NECC Baseball Knights Open Junior College World Series Play Saturday

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

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

The Northern Essex Community College Knights are taking on Tennessee. The Haverhill-based baseball team is in Greeneville, Tenn., getting ready to open National Junior College World Series play against four-time defending champs Tyler (Texas) Junior College.

The No. 6-seeded Knights face off against No. 3-seeded Tyler on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Pioneer Park. The game can be streamed online through the National Junior College Athletic Association’s website or the Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV platforms.

Win or lose, the Knights will play again in the double-elimination tournament on Sunday.