Playing six games in three days, the Barton Community College baseball team needed and received solid pitching to earn a series split with Seward County Community College this past weekend at Lawson-Biggs Field.
PARK CITY - No. 24-ranked Barton Community College zoomed into Saturday night's National Junior College Athletic Association 2013 Region VI Championship title game, beating defending region champion Seward County 70-64 on Friday night in a semifinal at Hartman Arena.
Sollid offense in the first game, followed by solid pitching in the nightcap, the Barton Community College baseball team opened the 2013 Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division season on Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep of Pratt.
Getting the monkey off their backs, the No. 24-ranked Barton Community College Cougars beat Cowley - a team that had eliminated them from the NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament in each of the last two seasons - 75-68 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night in Arkansas City.