After a 3-day weekend of baseball action there are fewer and fewer teams left in the running for this year’s World Series Championships in the divisions of college sports covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.
The NAIA’s Rogers State University Hillcats (logo at left) are among the teams still alive in the title hunt. Keep checking back here for updated scores as they become available.
NAIA WORLD SERIES – (9) RSU Hillcats UPSET the (7) Point Park University Pioneers 8-6 Hillcats trailed 6-5 headed into the bottom of the 8th inning (Pioneers elim) ***** (1) LSU-Shreveport Pilots (riverboat pilots) come back to defeat the (3) Oklahoma City University Stars 5-4 Game was tied 4-4 headed into the 9th inning (Stars elim) ***** (4) TN Wesleyan Bulldogs STUN the (2) Lee University Flames 13-3
NCAA D2 WORLD SERIES – St Mary’s (TX) Rattlers eradicate the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds 13-2 (Greyhounds go the dreaded 0-2 and a barbecue) ***** Delta State Statesmen come back to beat the Catawba Indians 6-5
NCAA D3 WORLD SERIES – St Thomas University Tommies hold on against the Cortland State Red Dragons 7-6 in an Instant Classic (Red Dragons elim) ***** Marietta College Pioneers (defending champs) come back to defeat the Wheaton (MA) Lyonss 6-5 in 10 innings
NJCAA1 WORLD SERIES – Iowa Western Reivers over the Neosho Panthers 2-1 (Panthers elim) ***** Shelton State Buccaneers hornswaggle the Polk State Eagles 6-0 (Eagles elim) ***** Gordon College Highlanders over the Jefferson Vikings by a football score of 20-13
NJCAA2 WORLD SERIES – LSU- Eunice Bengals over the Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes 3-2 (Fighting Artichokes eliminated, to Balladeer’s Blog’s eternal regret) ***** Heartland College Hawks rout the Catawba Valley Buccaneers 7-2 (Buccaneers elim) ***** Western Oklahoma State Pioneers (defending champs) vs the Des Moines Bears postponed til 1pm ET tomorrow due to the weather