COLLEGE BASEBALL: NAIA AND NJCAA PLAYOFFS RESUME, NCCAA AND USCAA WORLD SERIES’ CONTINUE

College baseball fans are in for a smorgasborg of postseason action today! The Yavapai College Roughriders (logo above) are one of the dozens of teams seeing action today in the divisions covered by Balladeer’s Blog. The Roughriders (how can you NOT love that name) will play last year’s NJCAA runners- up, the Central Arizona College Vaqueros for the Region 1 title in the first of a best-of- three series for the right to advance to the NJCAA World Series.

Meanwhile the NAIA playoffs resume, the NCCAA World Series enters Day 2 of action and the USCAA World Series enters Day 4. Keep checking back at Balladeer’s Blog throughout the day for score updates as they become available.

USCAA WORLD SERIES – (1) Spalding Golden Eagles force a final and decisive game by beating the (2) Newport News Apprentice School Builders  5-1  Game was tied at 1-1 going into the 9th. Both teams now have one loss  FINAL GAME RESULT – Spalding 5 NNAS 2  SPALDING GOLDEN EAGLES ARE 2012 USCAA WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS   ***  Today’s earlier game – (1) SU Golden Eagles over the (3) Rochester College Warriors  4-3, advance to face (2) NNAS Builders for the championship

NCCAA2 WORLD SERIES – (8) Lancaster Bible College Chargers STUN the (4) North Central University Rams  6-0  ***  (7) Manhattan Christian College Crusaders UPSET the (3) Arlington Baptist College Patriots  6-5  ***  (1) Toccoa Falls College Eagles (defending champs) over the (5) Dallas Christian College Crusaders  3-1  *** (2) Florida Christian College Suns over the (6) Ohio Christian University Trailblazers  3-0  *** (7) MCC Crusaders UPSET the (5) DCC Crusaders  15-3  ***  MORE GAMES IN PROGRESS

NAIA PLAYOFFS  

AZUSA BRACKET – (5) Menlo Oaks UPSET the (4) Arizona Christian University Firestorm  8-5  ***  (3) College of Idaho Coyotes UPSET the (2) Shorter Hawks  6-4  ***  (5) Menlo Oaks UPSET the (1) Azusa Pacific University Cougars  11-7 

PADUCAH BRACKET – (4) Peru State Bobcats over the (5) Grand View Vikings  5-3  ***  (2) Lindsey Wilson College Blue Raiders over the (3) Bellevue Bruins 6-5  ***  (1) LSUS Pilots (as in riverboat pilots ) over the (4) Peru State Bobcats  9-3    

KINGSPORT BRACKET – (5) St Francis (IL) Fighting Saints UPSET the (4) Campbellsville Tigers  6-3  ***  (3) Indiana Tech Warriors UPSET the (2) Georgetown (KY) Tigers  4-2  ***  (1) TN Wesleyan Bulldogs over the (5) USF Fighting Saints  3-0 

OKLAHOMA CITY BRACKET – (5) Mt Marty Lancers UPSET the (4) York (NE) Panthers  8-7  ***  (3) Sterling Warriors UPSET the (2) Lubbock Christian University Chaparrals  9-8  ***  (1) Oklahoma City University Stars over the (5) Mt Marty Lancers  12-3   

CLEVELAND BRACKET – (5) Bacone Warriors UPSET the (4) Avila Eagles  5-1  ***  (3) Missouri Baptist Spartans UPSET the (2) Freed- Hardeman Lions  9-6  ***  (1) Lee University Flames over the (5) Bacone Warriors  12-1 

DAYTONA BEACH BRACKET – (5) Siena Heights Saints UPSET the (4) Southern Polytechnic Running Hornets  3-1 ***  (2) Auburn- Montgomery Senators over the (3) Biola Eagles  6-3  ***  (1) Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Eagles over the (5) Siena Heights Saints  2-0   

HUTCHINSON BRACKET – (no relation to the Hutchinson College Blue Dragons )  (4) Tabor College Blue Jays over the (5) Dakota State Trojans  9-7  ***  (3) Rogers State University Hillcats UPSET the (2) Judson Eagles  9-5  ***  (1) Oklahoma Baptist University Bison over the (4) Tabor Blue Jays  10-6   

HARDEEVILLE BRACKET – (2) St Thomas (FL) Bobcats over the (3) South Carolina- Beaufort Sand Sharks  6-3  ***  (4) Union (TN) Bulldogs over the (5) Asbury Eagles  7-1  ***  (4) Union (TN) Bulldogs UPSET the (1) Faulkner Eagles  3-1

MARION BRACKET – (5) Doane Tigers UPSET the (4) Mt Vernon Nazarene University Cougars  7-6 in 11 innings  ***  (2) Point Park University Pioneers over the (3) Taylor Trojans  3-2  ***  (5) Doane Tigers UPSET the (1) Concordia (CA) Eagles (defending champs)  4-3 

NJCAA PLAYOFFS

REGION 1 – (2) Central Arizona College Vaqueros UPSET the (1) Yavapai College Roughriders  9-6 (Game 1 of best of 3 series)

REGION 1:2 (2) Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes (love that name) over the (4) Gateway College Geckos  6-5 (11 innings) Game 1 of best of 3 series

REGION 7 – (2) Walters State Senators over the (4) Volunteer State Pioneers  13-9  (Senators advance to Regional Championship game tomorrow)

REGION 11:2 – (4) Iowa Central Tritons over the (5) Ellsworth Panthers  16-6

REGION 13:3 – (1) St Cloud Tech Cyclones over the (8) Northland Pioneers  9-0    

4 Comments

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4 responses to “COLLEGE BASEBALL: NAIA AND NJCAA PLAYOFFS RESUME, NCCAA AND USCAA WORLD SERIES’ CONTINUE

  1. I love the teams u write about! The Roughriders kick ass! The Vaqueros ain’t 2 bad either!

  2. Ike

    The NAIA and NCCAA are great. I could do without the USCAA and NJCAA coverage.

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