The CNMI All-Stars’ Ben Jones waits for the pitch during the bottom of the fifth inning of their title game against Guam in the Inaugural Micronesian Baseball Classic last Friday at the Francisco “Tan Ko” Palacios Ballfield. The CNMI won in extra inning, 15-14.
CNMI pitcher Peter Lieto eyes his target during the top of the sixth inning.
CNMI pitcher Jay Taijeron catches a throw from home plate.
The CNMI’s Lamarc Iguel gets ready at bat.
The CNMI’s Verlance Secharmidal, center, attempts to steal second base.
Guam players exchange high-fives heading into the bottom of the eighth inning of the finals.
CNMI players huddle before the start of the bottom of the ninth inning.
CNMI and Guam players show sportsmanship after their close match.
From left, manager Henry Lizama, coach Manny Sablan, and player Pete Tomokane celebrate after the CNMI rallied past Guam in the finale.
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