Northern Connecticut Girls' Softball League


** 2009 U-14 League Tournament **

Brookside Park, Ellington



The 2009 NCGSL U-14 league tournament was held on Saturday and Sunday, August 1st - 2nd at Brookside Park in Ellington. Pool play on Saturday had the fifteen teams in three groups of five determined by their record in the regular season. The groups were designated as 'A' (1-6-7-12-13), 'B' (2-5-8-9-14) and 'C' (3-4-10-11-15). Each team played three games against the other teams in their group, with the exception of the 13, 14, and 15 seeds, which played all four other teams in their group. Their three best games counted in determining seeding for Sunday's single elimination.
For Saturday pool play, games were 80 minutes long with home team determined by coin toss. A mercy rule of 8 runs after 5 innings was in effect. Tie games counted as ties. Seeding for Sunday's single elimination was based on Saturday's results. Tie breakers were 1) runs allowed, then 2) runs scored.

SEEDING FOR SATURDAY GAMES (based on final regular season record)
#1 - Simsbury (11-2)
#2 - West Hartford (11-3)
#3 - Willington (8-2)
#4 - Vernon (9-4)
#5 - Somers (9-5)
#6 - Glastonbury (9-5)
#7 - Windsor (9-5)
#8 - Canton (7-5)
#9 - Coventry (6-5)
#10 - Granby (5-8-1)
#11 - Enfield (4-7-1)
#12 - Suffield (5-9)
#13 - South Windsor (4-8)
#14 - East Hartford (3-7)
#15 - Tolland (0-12)

GROUP 'A' - (1)Simsbury, (6)Glastonbury, (7)Windsor, (12)Suffield, (13)South Windsor.
GROUP 'B' - (2)West Hartford, (5)Somers, (8)Canton, (9)Coventry, (14) East Hartford.
GROUP 'C' - (3)Willington, (4)Vernon, (10)Granby, (11)Enfield, (15)Tolland.

Saturday's Results

SEEDING FOR SUNDAY GAMES (based on Saturday's results)
#1 - West Hartford (3-0, 1 run allowed)
#2 - Vernon (3-0, 5 runs allowed)
#3 - South Windsor (3-0, 12 runs allowed)
#4 - Simsbury (2-0-1)
#5 - Willington (2-1, 5 runs allowed, 24 runs scored)
#6 - Enfield (2-1, 5 runs allowed, 15 runs scored)
#7 - Coventry (2-1, 10 runs allowed)
#8 - Canton (1-1-1, 13 runs allowed)
#9 - Windsor (1-1-1, 17 runs allowed)
#10 - Somers (1-2, 11 runs allowed)
#11 - Glastonbury (1-2, 13 runs allowed)
#12 - Granby (1-2, 24 runs allowed)
#13 - East Hartford (0-2-1)
#14 - Suffield (0-3, 23 runs allowed)
#15 - Tolland (0-3, 24 runs allowed)

Sunday's Results - Single Elimination
Teams were seeded for Sunday according to their record on Saturday. Tiebreakers were fewest runs allowed, then most runs scored. Sunday games were 90 minutes long, except the final which was 7 innings, and higher seed was home team. International tie breaker was to be used if the game was tied after 7 innings. A mercy rule of 10 runs after 5 innings was in effect.



* * CONGRATULATIONS VERNON - NCGSL 2009 U-14 TOURNAMENT CHAMPS * *



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