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NJCAA D-II WORLD SERIES: Lackawanna Vs. Pasco-Hernando State

BY SCOTT WALSH, STAFF WRITERMay 24, 2019

NJCAA DIVISION II WORLD SERIES Lackawanna (32-15) vs. Pasco-Hernando State (31-23) Where: David Allen Memorial Ballpark, Enid, Oklahoma When: Saturday, 11 a.m. On the air: NJCAATV.com How they got here: Lackawanna won the NJCAA Region 19 and Northeast District title. Pasco-Hernando State captured the Region 8 and Southeast District title. Players to watch: Lackawanna — So. 1B Thylar Summarell (.341, 13 HR, 60 RBIs); So. 3B Jerry Reinhart (.387, 3 HR, 28 RBIs, 31 SB); So. CF Zac Granger (.373, 7 HR, 40 RBIs); Fr. RHP Nate McLain (7-2, 4.50 ERA, 57 K); So. LHP Grant Powell (4-2, 3.51 ERA, 59 K). Pasco-Hernando State — Fr. 3B Connor Berry (.310, 1 HR, 27 RBIs); So. 1B Ryan Avery (.309, 3 HR, 35 RBIs); Fr. RHP Sean Osceola (8-6, 3.13 ERA, 85 K); So. LHP Kyle Khachadourian (6-2, 2.10 ERA, 82 K). The buzz: Lackawanna is making its third World Series appearance (2012, 2013) and has a record of 1-4. ... Pasco-Hernando State is making its second trip to the World Series. It finished fourth in 2014. ... The Bobcats ride a six-game winning streak into the tournament. ... Sophomore SS Anthony Cassos leads the team with six HRs. Sophomore C Nicholas Alessi had a team-high 44 RBIs and sophomore RF Brayden Lyman is tied for 10th in NJCAA Division II with 20 doubles. — SCOTT WALSH

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