Despite playing 6 games in 3 days and depleted of pitching Baseball U-CT won the 16u North East Baseball Classic with a 4-1 win over North East Baseball Jays in the Championship. In a tie game Andrea Casabianca long HR broke the tie and gave Baseball U the lead for good.
Coming out of pool A with a 3-0-1 record Baseball U needed extras to beat Northeast Eagles 16u 4-3 to advance to the championship game. The U scored 1 in the 7th and 1 in the 8th to advance.
In the other semi-final North East Baseball Jays beat Ocean State Swarm 11-1. In what was a tight game the Jays scored 7 in the 5th including 3 home runs to open up the lead.
Tournament MVP was Jake Hyde who lead Baseball U both on the mound, in the field and at the plate.
Next events to be hosted by North East Baseball are the 17u and 16u New England Elite 8 July 20th-22nd (17u) and July 23rd-25th (16u)