First Dominican Invitational Goodwill Tour A Rousing Success
Jul 28, 2015 05:24AM ● Published by Bill Gilman
Gallery: The first Dominican Invitational -- Puerto Plata vs. Tewksbury [19 Images] Click any image to expand.
The week-long visit to the Merrimack Valley by a team of 10-12-year olds from the Los Halcones de Francisco Oliva League of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic featured exciting baseball, great displays of sportsmanship and a passion for a game that's the national past-time of both countries.
The Dominican team played two games against a Tewksbury All-Star team, four 4-inning games against Billerica and one against Haverhill.
The results were as follows:
- Monday: Dominicans beat Tewksbury Nationals 4 - 0. (this was a scoreless game through four innings)
- Tuesday: 1st game, Dominicans beat Billerica 8 - 0. 2nd game, Billerica beat the Dominicans 11 - 10.
- Wednesday: Dominicans beat Haverhill ( don't know the score)
- Thursday: 1st game, Billerica beat the Dominicans 12 - 10. 2nd game, Dominicans beat Billerica 7 - 1.
- Friday: Dominicans beat Tewksbury Americans 7 -6 in extra innings (7) The game was tied up 6 -6 by Tewksbury's Owen Fowler who hit a three run BLAST over the right field fence.
The Tewskbury players participating in the games were, as follows:
Tewksbury American League:
Tewksbury National League