Kaskaskia College wins Region 24 Championship

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Published on May 14 2013 2:24 pm
Last Updated on May 14 2013 2:24 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Kaskaskia College won the Region 24 championship by beating Wabash Valley Monday afternoon, 17-7.

They now will host the Northern District Tournament this weekend. They will play Friday at 4 p.m. against South Suburban College from the Chicago area. Iowa Western, who won the World Series last year, will play Wabash Valley in the 1 p.m. game.

The winner of this double elimination District will advance to the World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. Kaskaskia is now 36-10 overall.

This was the first time KC has won the Region 24 tourney in 22 years. Coach Mitch Koester was named Coach of the Year.