WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - May 9 - The Erie Community College baseball team will face Hudson Valley CC in the first round of the Region III Tournament. The teams will play a best-of-three series. Game one is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday on the diamond at the ECC north campus. Game two will follow. A third game, if needed, will be held Sunday.
The series is a matchup of the 2012 opening round. ECC scored seven runs in the first inning on its way to a 16-1 win in the opener and then saw All-America pitcher Mike Wagner strike out 17 in a 3-2 win.
The Kats, 35-18 overall, enter the tournament as the West Division's top seed after posting a 22-6 record in Region III contests. Hudson Valley CC posted a 19-13 mark in Region III contests and the Vikings are 19-14 overall.