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Shrewsbury National wins Northborough Invitational Baseball Tournament

By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer

The Shrewsbury National team poses with their trophies after defeating West Boylston.

The Shrewsbury National team poses with their trophies after defeating West Boylston.

Northborough – Shrewsbury National defeated West Boylston in the finals of the Northborough Invitational Baseball Tournament for 12-year-olds July 20, under the lights at Casey Field in Northborough. The final score was 9-1. Shrewsbury National scored first with a solo home run by Cade Nelson in the second inning, and never trailed in the game. Logan Peterson pitched a complete game for Shrewsbury National. West Boylston's lone run came on a home run by Adam Fuller in the fifth inning.

Eleven teams from area towns played in the tournament, which ran from July 13-20.? Shrewsbury and Northborough were represented by multiple teams. Southborough, Westborough, West Boylston, Auburn, Clinton and Sterling each sent a single team. The games of this tournament were the last games these player will play on the Little League fields, as next season they will move up to the full-size diamond.

The tournament was sponsored by the Northborough Baseball and Softball Association and organized by Tom Lamothe and Mike Hodge.

Photos/Jeff Slovin

Shrewsbury's Logan Peterson pitches in the championship game against West Boylston.

Shrewsbury's Logan Peterson pitches in the championship game against West Boylston.

West Boylston's Ethan Sauriol bats in a game under the lights against Shrewsbury National.

West Boylston's Ethan Sauriol bats in a game under the lights against Shrewsbury National.

West Boylston's Adam Fuller is greeted by teammates after his home run.

West Boylston's Adam Fuller is greeted by teammates after his home run.

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