Bobcats enjoy Sunday off at Juco World Series

Written By: Shawn Wansley
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Date Submitted: 2011-05-29 15:08:23

 ENID, Okla. – The Jones County Junior College Bobcats enjoyed a day off here Sunday during the NJCAA Division II World Series.

But they managed to find themselves several things to do.

The Bobcats attended an 8-and-under youth baseball game, featuring the Enid Astros, the team serving as JCJC’s host for World Series week. The Bobcats watched and cheered the Astros on to a victory over the Rangers.

The team then attended a movie together before heading to the home of Steve Goeke, one of the coaches of the Astros, for a cookout Sunday evening.

But on Monday it’s back to business for head coach Christian Ostrander’s team.

The Bobcats, rated No. 6, take on the top-ranked Heartland Community College (Ill.) Hawks at noon on Monday in a winner’s bracket game at David Allen Memorial Ballpark. The game will be audiocast on with Lance Pittman calling the action. Airtime is 11:55 a.m.

JCJC got a solid pitching performance from Andrew Pierce, rapped out 15 hits and played errorless baseball in defeating fourth-ranked Des Moines Area Community College (Iowa) 9-1 in seven innings on Saturday afternoon. Heartland defeated second-ranked University of Connecticut-Avery Point 9-6 Saturday night.

The winner of the JCJC/Heartland game meets Kellogg Community College (Mich.) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Kellogg nipped Cecil College (Md.) 6-5 on Sunday afternoon.  The JCJC/Heartland loser faces Cecil College at noon on Tuesday.


NJCAA Division II World Series

May 28-June 4

David Allen Memorial Ballpark

Enid, Okla.

May 28 results

Game 1, Madison College (Wisc.) 12, Gateway Community College (Ariz.) 4 (7 innings)

Game 2, Western Oklahoma State College 15, Southeastern Community College (N.C.), 5 (7 innings)

Game 3, Jones County Junior College 9, Des Moines Area Community College (Iowa), 1 (7 innings)

Game 4, Heartland Community College (Ill.) 9, Connecticut-Avery Point 6

May 29 results

Game 5, Kellogg Community College (Mich.) 6, Cecil College (Md.) 5

Game 6, Gateway vs. Southeastern, (n)

Game 7, Des Moines vs. UConn-Avery Point, (n)

May 30 games

Game 8, Jones County vs. Heartland, noon

Game 9, Winner 6 vs. Winner 7, 3:30 p.m.

Game 10, Madison vs. Western Oklahoma, 7 p.m.

May 31 games

Game 11, Cecil College vs. Loser 8, noon

Game 12, Winner 9 vs. Loser 10, 3:30 p.m.

Game 13, Winner 8 vs. Kellogg College, 7 p.m.

June 1 games

Game 14, Winner 11 vs. Loser 13, 3:30 p.m.

Game 15, Winner 10 vs. Winner 13, 7 p.m.

June 2 games

Game 16, Winner 14 vs. Loser 15, 3:30 p.m.

Game 17, Winner 15 vs. Winner 12, 7 p.m.

June 3 game

Game 18, championship, 7 p.m.

June 4 game

Game 19, if necessary, 1 p.m.


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