Baseball Team Wins Region 13 Championship

Blue Knights advance to district tournament

The DCTC men’s baseball team played in the NJCAA Region 13 Tournament May 11-12, 2013 at Bismarck, N.D. The Blue Knights completed the tournament with a perfect 3–0 record, surrendering just one run and 11 hits.

Robert Ireton

Robert Ireton

The tournament began with a 10–1 victory over Dakota College at Bottineau. The next two games the Knights played against Williston State College Tetons, winning 2­–1 and 9–0.

“The real turning point in the tournament was the semifinal 2–1 victory over Williston,” said Robert Ireton, freshman outfielder from Merriwa, Australia. “The 10-inning win allowed us to be one game ahead of Williston when playing them in the championship game.”

Brett Lindsey

Brett Lindsey

Freshman infielder Brett Lindsey from Eagan, Minn., agreed the semifinal victory was crucial. “We felt confident going into this regional tournament and can’t wait to play in the district tournament next weekend.”

The Blue Knights completed their season in Miles City, Mont., where they competed in the North Plains District Championship May 18-19, 2013, hosted by Region 9 champion Miles Community College.

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