** 2011 **

Posted by John Berardi on Dec 15 2011 at 04:00PM PST in 2019
State Tournaments wrapped up...
The last of the State Champions were crowned in their respective divisions. With comback wins in the Major & Senior divisions, Andover National edged Braintree American 7-6 in the Major while Quincy rallied for 5 runs in the last inning to capture the Senior title 8-6 over Gloucester. In the 11 year old division, the younger Braintree Americans belted their way to victory over Parkway National 13-2.
see Tournaments section for complete brackets and link to Regional site information.

State Championship games Sunday...
10/11 division at Taunton
Championship game (July31 1:00) - Braintree American vs. Parkway National

Major division at Taunton
Championship game (July31 4:00) - Andover National vs. Braintree American

Senior division at Lowell-LaLacheur Park
Championship game (July31 10:00) - Gloucester vs. Quincy

State Tournaments July 28-31 for baseball divisions...

Major division at Taunton (pool play)
July 28 3:35 - Wellesley South vs. Andover National
July 28 7:20 - Joe Schwartz vs. Braintree American
July 29 4:35 - Braintree American vs. Andover National
July 29 7:20 - Joe Schwartz vs. Wellesley South
July 30 5:05 - Joe Schwartz vs. Andover National
July 30 7:35 - Braintree American vs. Wellesley South

Junior division at Lowell-LaLacheur Park (best of 3)
July 28 4:00 - East Boston vs. Quincy
July 29 7:00 - East Boston vs. Quincy

Senior division at Lowell-LaLacheur Park (best of 3)
July 28 7:00 - Gloucester vs. Quincy
July 29 4:00 - Gloucester vs. Quincy

Baseball Section Finals this weekend July 23-24...

Major division
Section 1 (July 23 2:00) - Townsend at Worcester Joe Schwartz
Section 2 (July 24 7:00) - Braintree American at Barnstable American
Section 3 (July 23 2:00) - Wellesley South vs. Medfield at Norwood
Section 4 (July 23 5:30) - Andover National vs. Stoneham at Tewksbury

10/11 division
Section 2 (July 23 2:00)- Lakeville at Braintree American
Section 4 (July 23 5:00)- Methuen at North Reading

Complete Section brackets posted in Tournaments area.

Softball State Tournament wrapped up...
Two of the three divisions went to a rubber game for the Softball State finals in Worcester. The following teams are the 2011 Little League State Champions in their respective divisions:
Softball: Major- Lynn Wyoma, Junior- Wesfield, Senior- Westfield

Longtime District Administrator Don Gleason passes away...
It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that District Administrator, Don Gleason, has passed away. This is a great loss not only to Gleason family, but to Little League baseball in Massachusetts. He was involved with Little League for 43 years, first as a President of North Pittsfield Little League, and then for the last 26 years as District Administrator of District 1.
more on story...

Sectional Tournament prep begins

As Districts tournaments get underway, preparations begin for the District winners who will advance to their Sectional levels. Most Section brackets are now available and posted in the Tournaments area on this site.

Big Al coaching clinic coming back to Mass April 2nd & 3rd...
There is no doubt you have all heard of the famous Little League coaching clinic instruction Al Price ("big Al"). Back by popular demand, “big AL has been scheduled to the Massachusetts area for two days hosted by District 15 & 5. The format for each day is the same, see links below for flyers with details.
Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Raymond Shaw Middle School in Milbury
Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Beverly High School

League Administration Clinic coming to Mass.- Feb 4, 2011

League Administartion clinic ("Road Show") coming to Massachusetts. The Clinic will be held on Saturday, February 5th at WPI. All League Officers and Board board members are encouraged to attend and hear the hometown presentation first hand. Our top staff members and volunteers have teamed up to bring truckloads of tips to your backyard. Local league volunteers just like you will learn how best to implement the Little League program in their town or neighborhood.
Brochure - February 5th Road Show

State Tournament sites for 2011...
The following is a list of the State Finals sites and dates for 2011.
Major Baseball - Taunton (Taunton West) July 28-31
10&11 Baseball - Taunton (Taunton West) July 31
9&10 Baseball - Tewksbury (Poulin field) July 21-24
Junior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) July 28, 29 & 31
Senior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) July 28, 29 & 31
Major Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) July 15-17
Junior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) July 16-17
Senior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) July 16-17


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