The Northern Tasmanian Softball Association report

Most valued: Wayne Westlake Memorial Trophy winner Brayden Cobern

Most valued: Wayne Westlake Memorial Trophy winner Brayden Cobern

The Northern Tasmanian Softball Association denied Ulverstone an eighth straight open men's state title.

The NTSA defeated Ulverstone Red 12-5 in an entertaining and close-fought game.

Pitcher Brayden Cobern and catcher Lonnie Holmes retired several USA players while outfielder Connor Barron dismissed batters with some well judged catches.

Cobern topped the day off by being named the most valuable player along with Bradley Bell (USA White) and Josh Pearson (USA Red).

Cobern also received the prestigious Wayne Westlake Memorial Trophy as most valuable player in the grand final.

On Sunday the Tasmanian under-13 carnival will take place in Ulverstone where teams from Launceston, Hobart and Ulverstone will play round robin games using a smaller low impact ball and modified rules.

The NTSA roster continues with Eagles Blue and Gold and Saints playing in the under-15 roster.

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