LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. - May 14 - The Erie Community College baseball team recorded a 7-6 win Saturday over Schenectady County Community College in the Region III Tournament at Veterans Memorial Park. The Kats, now 2-0 in the double-elimination tournament, will play Niagara County Community College which defeated Schenectady CCC in an elimination game Saturday, at noon Sunday.
Sophomore infielder Emilio Arteta (Miami, Fla./Dr. Michael M. Krop) hit a three-run home run to push the Kats to a 7-3 lead.
ECC, now 27-16, will attempt to win its fifth Region III Tournament and qualify for its fifth NJCAA World Series berth under head coach Joe Bauth. ECC has won five Region III titles, 1977, 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2005.