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Oklahoma Wesleyan homers way to KCAC title

POSTED May 8, 2017 3:47 p.m.

Oklahoma Wesleyan pounded its way to the KCAC Basbell Championshop by beating Tabor College 11-3 in Sunday’s first championship game at the Great Bend Sports Complex. The Eagles led 5-3 and broke loose with six runs in the eighth inning.
Alejandro Hernandez drilled a three-run homer, Chris Acosta-Tapia hit a two-run homer and Trevor Achenbach homered to spark the power-laden Eagles past Tabor College.
Oklahoma Wesleyan (48-9) will host an NAIA Regional May 15-18 at Bartelsville, Okla. and Tabor College (41-15) will host a regional May 15-18 at Hutchinson’s Hobart-Detter Field and Rice Park. Pairings will be released May 11.
TABOR 14, STERLING 9 (loser’s bracket final) — Tabor’s Jordan Harris homered and drove in three runs and Colton Flax drove in three runs to lead Tabor to the championship game. Raulier Martinez also homered.
OKLA. WESLEYAN 18, STERLING 5 (winner’s bracket final) — Oklahoma Wesleyan pounded Sterling for 18 runs and 22 hits. Will Price homered three times and drove in five runs to spark the Eagles. Hunter Henry drove in five runs with two hits.

SUNDAY’S GAME
Okla. Wesleyan 11, Tabor 3

SATURDAY’S GAMES
Okla. Wesleyan 18, Sterling 5
Tabor 9, York, Neb. 8
Tabor 13, Sterling 4

FRIDAY’S GAMES
Okla. Wesleyan 15, McPherson 8
Tabor 16, McPherson 2
Sterling 11, York, Neb. 5

EAGLES 11, BLUEJAYS 3
TC 001 010 010 0 — 3 9 2
OW 001 201 16x — 11 10 2
Suarez, Cohn (6), Valentin-Perez (7), Cantu (8), Reyes (8) and Martinez. Broeske, Williams (5), Shumpert (8) and Lugo. W—Williams. L—Suarez. 2B—TC—Alicea; OW—Alicea. HR—TC—Harris; OW—Achenbach, Acosta-Tapia, Hernandez.

BLUEJAYS 14, WARRIORS 9
TC 050 021 600 — 14 14 2
SC 001 003 005 — 9 9 3
Box, Sleva (6) and Martinez. Taylor, Charlo (3), Jones, Arciniaga, Takaneda and Skogseth. W—Box. L—Taylor. 2B—TC—Harris, Flax; SC—Davis, Thomas; HR—TC—Martinez, Harris; SC—Skogseth.

EAGLES 18, WARRIORS 5
OW 050 170 320 — 18 22 3
SC 010 004 000 — 5 7 0
Aldana, Cruz (6), Nelson (8), Shumpert (9) and Farrell. Biddle,, Bracero (5), Cordero (6), Arciniaga (8) and Skogseth. W—Aldana. L—Biddle. 2B—OW—Acosta-Tapia, Hernandez, Lugo. HR—OW—Price 3, SC—Thomas.

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