County Cubs Baseball Team Wins Rawlings Title
15U Morris County team crushes competition on its way to championship in Florida.
The Morris County Cubs 15U baseball team spent the last couple weeks in Florida, but it wasn't for a summer vacation.
It was to take on seven other teams in the Rawlings International Salute to Baseball tournament.
The result was better than any Disney World trip could offer, as the team took home the championship trophy en route to a 12-1 win over the St. Cloud Storm in the final game, according to ESPN's Wide World of Sports website.
Led by manager Pete Zoccolillo, the group of teens is comprised of 15 players from different towns in the county.
The roster includes:
Nic Matera, Roxbury
Scott Carton, Morristown
Andrew Ferrara, Roxbury
Matt Iantosca, Randolph
Chris Grillo, Mt. Olive
Stephen Loreng, Roxbury
A.J. Shears, Roxbury
Kevin Domaratius, Mendham
Justin Johannessen, Roxbury
Jeremy Westaway, Mendham
Alex Busby, Roxbury
Kyle Macrae, Roxbury
Tyler Poulin, Randolph
Adam Katz, Rockaway
Alex DiCocco, Roxbury
The Cubs amassed a 4-1 record in the tournament, tying the St. Cloud Storm team just two days earlier than the title game, according to the website.
Teams in the tournament were from Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Florida, Panama, northern Texas, and Massachussets.