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NCCC Baseball Team Advances to NJCAA National Championship Tournament

2013 NJCAA DIII Baseball World Series - Tyler, Texas

2013 NJCAA DIII Baseball World Series - Tyler, Texas

May 19, 2013

The Niagara County Community College baseball team won their second consecutive Region III title and earned their second straight berth to the NJCAA National Championship Tournament after defeating Erie CC in the Regional Championship 5-1 this afternoon in Little Falls, NY. Head coach Matt Clingersmith celebrates his third Region III championship since taking over the program in 2007.

The Thunderwolves were 3-0 in the double elimination Regional Tournament with victories over Herkimer CC and Erie CC. Marcus Cavarello, Michael Elwood and Brandon Bielecki earned wins on the mound for the Thunderwolves, while freshman Russ McGibbon powered the offense this weekend earning him Region III All-Tournament team MVP. Sophomores Kyle Craig, Michael Elwood and Anthony Schiro were named to the Region III All-Tournament Team.

The Thunderwolves will play their first game at the NJCAA National Championship Tournament in Tyler, Texas on Saturday, May 25th at 9:00am.

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