Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00
The Mineola 9U Hurricanes recently completed its summer baseball season as the NJBL 9U Central Division Champions, finishing 10-2-1 on the year and secured a second place spot entering the playoffs.
The Hurricanes beat the North Shore Spartans for the fourth time this season in a playoff win in walk-off fashion as they came from behind to win 4-3 earning the Hurricanes a berth into the championship series.
The championship series was a best of three games series in Oceanside against the South Shore Sharks. The Sharks gave the Hurricanes their only two losses earlier in the season by the score of 2-1 and 7-5.
In the first game of the playoff series, the Hurricanes trailed early 3-0, but battled to take a 4-3 lead. They increased their lead and won by the score of 7-3.
Game two was dominated by the Hurricanes as they shut the Sharks down with a 11-3 win for the title.