It took 10 innings but AP Baseball won the 1st annual 17u New England Elite 8 4-3 over Nokona Baseball.
In a event designed to bring the top programs in New England together to face each other, it did not disappoint.
Set up of the event was 2 pools of 4 teams and each team plays 3 pool games. After pool play was done each team was seeded into 8 team single elimination bracket play. Pool Play saw the North East Baseball Rays win Pool A with a 2-1 record and Legends Baseball win Pool B with a 3-0 record.
Nokona Baseball saw their way to the finals with impressive wins over New England Ruffnecks as well as the North East Baseball Rays.
Tournament MVP was AP Catcher Kevin Murphy. Murphy is committed to University of Hartford.