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Diane Carroll, writer/editor/media relations, ext. 3425
Tyler Cundith, sports information director, ext. 3122

Baseball – Cavaliers eliminated from JUCO World Series


Baseball – Cavaliers eliminated from JUCO World Series

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The record-setting season for the Johnson County Community College baseball team (50-14) came to a close after falling 12-2 in five innings to Columbia State, Sunday afternoon at the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. The Cavaliers were ranked fourth in the final NJCAA baseball rankings. They finished in a tie for ninth in the World Series.

John Fairchild belted a two-run homer run in the top of the second inning to give the Cavaliers a short-lived 2-0 lead, but Columbia State plated nine in the bottom half of the inning and closed out the game in the fifth with three more to run rule JCCC.

Johnson County opened the tournament with a 10-5 loss to Midland College. The Cavaliers offense produced 11 hits, including home runs from Anthony Miller, Riley Landuyt and Fairchild. Miller also had a double and drove in two runs. Midland recorded 14 hits, and scored eight of its 10 runs in the first three innings.


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