Happy Memorial Day! Get your hamburgers, hot dogs and laptops ready for another day of College World Series games in four of the divisions Balladeer’s Blog covers. The Oklahoma City University Stars are among the teams taking the field as the NAIA resumes their World Series after having yesterday off. SCORES UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY
NAIA – The Oklahoma Baptist University Bison, uncharacteristically underachieving in this World Series, fell to the Concordia (CA) Eagles 7-5 (Bison elim) … Lee Flames over the host team, the Lewis-Clark State Warriors 7-3 (Warriors elim) … LSU-Shreveport Pilots (as in riverboat pilots) over the top-seeded Embry-Riddle Eagles 3-2 in 10 innings … Lubbock Christian Chaparrals crush the OCU Stars 8-1.
NCAA Division 3 – Chapman Panthers over the Buena Vista Beavers 3-2 (Beavers elim, Panthers advance to Title Game) … Marietta Pioneers trounce the Keystone Giants 9-2, setting up tomorrow’s rematch with Chapman, whom the Pioneers defeated on Day 2 of the Series 9-4.
JUCO – Seward Saints decimated the South Georgia College Tigers 14-4 (Tigers elim) … the Navarro College Bulldogs, the reigning champs of JUCO football, yardarmed the defending champs of JUCO baseball, the Iowa Western Reivers, 9-1 … Central Arizona Vasqueros over the Potomac State Catamounts 12-2.
NCAA Division 2 – Millersville Marauders over the Central Missouri Mules 1-0 … (Mules elim) … Winona State Warriors spank the Mt Olive Trojans 9-3.