The Freehold Twp. Little League is honored to host the Junior League Eastern Regional Tournament for it's 11th straight year. State Champions from Maine to Maryland will participate in the double elimination tournament with the dream of earning a berth to the Junior League World Series in Taylor, Michigan.
This year the tournament will kick-off with
4 games on Friday August 7. A Champion Recognition Banquet for the teams &
guests will be held on Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 PM. The Parade of Champions will be
held on Saturday, August 8 at 9 AM. The games will be held daily at Michael J. Tighe Park (formerly Liberty Oak Park)
Field #7 in Freehold, NJ on Fri, 8/7, Sat 8/8 & Sun 8/9: 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM & 7 PM;
Monday 8/10: 1 PM, 4 PM & 7 PM; Tuesday 8/11: 4 PM & 7 PM; &
Wednesday 8/12: 10 AM Championship & 1 PM (if necessary).
Teams will receive information packets regarding the tournament, official hotels (room blocks & discounted rates), and the banquet. Parents are encouraged to contact their team representative to obtain information on the discounted room blocks & the banquet.
2015 JLER Tournament
Congratulations to Ridgewood LL - New Jersey
Junior League Eastern Regional Champions!
Connecticut: Edgewood LL, Bristol CT (8-0) [State Bracket]
Edgewood LL will make their 2nd consecutive JLER appearance after sweeping the State tournament to capture the CT State title. The Connecticut State Champs will play their first game against the New Jersey State Champs in the tournament nightcap on Friday, August 7 at 7 PM.
Delaware: Dover LL, Dover DE (6-1) [State Bracket]
The Delaware State Champs will play their first game against the Rhode Island State Champs on Friday, August 7 at 1 PM.
LL, Hampden & Hermon ME (8-1)
The Maine State Champs will play their first game in the tournament opener vs. the PA State Champs on Friday, August 7 at 10 AM.
Maryland: West Salisbury LL, Salisbury MD (8-1) [State Bracket]
This is West Salisbury's first visit to the JLER & it took until 11:30 PM for the Maryland State Champs to claim the title. They will play their first game against the RI/DE winner on Saturday, August 8 at 7 PM.
Quincy Youth Baseball LL, Quincy MA (11-0)
Quincy Youth Baseball Little League returns for the third consecutive year & their 5th visit in the last 7 years. The Massachusetts State Champs will play their first game against the NJ District 19 Host Champs at 4 PM on Friday, August 7.
Ridgewood NJ (11-2)
It was an exciting finish as Ridgewood LL came back from an 8-5 deficit in the top of the 7th to win the State title game 14-8. The New Jersey State Champs will play their first game against the CT State Champs at 7 PM on Friday, August 7.
NJ District 19 Host: Freehold Twp. LL, Freehold NJ (3-0) [District Championship Bracket]
Freehold Twp. LL makes it's 8th consecutive appearance in the Regional's. They outscored their oppenents 26-2 enroute to the District 19 title. The NJ District 19 Host Champions will play the Massachussetts State Champs at 4 PM on Friday, August 7.
New York: Penfield LL, Penfield NY (9-0) [State Bracket]
The New York State Champs will play the Maine/Pennsylvania Winner at 4 PM on Saturday, August 8.
Pennsylvania: Great Valley LL - Malvern PA (9-0) [State Bracket]
The Pennsylvania State Champs will play the Maine State Champs in the tournament opener at 10 AM on Friday, August 7.
Rhode Island: Rumford LL - Rumford, RI (7-1) [State Bracket]
The Rhode Island State Champs will play the Delaware State Champs in their first game at 1 PM on Friday, August 7.
Congratulations to Past Eastern Regional
2015 - Ridgewoord LL (New Jersey)
2014 - Newark National LL (Delaware)
2013 - Massapequa International LL (New York)
2012 - Franklin Square LL (New York)
2011 - Johnston LL (Rhode Island)
2010 - Freehold Twp. LL (NJ D19 Champs - Host)
2009 - Holbrook LL (New Jersey)
2008 - Canton LL (Massachusetts)
2007 - Middletown LL (NJ D19 Champs - Host)
2006 - North Cumberland LL (New Jersey)
2005 - Freehold Twp. LL (NJ D19 Champs - Host)
* Above Winners for Regional's held at Freehold Twp. Only *