The Mass Pride 16U team based out of Bridgewater won the New England Elite Baseball league Division 1 Championships last weekend. Fresh from their successful trip from The Perfect Game Tournament in East Cobb Georgia last week, he Mass Pride team defeated the Firebirds from Peabody, Ma 5-2.
They lost a close game to the Scorpions from Stoneham 3-1. They then fought their way out of the losers bracket defeating the Firebirds 6-2. Next, they defeated the Scorpions 3-2 in the semi-final round. In the championship game, the Pride defeated the Stampeed out of Reading, Ma 2-1.
The team is comprised of players from the greater New Bedford and Bridgewater areas. From the South Coast area it’s Andrew Dessert (Rochester) from Bishop Stang High School, P.J. Poulin and Andrew Ryan (Mattapoisett) from Old Rochester Regional, Jack Sylvia and Danny Sutherland from Dartmouth High School, and J. T Sylvia from New Bedford High School.