Sudbury and Haverill boys hoist their trophies after battling hard in the Trophy Weekend 1 gold game held at Gatchell Field in Marblehead.
Going into the game, the teams were a combined 13-1 in round 1 play.
Haverill used strong pitching and timely hitting to win by a 9-3 score.
Bay State Friends Celebrate Big Day
Connor Champigny, Mitchell Beaudoin and Ben Membrino are all smiles after Acton-Boxboro swept through the A-60 Division Tournament of Champions week to engrave their name on the coveted Don Soule trophy.
Medford Double Play Combination
Double Play Combo
Robert Marchiano flips to teammate Michael Keane as Medford turns their second 6-4-3 double play in an August 2013 A-60 game action. Medford made a late run to qualify for the TOC, but fell short in the quarter-finals.
Jack Flynn of Woburn wins the Home Run Derby
Home Run Champ
Jack Flynn of Woburn hit 4 consecutive bombs on his final 4 pitches to win the 2013 Home Run Derby in dramatic fashion in front of a crowd of 250+ players and parents during Player Appreciation Day
The Men in Blue Show their Stuff
Men in Blue
MBUA and Bay State veteran umpires Bob Pistera (left) and Scott McCalhey take a break between innings during Trophy Weekend 1 acivities in Marblehead.
Staying Loose before the Big Game
Lynnfield players readying for a Tournament of Champions game at Winchester's Nutile Field
Natick Walks Off with Semi-Finals Victory over Concord Carlisle
Natick players Peter Manoli and Sean O'Connell and manager Matt Lodi
mob Max Ferruci as he crosses home plate with the winning run on an
Austin Twiss walk-off 2-run double. Natick scored all 6 runs in the
bottom of the 6th inning to defeat Concord Carlisle 6-5 in the A-60
semi-final game to reach their second championship game in three years.
For the Kids, It's All About the Hardware
In 2013, Bay State Baseball directors handed out over 1200 trophies to deserving 9-12 year olds throughout the season, plus T-shirts to the Elite 8 teams and Sweatshirts to the champions and runners up.
Sportsmanship Above All
Bay State Baseball is about friendship and sportsmanship. After a fantastic C Division championship game in which Haverill played a near perfect game to knock off heavily favored Arlington, the boys join together and show off their gold and silver trophies for their fans. Congratulations to both teams.
Newton Becomes First Team to Go Back to Back in B Division
Newton became the first team to engrave their town name on the Don McGowan B Division Championship Cup twice in a row. Newton - which was just a game from reaching the LLWS as well - defeated a deep and powerful Weston team (the 2012 C Division champion) 5-2 to hoist the gold. The perpetual "Cup" stays in the Newton Town Hall for a year.
Marblehead beats Wakefield in Round 2 Trophy Weekend
Marblehead's B Division team ran the table in Round 2, and defeated Wakefield in the Round 2 Trophy Weekend. After the game, the boys enjoy a moment of friendship and camaraderie with their trophies.
Stellar Pitching Leads Acton-Boxboro to Victory
Jake McOsker (front) and Cal Sullivan (back) were crucial parts of Acton-Boxboro's 2011 B Division championship run. A-B defeated Reading to claim the crown.
Bicep Power Launches Homers in Big Numbers
The top 14 A-60 and A-70 power hitters - representing 12 teams -- put on a fantastic hitting exhibition during the 2013 Home Run Derby. Over 100 teammates and other players filled the outfield in the MLB-style event.
Framingham's Power Duo is all Smiles
Framingham manager (and Bay State Director) Jason Smith huddles with leading home run hitters Evan Slight and Jaylen Bailey before a big game in August.
On Deck at Trophy Weekend 1
Trophy Weekend 1
The Billerica NL B Division (11u) team poses against the first base fence while they watch the first game. After a 5-1 first round record, Billerica won the silver in Trophy Weekend 1.