North East Baseball Jays beat Team CT Baseball 16u-American 13-5 to take home the 2016 16u North East Baseball Classic Championship on the 4th of July.
In a tournament that didn't have any teams go a perfect 4-0 in pool play. The 5 playoff teams showed on Monday why they were the best teams in the event. In the 4 vs. 5 game TCB 16u-American up ended Connecticut Edge-Elite 9-3 to advance to the Semi-Finals. In the Semi-Finals TCB got past Nokona Baseball Chiefs who were the 1 seed at 3-0-1, 5-3. In the other Semi-Final at Worcester State the NEB Jays used a 8 run 6th inning to get past New England Nor'Easters 12-2 to advance to the finals.
With both teams tight on pitching the Jays were able to limit damage early in the game and take over later for a 13-5 win to take home the title.
The next North East Baseball tournament is the 18u NEB End of Summer Classic July 29th-31st taking place in the Boston, MA area.