Bears' Baseball Recap: NJCAA DII World Series vs. Mercer County 5-27-17

Mercer County uses 4-run 7th inning to break game open
Mercer County uses 4-run 7th inning to break game open

NJCAA BASEBALL FINAL

(at David Allen Memorial Ballpark, Enid, OK)

2017 NJCAA DIVISION II BASEBALL WORLD SERIES

ROUND 1

                                                1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9             R       H       E

#5 Phoenix                                2  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  0             5      10       1

(7) #4 Mercer County (NJ)           1  2  0  0  1  0  4  0  x             8        8       2

Winning Pitcher:                            Dennis Brady (10-2) (7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K)

Losing Pitcher:                               Justin Revels (8-5) (5 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 6 BB, 1 K, WP, BK)

Save:                                                    NONE

Top Hitters:

PHX:                    Joe Velarde:  2-4, RBI; Nick Guaragna:  2-5, R

MERC:                Sid Kumar:  2-2, 3-run HR, R, 3 RBI; Jordan Gonzalez:  2-4, solo HR, 2 R, RBI

Records:

PHX:              41-21 Overall, 25-15 ACCAC        

MERC:           46-13 Overall

Coach’s Quote:

Kevin Kimball:  NONE

PHX’s Next Game:         vs. #9 Southeast (NE) Sunday 8AM (AZ time)

(NJCAA DII BB Championships (Elimination Round)-Enid, OK)

Game Notes:

-LOB:  PHX 6, MERC 8

-Extra-base hits:  PHX 3 (3 doubles), MERC 3 (2 HR, 1 double)

-Walks issued by:  PHX 8, MERC 0

-Pitchers used:  PHX 2 (Revels, Alfredo Villa), MERC 2 (Brady, Matt Chitwood)

-Bears now face Southeast (NE) in elimination round game Sunday (SECC lost to #8 Lansing (MI), 8-4, Saturday

About Phoenix College

Phoenix College is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the nation. Phoenix College offers academic courses leading to associate degrees, university transfer, certificates and short-term job training to more than 11,000 students annually.