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East Coast Sand Hogs 17u-McGloin Win 18u NEB Invitational

By NEB, 06/15/17, 7:30PM EDT


Recovering from a loss in their first game of the tournament the East Coast Sand Hogs 17u-McGloin ran the table on Playoff Monday to win the 18u NEB Invitational. 

A playoff participant in 2016 this time they were able to win it all. Starting with a strong offensive performance in the Semi-Finals, they won 9-7 over the North East Baseball Mudhens. They took that offensive explosion into the Finals were they scored 4 runs in the top of the 1st inning gliding to a 7-1 victory in the Championship over the Connecticut Blue Jays-Elite. 

The Blue Jays Elite beat Antonelli Baseball 7-3 in the other Semi-Finals. A couple teams that won pools who couldn't attend playoffs due to school are the CT Capitals, Baseball U-CT Underclass, North East Baseball Jaxx, Team CT Baseball 18u Kennedy and Team Boston 2017s. 

This weekends event was one of the most highly attended by college coaches in our history. We saw over 60 schools in attendance from all up and down the east coast and as far away as Florida. 

Our next event is our 16u NEB Classic July 1st-3rd in the Worcester, MA area followed by the 18u NEB End of Summer Classic July 28th-30th in Boston, MA