Yesterday the NAIA World Series came to a close with the Tennessee Wesleyan College Bulldogs (logo at left) winning the championship game against the Rogers State University Hillcats. The final score was 10-6 but the Hillcats were leading 6-5 as late as the 8th inning. It’s the first national championship for TWC. Meanwhile, RSU made quite an impression on their first trip to the World Series.
The remaining 3 divisions of college sports covered here at Balladeer’s Blog play their World Series championship games today. The NCAA Division 2 game will be played at 7pm ET and pits the Delta State University Statesmen against the West Chester Golden Rams. The NJCAA1 game throws out its first pitch at 9pm ET and finds the storied Iowa Western Reivers taking on the San Jacinto College Gators. At 8pm ET the LSU- Eunice Bengals battle the defending champs, the Western Oklahoma State Pioneers in the NJCAA2 title matchup.
NJCAA1 WORLD SERIES – Iowa Western Reivers edge the San Jacinto College Gators in a 6-5 Instant Classic REIVERS WIN 2ND NJCAA WORLD SERIES TITLE IN THE LAST 3 YEARS
NJCAA2 WORLD SERIES – LSU- Eunice Bengals dethrone the Western Oklahoma State Pioneers 7-3 BENGALS ARE THE NEW NJCAA2 WORLD SERIES CHAMPS
D2 WORLD SERIES – Delta State Statesmen get dismembered by the West Chester Golden Rams 9-0 GOLDEN RAMS ARE D2 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS