Edmonds Community College baseball beats Bellevue for NWAACC title

By Megan Managan | May 27, 2014
Courtesy of: Edmonds Community College The Edmonds Community College baseball team won the NWAACC title on Monday, May 26, beating Bellevue in the championship game.

The Edmonds Community College baseball team is bringing home the NWAACC baseball title after beating Bellevue in the championship on Monday evening.

The Tritons beat the Bulldogs 7-6.

Edmonds led 4-0 after the second inning, before Bellevue tied the game 4-4 in the top of the sixth. The Bulldogs added another run in the seventh, but Edmonds took a 6-5 lead in the bottom of the seventh.

Both team scored a run in the eighth, but Bellevue wasn't able to overtake the Tritons lead.

Edmonds finished the game with seven runs off 12 hits and three errors, while Bellevue had six runs off 16 hits and one error.

Andrew Kemmerer earned the win for Edmonds on the mound.

It's the seventh title for Edmonds and the first since 2008. The team finished the season with a 39-8 record.

Edmonds beat Lane Community College 9-2 earlier in the afternoon to advance to the championship.

Several members of the Tritons were named to the NWAACC All-Tournament team, including head coach Scott Kelly being named coach of the year.

Chris Osborne was named the tournament MVP, while teammates Jamie Umbinetti, Ryan Budnick, Matt Becker, Zach Johnson and Kemmerer were named to the All-Tournament team.

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