Boston English doesn’t have much time to celebrate its baseball city championship, with the state tournament beginning this week. However, coach Ricardo Figueroa is confident that complacency won’t be an issue for his squad.
“I feel comfortable because we have to keep going with the same mentality that we have until the last game of the season,” Figueroa said.
In all, nine city teams will be competing in the state tournament.
In Division 2 North, No. 4 Latin Academy (14-4) will travel to face Winchester Thursday, and then on Saturday, No. 7 New Mission (14-5) will host Reading at Ross Field and top-seeded English (16-0) will face the winner of the North Andover-Dracut preliminary game.
In Division 1 North, No. 18 Boston Latin (11-9) will travel to take on Haverhill Thursday.
In Division 3 North, No. 14 East Boston (10-9) will host Weston in a preliminary game Thursday, and No. 9 Charlestown (10-6) will travel to Newburyport Friday.
In Division 4 North Friday, No. 6 Dorchester (8-8) will head to Georgetown, No. 1 Boston International (13-4) will host Rockport at Fallon Field, and No. 5 West Roxbury (10-8) takes on Mystic Valley at Maplewood Field.
All games will begin at 4 pm.
“We’re going to try our best to go to the next level,” Figueroa said. “That’s our mentality right now.”
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