Pitching Gem Puts Adrian in National Club Baseball Association Championship Game

Club Baseball hopes to replicate their NCBA District Championship celebration shown here with a World Series victory in Pennsylvania. (Action photo by Ken Furlich)
Club Baseball hopes to replicate their NCBA District Championship celebration shown here with a World Series victory in Pennsylvania. (Action photo by Ken Furlich)

DUBOIS, Pa.--The Adrian College club baseball team nipped New Hampshire, 1-0, to reach the finals of the 2018 National Club Baseball Association World Series at Showers Field on Friday.

With the win, the Bulldogs (21-5 overall) will play the Wildcats again (they beat Missouri S&T in an elimination game played also today) in the title contest. At 2-0, Adrian is the only undefeated team in the four-school field so the Bulldogs would have to be beaten twice on Sunday (9 a.m.) to be denied the championship.

Adrian junior Erich Stephenson led the way for the Bulldogs offense with two hits and classmate Jordan Ham added two walks.

Junior Kyle Stratton went the distance to get the win, firing a one-hit shutout with five strikeouts.

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