NJCAA DIVISION ONE
DAY TWO, ONLY GAME PLAYED: The IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE REIVERS took on the CONNORS STATE COWBOYS. A 1-1 2nd Inning tie exploded into a 10-2 Reivers lead in the 3rd.
By the 6th Inning Iowa Western College was on top of the Cowboys by a tally of 16-10. The Reivers added 2 more Runs in the 8th for an 18-10 triumph. Braedyn McLaughlin was the winning Pitcher.
NJCAA DIVISION TWO
DAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 7 seeds – the NORTHEAST (NE) COLLEGE HAWKS – did battle with the 10th seeded MONROE (Rochester) COLLEGE TRIBUNES. Neither of these teams could stop the other from scoring for the first several Innings and by the end of the 5th the Tribunes were on top 11-9.
The Hawks went on top 13-11 in the 8th Inning and with Monroe College notching just 1 lone Run in the 9th, Northeast won the game by a Polo Score of 13-12. Pitcher Alex Potter got the Save.
DAY TWO, GAME TWO: The 3rd seeded MESA COLLEGE THUNDERBIRDS clashed with the 6 seeds – the LINCOLN LAND COLLEGE LOGGERS. After 3 scoreless Innings the Thunderbirds went up 1-0 in the 4th.
Mesa College registered a Shutout of the Loggers and the only other Run scored the rest of the way was by the Thunderbirds in the 7th. Mesa College won it 2-0 behind Pitcher Carter Robinson, who was on the Mound for 9 Iron Man Innings.
DAY TWO, GAME THREE: This game pitted the top seeds – the PEARL RIVER COLLEGE WILDCATS – against the 8th seeded PASCO HERNANDO STATE CONQUISTADORS. Neither team scored in the 1st Inning but the Wildcats went up 2-0 in the 2nd.
By the 5th Inning Pearl River College led the Conquistadors by a tally of 6-2. That became an 8-3 advantage in the 6th and 8-4 in the 7th. That also held up as the final score in this Wildcats victory with Miles Smith throwing for the win.
NJCAA DIVISION THREE
DAY TWO, GAME ONE: The 3rd seeded CUMBERLAND COUNTY COLLEGE DUKES played the 2 seeds – the BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE BEARS. The Dukes immediately put the Bears on Upset Alert with a 4-0 lead in the opening Inning.
That score remained unchanged until Cumberland County College made it a 6-0 game in the 6th Inning. The Dukes notched another Run in the 8th and rode it to a 7-0 victory for Pitcher Joseph Nestel, who threw for 9 Iron Man Innings.
DAY TWO, GAME TWO: The top seeds – the ROWAN COLLEGE AT GLOUCESTER COUNTY ROADRUNNERS – fought it out with the 5 seeds – the OAKTON COLLEGE OWLS. A 3-2 1st Inning edge for the Roadrunners became 4-3 in the 2nd and a 4-4 tie in the 3rd.
By the 5th Inning Rowan College at Gloucester County was on top of the Owls 8-6 and from there the Roadrunners outscored Oakton College 4-1 for a 12-7 triumph. Jack Billings pitched for the Save.
NCAA DIVISION THREE
BOSTON REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The last two teams standing here were the UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT BOSTON BEACONS and the NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE PILGRIMS.
The Beacons won Game One 5-4, then the Pilgrims took the second game by a score of 6-4. UMass-Boston won Game Three 6-2 to advance to the Division Three World Series. * THE BEACONS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE BOSTON SUPER-REGIONAL *
WHITEWATER REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The two remaining teams in this Region were the WEBSTER UNIVERSITY GORLOKS and the CONCORDIA (Chicago) COUGARS.
The Gorloks wound up sweeping the Cougars by a tight score of 4-3 in the first game and then in a SEVENTEEN to SIX blowout in Game Two. * THE GORLOKS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE WHITEWATER SUPER-REGIONAL *
WOOSTER REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The teams still fighting for the crown here were the HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY STUDENT PRINCES and the COLLEGE OF WOOSTER SCOTS.
The Student Princes pulled off a sweep, defeating the Scots 8-5 in the first game and then obliterating them by a final tally of FOURTEEN to ONE in the second. * THE STUDENT PRINCES ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE WOOSTER SUPER-REGIONAL *
SALISBURY REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – This Best of Three Series pitted the WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE PRESIDENTS against the MISERICORDIA COLLEGE COUGARS.
Another sweep was in the offing here, as the Presidents took Game One over the Cougars by a count of 8-3 and Game Two in a 5-4 thriller. * THE PRESIDENTS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE SALISBURY SUPER-REGIONAL *
BALTIMORE REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The two surviving teams in this region were the JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY BLUE JAYS and the SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY HORNETS.
The “sweep” theme prevailed once again here, with the Blue Jays doubling up on the Hornets in the first game by a score of 6-3 and then defeating them 7-3 in the second. * THE BLUE JAYS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE BALTIMORE SUPER-REGIONAL *
CORTLAND REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The BABSON COLLEGE BEAVERS found themselves taking on the CORTLAND STATE RED DRAGONS in this Series.
If you guessed that this ended in a sweep you were right. The Beavers won a pair of Instant Classics against the Red Dragons, downing them 7-6 in Game One and 2-1 in Game Two. * THE BEAVERS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE CORTLAND SUPER-REGIONAL *
CHAPMAN REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY PANTHERS and the CONCORDIA (TX) TORNADOES were the last teams standing here.
Another Series and another sweep, with the Panthers eviscerating the hapless Tornadoes ELEVEN to THREE in the first game and then edging them by a much closer 3-2 margin in the second game. * THE PANTHERS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE CHAPMAN SUPER-REGIONAL *
BIRMINGHAM REGION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES – The final pair of competitors here were the BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE PANTHERS and the COE COLLEGE KOHAWKS.
The Panthers swept the Kohawks, winning a 6-4 TWELVE INNING affair in Game One and an 11-2 blowout in Game Two. * THE PANTHERS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE BIRMINGHAM SUPER-REGIONAL *