The Morristown American – Morris Plains Little League 10-year-old All-Stars have won the New Jersey State Little League Title! To reach this point, the All-Stars had to beat out stiff competition in the district, sectional, and State tournaments. They are now headed to the Eastern Regional Tournament this Friday, August 5th to take on other State Tournament winners from the Mid-Atlantic Region.
The Eastern Regional tournament will be held in Cranston, Rhode Island from August 5-13. The team will play against the top teams in the Mid Atlantic Region from New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, and Maryland throughout the week prior to the championship games.
The team is managed by Morris Plains native and Borough School graduate, Billy Andrinopolous. The coaches are Derek Pukash and Frank LaMorte.
Players include – Dean Conway, Max Fell, Jack Fitzgerald, Connor Hennessy, Preston Hwang, Troy Kallio, Joseph LaMorte, Graeme Longo, Charlie Porter, Pennington Pukash, Tyler Sharperson, Will Vieira, and Eli Webber.
This 10U team is only the second team in Morris Plains/Morristown Little League history to win a State title and the first team to ever play in the Eastern Regional Tournament.
Tune into the 10U All-Star Team’s Regional Baseball Tournament at this YouTube link:
– Sat, Aug 6 – 12:00pm NJ vs. New York
– Sun, Aug 7 – 5:00pm NJ vs. PA
– Tues, Aug 9 – 11:00am NJ vs. Washington, DC
– Thurs, Aug 11 – 11:00am NJ vs. MD
– Fri, Aug 12 – 5:00pm Mid-Atlantic Championship (if we qualify)
– Sat, Aug 13 – 10:00am Mid-Atlantic Champ vs. New England Champ
Go team! ⚾