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Lynn’s David Barnard earned the New England Regional Tournament’s best pitcher award.
BY STEVE KRAUSE
LYNN — The Lynn 15-year-old Babe Ruth team defeated North Providence/Smithfield, 5-1, to earn a spot in the World Series next month in Williston, N.D.
David Barnard pitched a complete game, giving up only four hits. He was named the New England Regional Tournament’s best pitcher award. Co-MVP awards went to Christian Burt and Dayshon Anderson.
The World Series is scheduled from Aug. 13-20.