NJCAA DIVISION ONE (10 Teams)
Institution – IOWA WESTERN COLLEGE
Team Name – REIVERS
Distinction – NORTHERN DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
2019 Record – 48-9
Institution – CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE
Team Name – VAQUEROS
Distinction – WESTERN DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
2019 Record – 45-19
Institution – NEW MEXICO COLLEGE
Team Name – THUNDERBIRDS
Distinction – SOUTHWESTERN DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
2019 Record – 42-15
Institution – WALTERS STATE
Team Name – SENATORS
Distinction – EAST CENTRAL DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
2019 Record – 52-9 Continue reading
More tickets punched for the NJCAA World Series
NJCAA DIVISION ONE
EAST CENTRAL DISTRICT: CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The storied WALTERS STATE SENATORS faced the GORDON STATE HIGHLANDERS in this District’s title tilt. A 2-1 Highlanders edge in the 1st Inning became a 2-2 tie in the 2nd.
The Senators added additional Runs in the 4th, 5th and 6th Innings on their way to a 5-2 triumph. Walters State Pitcher Blake Petty threw for the win. * THE SENATORS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE EAST CENTRAL DISTRICT *
WESTERN DISTRICT: CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – In this matchup the CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE VAQUEROS did battle with the COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA COYOTES. In the 1st Inning the Vaqueros shot out to a 7-0 lead.
By the 4th Inning Central Arizona College extended that to an unbelievable 16-2 advantage. The Coyotes’ attempted rally fell far short as the Vaqueros won it 16-7 for Pitcher Avery Jones. * THE VAQUEROS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT *
NJCAA DIVISION TWO
EAST DISTRICT: CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The MONROE (Rochester) COLLEGE TRIBUNES took the diamond against the ULSTER COUNTY COLLEGE SENATORS. Neither team scored in the first 3 Innings of this Pitcher’s Duel.
In the 4th Inning the Tribunes went up 1-0 then made it a 2-0 game in the 7th. Four more Runs in the top of the 9th Inning let Monroe at Rochester advance to the World Series with a 6-0 shutout. Matt Petrossi got the Win. * THE TRIBUNES ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE EAST DISTRICT * Continue reading
*** NJCAA Division Three ***
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – It took THIRTEEN INNINGS for a champion to be crowned in NJCAA3. The two teams competing were the 4th seeded OAKTON COLLEGE OWLS and the 3 seeds – the 4-time defending champion TYLER COLLEGE APACHES.
By the 3rd Inning the score was knotted up at 2-2 but the Owls went on top 5-4 in the 4th. That became a 6-4 lead in the 5th Inning, 7-5 in the 8th and 7-7 to end the 9th. In the 10th Inning each team notched 2 more runs, ditto for the 11th. Neither team scored in the 12th, with Oakton College smacking in 3 runs in the top of the 13th, ultimately winning the game 14-11. Alexander Crinigan pitched for the win. * THE OWLS ARE CHAMPIONS OF NJCAA DIVISION THREE *
*** NJCAA DIVISION TWO *** Continue reading
These eight teams will be competing for the baseball title in NJCAA Division 3:
HERKIMER COLLEGE GENERALS
TYLER COLLEGE APACHES
ROWAN COLLEGE AT GLOUCESTER ROADRUNNERS
SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE CYCLONES Continue reading
One last round of congratulations to the college baseball champions from the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.
NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)
National Champions – LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS (Threepeat)
Runners-Up – Faulkner University Eagles
2016 Champions – Lewis-Clark State Warriors
NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)
National Champions – OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON
Runners-Up – Campbellsville University Tigers
2016 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison Continue reading
*** NJCAA DIVISION ONE ***
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The CHIPOLA COLLEGE INDIANS and the SAN JACINTO-NORTH COLLEGE GATORS fought it out for the NJCAA title. The favored Gators started out with a 1-0 1st Inning edge that became 2-1 in the 2nd.
The Indians continued chasing San Jacinto-North College, trailing them 4-3 in the 4th Inning and 5-4 in the 5th before overtaking them for a 7-5 lead in the 6th. From there Chipola College slammed in 4 more runs each in the 7th and 9th Innings to the lone run scored by the Gators. The Indians took the crown by a final tally of FIFTEEN to SIX behind Pitcher Ryan Shauger. * THE INDIANS ARE CHAMPIONS OF NJCAA DIVISION ONE * Continue reading
*** NAIA ***
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The Defending National Champions – the 5th seeded LEWIS- CLARK STATE WARRIORS – battled the 2 seeds – the FAULKNER UNIVERSITY EAGLES for the title. Runs were flying in the 1st Inning, which ended with the Warriors on top of the Eagles 3-2.
In the 2nd Inning Faulkner University knotted up the score at 3-3 and then proceeded to grab a 4-3 edge in the 4th. The 6th Inning saw Lewis-Clark State tie the game 4-4 before going back on top 6-4 in the 7th. The Warriors rode that 2-run advantage all the way to their THIRD National Championship in a row! Daulton Blackwell pitched for the 6-4 win. * THE WARRIORS ARE CHAMPIONS OF NAIA BASEBALL *
*** NJCAA DIVISION TWO ***
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The 7 seeds – the KANKAKEE COLLEGE CAVALIERS – faced the 4th seeded MERCER COUNTY COLLEGE VIKINGS for the NJCAA-2 crown. The Vikings started off well, leading the Cavaliers 2-0 in the 1st Inning and 2-1 in the 2nd.
Kankakee College made their move in the 4th Inning by seizing an EIGHT to 2 advantage. Mercer County College pulled to within 8-5 in the 6th but no closer. The Cavaliers added a few insurance runs for an ELEVEN to FIVE final tally. Colton Carr was the winning Pitcher. * THE CAVALIERS ARE CHAMPIONS OF NJCAA DIVISION TWO * Continue reading