The Niagara County Community College Thunderwolves won another trip back to the NJCAA National Championships with a 5-1 win over Erie Community College in the championship matchup in Little Falls New York. The Thunderwolves, who were the #3 Seed in the regional tournament, got a strong effort by winning pitcher Marcus Caverello with George Weber getting the save.

NCCC defeated the #2 Seeded Kats of ECC 6-3 on Friday and #1 Seed Herkimer 10-5 in 11 innings on Saturday. The Thunderwolves now travel to Tyler Texas on Thursday for the National NJCAA Div III Tournament. Coach Matt Clingersmith’s squad finished 2nd in their appearance last season.

2013 Region III All-Tournament Team:

David Ulrich – Onondaga CC
A.J. Fabrizio – Herkimer CCC
Brent Baker – Herkimer CCC
Brian Berry – Erie CC
Vinny Sherman – Erie CC
Kyle Craig – Niagara CCC
Mike Elwood – Niagara CCC
Anthony Schiro – Niagara CCC

Region III Tournament MVP – Russell McGibbon – Niagara CCC

2013 Region III Player of the Year: Brian Berry – Erie CCC

2013 Region III Coach of the Year – John Northup – Jefferson CCC

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