Hutchinson, Kan. - No. 2 seed Sterling College allowed seven runs in the final two innings, but held off No. 3 Tabor College to earn a 9-8 victory in game two of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball tournament at Hobart-Detter Field on Wednesday.
With the win, Sterling (29-22) advances into the semifinal round to play the winner of No. 1 seed Kansas Wesleyan University and No. 4 University of Saint Mary at 3 p.m. on Thursday. Tabor (42-13) drops into loser's bracket of the championship and will play No. 5 seed Ottawa University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Sterling, Kan. – After winning three games out of four against Tabor College this past weekend, the Sterling College Warrior baseball team is preparing for the 2011 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Baseball Championship Tournament that begins on Tuesday at Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson, Kansas. Sterling will be the second seed in the tournament as the Warriors finished one game out of a regular season KCAC title behind Kansas Wesleyan University with a 20-8 KCAC record. In the first round of the tournament, SC will play Tabor, which will be their fifth straight game against the Bluejays, at 11:00 am on Wednesday morning.