JCJC, Western Oklahoma to meet for Division II World Series championship

Written By: Shawn Wansley
Email Address: shawn.wansley@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2011-06-04 10:37:38

 ENID, Okla. – The NJCAA Division II World Series championship will be decided in one final game.

The Jones County Junior College Bobcats will meet the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers at 7 p.m. on Saturday here at David Allen Memorial Ballpark for the title.

JCJC has gone 4-1 in the tournament and earned a bye into the title game.

Western Oklahoma, also 4-1, rallied to stun Madison Area Technical College (Wisc.) on Friday night, posting a 7-6 victory in 10 innings.

Madison broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the top of the ninth inning, but the Pioneers tied the game in the bottom of the ninth.

In the bottom of the 10th, Western Oklahoma loaded the bases with no outs. Madison got a strikeout and a fielder’s choice to get two outs. But Madison then walked in the game-winning run.

JCJC is 46-16 and ranked No. 6 in the nation, while Western Oklahoma is 50-16 and ranked No. 5. The Pioneers defeated JCJC 11-5 on Thursday night, using a seven-run eighth inning rally.

Neither team has won a national championship.

Fans can listen to tonight’s title game, beginning at 6:55 p.m. on www.jcjc.tv with Lance Pittman calling the action.

A ‘Welcome Home’ celebration is planned for the Bobcat team and coaches on Sunday night at Community Bank Park. The team is schedule to arrive home at approximately 10 p.m.

 

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