South End Little League wins 7-1
The first of the North2South two-game tournament was won by the South End Little League team 7-1 over the North End Little League team.
The game, sponsored by Representative Aaron Michlewitz was held at Langone Field in the North End.
The second game will be held in the South End.
Francesca Rubino was named Most Valuable Player for the North End team.
East beats West 15-10 in All Star Game
Dom Campocchiaro was honored for his 62 years of baseball coaching by the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) at the organization’s annual Little League All Star Game played last week at Langone Field on Commercial Street.
Dom tossed out the first pitch of the game and received proclamations from Mayor Marty Walsh and Councilor Sal LaMattina. Representative Aaron Michlewitz also honored the North End resident.
The contest was won by the East Team 15-10 over the West Team.
Starting pitcher for the East was Francesca Rubino, starting for the West was Colton Mairs.
East MVP was Fortunato D’Ampolo. East second MVP was Richard Pagliuca.
West MVP was Colton Mairs. West second MVP was Paxton Wong.
Defensive Player of the game was the East’s Dylan Conforti.
NEAA selects players for Mayor’s Cup Tournament
Players have been selected (10 years or younger) to participate in this season’s Mayor’s Cup Baseball Tournament which begins the weekend of July, 12th and 13th.
“If the team plays well, they will move on to the weekend of July 19th and 20th,” according to NEAA Baseball Director Ralph Martignetti.
“Last year our team made it all the way to the championship game,” noted Martignetti. “We have high hopes for this season’s team.”
Team coaches will be Dan Shea of the Cubs and Jeb Bryan of the Ranges. Team players to be announced.
“DJ” has all the baseball tools
Coming off a terrific four-year stint with the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Little League, Dom “DJ” DiCenso is continuing his torrid hitting playing for two NEAA Dodges traveling teams.
The hard-hitting 13-year-old is playing for the 13 and 14 and under teams.
DJ is hitting the cover off the baseball just about every time he steps up to the plate.
A team player, DJ, has the ability to eventually play high school baseball. He has all the tools, a lively bat, plays solid defense and he has a great baseball attitude.