BELLEVILLE,NJ- The Nutley East Little League 10-year-old all-stars defeated Belleville 16 to 7 tonight in Belleville to advance in the standings of the pool-play district tournament.

Nutley was powered with five runs in both the second and fourth innings to give Belleville another loss.

Nutley East is now 2-1 in the tournament, having beaten North Ward on Monday, but losing to Livingston on Wednesday.

Next up for East is a game against cross-town rivals Nutley American this Monday, July 2, 6:00 pm at the Nutley East Field.