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NAIA National Championship Recap for May 24

Updated at 11:55 PM PDT.
Results from Day 2 of the NAIA Baseball National Championship in Lewiston, ID:

Jonny BravoAzusa Pacific 9, Ohio Dominican 2 (Ohio Dominican eliminated)

Jonny Bravo pitched a complete game for the Cougars, and held the Panthers to eight hits, struck out 11, and walked two. He threw 145 pitches.

The Cougars got a run in the first inning on an error. They got two runs in the second on an RBI double by RF Drew Evans, and an RBI single by 3B Ryan Dowell; the Dowell RBI was the winning run.

Evans was 2-4 with a home run, and 1B Brice Cutspec was 2-3 with a double and two RBI.

Box score Play-by-play

Story from NAIA site: Bravo Pitches Azusa Pacific Past Ohio Dominican, 9-2

Embry-Riddle 10, Jamestown 5 (Jamestown eliminated)

The Eagles recovered from the thrashing they received from Lewis-Clark State by out-hitting the Jimmies 12-6. The game was tied 3-3 going into the sixth inning, but the Eagles got four runs in the sixth on a two-RBI single by 3B Colin Gray, a run scored when C Eric Ogden was hit by a pitch, and a run walked in, with RF Alex Guzman drawing the walk.

Chris Maloney went eight innings for the Eagles, allowed five earned runs on six hits, struck out six, and walked two.

Ben Cairns and Jeremy Burgard hit home runs for the Jimmies.

Box score Play-by-play

Story from NAIA site: Embry-Riddle Stays Alive, Wipes out Jamestown 10-5

Oklahoma City 10, Spring Arbor 2

The Stars blew this game open with seven runs in the fifth inning, on an two-RBI single by 3B Brent Weaver, an RBI single by 1B David Dennis, two runs on an error, and RBI doubles by DH Caleb Annesley and RF B.J. Wheeler.

Starter Tyler Kelsey got the win for the Stars, running his record to 10-0. He went six innings, allowed two runs on six hits. Weaver finished 2-4 with three RBI. 

Box score Play-by-play

Story from NAIA site: Oklahoma City Opens its World Series Play With 10-2 Victory

Pablo LopezLee 7, Bellevue 1

Pablo Lopez pitched a complete game for the Flames. He allowed only four hits and struck out nine, and threw 111 pitches. The only run he game up came on a home run by RF Nick Damas. It was his fifth complete game in six starts, and his record is now 10-0.

The winning run for the Flames came in the third inning in a two-RBI double by C Chris Dubon. The Flames got two more runs in the third on a two-RBI double by 2B Edgar Mercado. Dubon was 3-5 for the game.

Attendance: 2,660

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Story from NAIA site: No. 1 Lee Prevails 7-1 Over No. 8 Bellevue to Close out Day 2

Schedule for Monday, May 26 (all times PDT):

8:30 AM: Spring Arbor vs. Azusa Pacific (loser out)
Noon: Bellevue vs. Embry-Riddle (loser out)
3 PM: Lee vs. Union
7 PM: Lewis-Clark State vs. Oklahoma City

First-hand coverage by CBB starts on Monday.

All games are webcast by KOZE Radio (audio and free) and (video and $6.95/game, or $23.95 for the series). Live stats are available for all games at CSTV Gametracker.

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