
When all was said and done North East Baseball-North based out of the North Shore of Massachusetts won the 2019 title in a 7-6 come from behind effort against the New England Ruffnecks.
Despite a Sunday which featured low temperatures for Mid May and on and off rain all games were played. After pool play was finished 4 teams headed off to the playoffs. Pool A winner West Side Wildcats, Pool B winner NEB-Wnukowski, Pool C winner NEB-North and Pool D winner New England Ruffnecks. Semifinals saw NEB-North beat West Side Wildcats 11-1 and in the other semi the Ruffnecks beat NEB-Wnukowski 2-1 in a pitching duel the last slightly over 1 hour 15 minutes.
Tournament MVP was Matthew Conte.
Next up is the 13u North East Baseball Classic which is May 18th-19th