NECC Baseball Knights Are Region 21 Champs: Team Beats Quinsigamond 5-4

The Northern Essex Knights baseball team celebrates their win at Haverhill's Trinity Stadium. (Courtesy photograph)

The Northern Essex Knights celebrate their win at Haverhill's Trinity Stadium. (Courtesy photograph)

They are the champions! Northern Essex’s Knights baseball team celebrated a 5-4 win over Quinsigamond Community College Monday, earning the Region 21 championship trophy.

MVP Ryan Collins

The win at Haverhill’s Trinity Stadium followed a 10-6 win over Massasoit and marked the Knights’ seventh consecutive appearance in the regional finals.

Peabody-based sophomore infielder Ryan Collins was named tournament MVP.