MATC Stormer baseball wrap up
Published: Monday, July 2, 2012
Updated: Friday, November 2, 2012 17:11
The Stormers ended their season with an overall 26-26 record and a 6-6 conference record. Coach Frank Cimorelli, of the MATC Stormers Baseball team, said, “The 26 wins were most in the team’s history. The 6 conference wins were tied for third place in conference play.”
The Stormers went to Palatine, IL to play in the NJCAA Playoffs/ Sectional Tournament Double Elimination. Coach Cimorelli said, “We went 3-1 in the Sectional Round. We beat College of DuPage and lost to Harper College, which meant we had to beat Harper College twice the next day. We did by winning 11-4 and 11-10.”
Then, the Stormers advanced to NJCAA Playoffs/ Region IV Championship Series Best of 3 in Joliet, IL. Coach Cimorelli said, “In the Regional with Joliet we won game one 9-7, lost game two 18-2, and lost the deciding game three 12-11. Joliet went on to win the National Championship.”
MATC Stormers’, Outfielder, Bobby Widenski and Brandon Helt, Infielder/Outfielder/Pitcher, made 1st Team All-Region. Devin Kornowski, Pitcher/Infielder, and Mike Robinson, Outfielder, of the MATC Stormers made 2nd Team All-Region.
Coach Cimorelli said, “Next year everyone should expect to see a more experienced team that plays with more confidence.”