Posted by John Berardi on Apr 23 2009 at 05:00PM PDT in 2019

Baseball State finals come to a close...
Major Baseball State Finalists - Westfield North, Middleboro, Parkway National, Peabody Western.  Tournament in Worcester (Joe Schwartz LL)Friday through Monday July 25-28. 
Parkway National edges Middleboro in the State final. 

11 year old State finals wrap between Pittsfield South, South Plymouth, Everett, Billerica American.  Semi-finals held on Friday, July 25th with the Final in Worcester on Sunday July 27th. 
Everett takes State title with a win over Pittsfield South.

Juniors (14) & Seniors (16) State finals finished up in Easthampton (Booster field).
Canton takes 2 of 3 against Gloucester for the Juniors State final. 
Gloucester took 2 straight from Auburn for the Seniors State final.
Complete brackets for all divisions can be found in Tournament section.

Softball State Finals wrap up in Worcetser...
Swampscott edged out Jesse Burkettt for the State title in the Major Softball division.
Winchendon took two straight games from Wakefield to caputre the State title in the Junior division.
Salem defeated Winchendon Sunday for the State title in the Senior division. 
All three teams will repesent Massachusetts in the respective East Regionals.

Congratulations to all teams partipating this year and to Worcester Jesse Burkett for hosting another terrific tournament! 
Congratulations to the Massachusetts umpires selected for Regional & World Serires...
Little League Baseball World Series - Dale Prentiss
Junior League Baseball World Series - Steven Gustafson
Little League Baseball East Regionals - Ernest Lang
Junior League Baseball East Regionals - John West
Little League Softball East Regionals -  James Haibon
Junior League Softball East Regionals -  Paul Maroni
The entire list of umpires from all states in the East that have been selected can be viewed at

Leagues preparing for summer Little League Jimmy Fund program...
This Program enables Little Leaguers (2008 league ages 8-12) to continue playing baseball & softball after the conclusion of the regular season. For more information , please check the 'Jimmy Fund' link on the left.
State Tournament site and dates...
The following is a list of the State Finals sites and dates for 2008.
Major Baseball - Worcester (Joe Schwartz) - July 24-27
10&11 Baseball - Worcester (Joe Schwartz) - July 26
Junior Baseball - Easthampton (Booster Field) - July 26-27
Senior Baseball - Easthampton (Booster Field) - July 27-28
Major Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 18-20
Junior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 19-20
Senior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 19-20

Al & al Manger/Coach clinic coming back to Mass...
There is no doubt you have all heard of the famous Little League clinic instruction team of Al and al. Once again, due to popular demand, the Al & al clinic has been scheduled to the Massachusetts area and will be hosted this year by the District 15 and Beverly Little league. Clinic will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at the Danvers High School Field House.
For event information see Clinic flyer Also, please checkout the Al & al training program website click here


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