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Antonelli Baseball Wins 16u NEB Classic

By NEB, 07/03/19, 5:45PM EDT


Antonelli Baseball are the 2019 16u North East Baseball Classic Champions. 

Battling through threats of rain, lightning and Thunderstorms all weekend long Antonelli Baseball beat the NE Hurricanes Salem 16u Showcase 9-5 to take home the title. 

After 2 days of competition as well as rain/lightning delays the 5 pool winners advanced to Playoff Monday....Evolution 15u 3n2, Evolution 16u 3n2, NE Hurricanes, Antonelli Baseball and Nokona Chiefs.

In the first playoff game the 5 seeded Nokona Chiefs put up a 12 spot in the Top of the 1st to cruise to a 15-3 victory. In the 2 vs. 3 seed game NE Hurricanes raced out to an early 4-0 lead and went on to win 8-3. The 1 seeded Antonelli Baseball saw Nokona get out to a quick 2 run lead in the other Semi-Finals before taking over for a 8-5 win. 

Next up in the NEB Tournament Series is the 16u and 17u Elite 8 in Providence, RI and surrounding area.