** 2010 **

Posted by John Berardi on Jan 08 2011 at 04:00PM PST in 2019

State Tournaments wrapped up...
The last couple of State Champions were crowned in their respective divisions. The following teams are the 2010 Little League State Champions in their respective divisions:
Softball: Major- Swampscott,  Junior- Grafton,  Senior- Winchendon  
Baseball: 11 yr old-Pittsfield South, Major- Southboro, Junior- Stoneham, Senior- Oxford
see Tournaments  section for brackets and link to Regional site information.

Baseball State Finals set for Lowell's LaLacheur Park...
Stoneham will take on Auburn in the Junior Baseball division while Gloucester and Oxford will face off in the Senior division.  

Teams advance to State Finals in Softball divisions...
Jesse Burkett of Worcester and Swampscott win their sections in the Major division, Grafton and Sandwich in the Junior division while Winchendon and Wakefield take their sections in the Senior division.  All teams will take part in the Softabll State Finals in Worcester July 23-25.

Sectional Tournaments underway...
As Districts tournaments wrap up, team across the State move on to their Sectional levels.  All Softball and upper level Baseball divisions began their section games this past weekend.  Section and State brackets are posted in the Tournaments area on this site.

Leagues preparing for summer Little League Jimmy Fund program...
This Program enables Little Leaguers (2010 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.

Little League Day at Boston College - May 22, 2010...
Little League Baseball and Softball and Boston College's Baseball and Softball teams would like to invite you and your Little Leaguers to attend the "Little League Baseball & Softball Day."  These games will be held at the home field of the Eagles of Boston College in Chestnut Hill.
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Massachusetts well represented at Little League Congress...
Seventy-Five percent of the Mass Districts were represented in Kentucky for triennial event.  Discussion and voting took place on several agenda items which resulted in 10 new rule changes many focused of Softball. Two of our own were recognized for their service to the program.  George Berardi was honored for his fifty years as a District Administrator becoming only the second in the history of the program to do so.  John Berardi was selected from the East Region to receive the Commendation Award.
More details here...Volunteers Honored
 George Berardi

Congratulations to the Massachusetts umpires selected for 2010 Regional & World Series...
Junior League Softball East Regionals - Kenneth Rauktis
Little League Baseball East Regionals - Sherman Wallen
Junior League Baseball East Regionals - Thomas Ward
Senior League Baseball East Regionals - James Haibon
The entire list of umpires from all states in the East that have been selected can be viewed at

Challenger programs growing in Mass...
The Challenger Division of Little League is a program for mentally and physically challenged youth, helping them to enjoy the full benefits of Little League participation in an athletic environment structured to their abilities.
For more information and a list of towns hosting the program, please check the 'Challenger Program' link on the left.

State Tournament site and dates...
The following is a list of the State Finals sites and dates for 2010.
Major Baseball - Norwood (Kelley field) - July 29-Aug 1
10&11 Baseball - Norwood (Kelley field) - Aug 1
9&10 Baseball - Tewksbury (Poulin field) - July 22-25
Junior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 23, 24 and if necessary 27th
Senior Baseball - Lowell (Lalacheur Park) - July 23, 24 and if necessary 27th
Major Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 23-25
Junior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 24-25
Senior Softball - Worcester (Jesse Burkett) - July 24-25


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