EvCC baseball hosts NWAACC playoffs May 16-19

Everett Community College’s  Jo Jo Howie prepares to throw a pitch. - Courtesy Photo
Everett Community College’s Jo Jo Howie prepares to throw a pitch.
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EVERETT — Everett Community College will host the Northwest Athletic Association of Community College’s Northern Region baseball playoff series May 16-19 at Everett Memorial Stadium.

The EvCC Trojans, who finished league play in first place in the Northern Region with a 21-3 record, will host the four-team series against the second, third and fourth-ranked teams in the region.

The Northern Region includes Everett, Edmonds, Skagit Valley, Bellevue, Douglas and Shoreline colleges.

The Trojan baseball team includes players from Marysville and surrounding cities, including Jake Thomas, a sophomore, who is one of the Trojans’ pitchers.

Thomas played varsity baseball at Marysville-Pilchuck and graduated in 2011.

Due to their first place finish in league play, the Trojans are guaranteed to advance to the NWAACC 2013 Championship Tournament at Lower Columbia College in Longview on May 23.

If the Trojans win the playoff series they will be the No. 1 seed from the Northern Region, and the team they beat in the series championship game will be the No. 2 seed. If the Trojans do not win the series, they will be the No. 2 seed and the team that beat them will be named as the No. 1 seed.

The playoff series is open to people of all ages.

Admission to the playoff series is $5 per person for ages 12 and older or free with current EvCC student or staff ID.

Everett Memorial Stadium is located at 3900 Broadway in Everett.


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