NAIA conference tournament recap for May 5

Dan Britton-Foster

Dan Britton-Foster

Sooner Athletic Conference: The entire tournament was cancelled due to bad weather. Both #1 Lubbock Christian and #2 Oklahoma City are hosting sectional tournaments next week.

Golden State Athletic Conference – at San Diego: #3 PointLoma Nazarene defeated #24 The Master’s 4-0. Andrew Bovich pitched eight shutout innings for the Sea Lions, and Kurt Steinhauer hit two home runs. #11 Fresno Pacific defeated Biola 15-12. Point Loma Nazarene and Fresno Pacific meet on Wednesday.

Sun Conference – at Fort Myers, FL: In the third round, #7 Embry-Riddle defeated Savannah College of Art and Design 4-0. Cory Beavis went seven innings for the Eagles, allowed four hits, struck out 11. Pat McCrory completed the shutout. The Eagles and SCAD face each other again in the tournament final on Wednesday.

Appalachian Athletic Conference - at Kingsport, TN: #10 Tennessee Wesleyan defeated Milligan 17-2, and #14 Union (KY) defeated Bluefield 11-1. Tennessee Wesleyan and Union meet on Wednesday for the championship.

NAIA West - at Vancouver, BC: #13 British Columbia trailed College of Idaho 3-0 going into the bottom of the ninth, but Scott Webster hit an RBI double to end the shutout, and Nic Lendvoy hit a three-RBI double to win it for the Thunderbirds. Cal State San Marcos defeated Oregon Tech 7-6. The Thunderbirds eliminated Oregon Tech 4-0; true freshman Dan Britton-Foster pitched a complete-game shutout, allowed four hits, didn’t walk a batter. (He put in a 1 2/3 innings relief appearance the previous day.) Cal State San Marcos and British Columbia meet for the championship on Wednesday.