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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament

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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight / TAPinto Nutley
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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight
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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight
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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight
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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight
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Nutley East Beats Newark North Ward in 12-Year-Old All-Star Tournament Credits: Kevin Knight / TAPinto Nutley
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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley East played host to North Ward of Newark and pulled out a win in their final at bat, 7-3.

Nutley East picked up a run in the 1st inning and two runs in the 3rd inning to lead 3-0.  North Ward rallied with three runs in the bottom of the 5th to knot the game 3-3.
 
The final frame saw Nutley East pull ahead with a Michael Zitola two-RBI double.  Zitola also started the game on the mound, pitching two scoreless innings.
 
 
With the victory, Nutley East finishes at 3-1, with previous wins over Belleville 2-1 on Friday, June 22, and Livingston 5-4 on Monday, June 25.  Their only loss was the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Nutley American this past Saturday, which left them second behind Nutley American in Pool B and out of the Finals.
 
To update the 10-year-old District 8 Tournament, Nutley American sits atop the standings at 3-0 in pool-play, with victories over North Ward 11-1 on Sunday, June 24; Ironbound 10-0 on Thursday, June 28; and Nutley East 13-2 on Monday, July 2.
 
Nutley American’s fourth and final pool-play game is against Caldwell at Ironbound Field in Newark this Saturday, July 7, 5 pm.
 
Nutley East finished their four games in pool-play at 2-2.  East defeated North Ward 18-3 on Monday, June 25; lost to Livingston 16-0 on Wednesday, June 27; defeated Belleville 16-7 on Friday, June 29; and lost to Nutley American 13-2 this past Monday.
 
After pool-play concludes, the top two teams meet in the Finals on Wednesday, July 11, 6 pm in Livingston.

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