NECC Baseball Kicks Off 3-Game Tourney in Junior College World Series Bid

The Northern Essex Knights baseball team celebrates their May 14, 2018 win at Haverhill's Trinity Stadium. (Courtesy photograph)

The Northern Essex Community College Knights clinched their seventh consecutive regional baseball championship this week and are set to kick off a best of three tournament Friday morning in a bid for a spot in the Junior College World Series.

Beating Quinsigamond Community College 5-4 at Haverhill’s Trinity Stadium on Monday, the Knights have home field advantage as they face New York’s Suffolk County Community College in the District F Super Regional final.

First pitch is set for 11 a.m., with games played Friday through Sunday. At stake is a trip to the Division 3 Junior College World Series, played later this month in Greeneville, Tenn.

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