The Legends Prospects beat Nokona Baseball in the Championship Game 7-0 to win the Legends 11U Spring Fling Tournament held in Northborough Ma at the New England Baseball Complex. The Legends Prospects went 4-0 while outscoring their opponents 35-2. This 17 team tournament attracted some of the best 11U teams from 3 different states. This tournament featured some wild endings, spectacular defensive plays and some unbelievable individual performances during the 2 days. Most of the teams that participated in this tournament are from the New England Elite Baseball League along with a few AAU teams.
In game #1 the Legends Prospects beat the Plympton Crush White 16-1. Jeremy Lopez (Amesbury Ma) was 2-2 with 2 doubles and J.R Bozek (Danville NH) got the win on the mound. Edo Spadaccini (Lexington Ma) had a hit and an RBI. The story of game #2 wasJoseph Kotwicki (Beverly Ma). Joseph pitched a complete game 6 inning shutout while striking out 9. He was in complete control of this game from the very first pitch. Chase Eary (Danvers Ma) was 2-3 with a HR. Brett Moore (Gloucester Ma) added a hit and a stolen base.
After earning the top seed the Legends got a bye into the semi final round. Game #3 for the Legends Prospects was the Concord Cannons. Roman Ercoli (Concord Ma) pitched 6 strong innings allowing 1 run while striking out 6 and only allowing 2 hits. Mike Leon (Danvers Ma) hit his 2nd HR of the season. The Legends went on to win this game 6-1.
In the Championship Game the Legends played Nokona Baseball. Legends vs Nokona is always a great matchup with this one being no different. The Legends won 7-0 but the game felt like a 2-0 game all the way until the final out. Peter Martin (Manchester Ma) was the difference in this game on the mound. He pitched a complete game 6 inning shutout allowing only 1 hit while walking 0 batters. Peter had a tremendous tournament and would have been named the MVP if there was such an award for this tournament. Aidan Spurr (Georgetown Ma) put the game out of reach with his first ever over the fence HR with a 3 run shot in the 3rd inning to put the Legends up 4-0. Luke McClintock (Hamilton Wenham Ma) was 2-3 in the Championship Game and Eric Wing (Georgetown Ma) was 6-10 in this tournament while hitting his 4th HR of the season The 11U Legends Prospects are now 11-1 on the young season.