KCC baseball wins conference title with wins over GRCC, LCC

KCC's 2018 baseball team.

The Kellogg Community College baseball team clinched the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Western Conference title this week with wins including a four-game sweep of conference opponent Grand Rapids Community College last weekend.

It’s the second consecutive year the Bruins have won the conference championship title and the first time the team’s won back-to-back conference championships since 2008.

The recent wins bring the Bruins’ overall record for the season so far to 35-5; the team’s conference record still stands at a perfect 20-0.

In addion to winning all four games against GRCC last weekend, the Bruins defeated the MCCAA Eastern Conference leader Lansing Community College in Lansing Tuesday in a game that saw the Bruins trailing the Stars 7-4 in the ninth inning. With bases loaded, sophomore Alex Walton (Marshall/Marshall High School) hit a grand slam, and the Bruins ultimately won 9-7.

Below are the results from the Bruins’ latest games. To sign up to receive KCC baseball results by email, visit www.kellogg.edu/baseball and fill out the “Get KCC Athletics Results by Email” form on the left side (desktop) or bottom (mobile) of the page. You can also get real-time updates from the team by following the Bruins on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BaseballKellogg.

  • Friday, April 27, Game 1: KCC 7, GRCC 1
  • Friday, April 27, Game 2: KCC 4, GRCC 3
  • Saturday, April 28, Game 1: KCC 7, GRCC 5
  • Saturday, April 28, Game 2: KCC 8, GRCC 0
  • Tuesday, May 1: KCC 9, LCC 7

KCC’s Bruins play next starting at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, against conference opponent Muskegon Community College in Muskegon. The team’s next home game starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, against MCC at home at Bailey Park in Battle Creek.

For more information about KCC’s baseball team, including a full schedule, roster and links to official team and player photos available for download by fans and the press, visit www.kellogg.edu/baseball.

Head KCC Baseball Coach Eric Laskovy can be reached at 269-965-3931 ext. 2536 or laskovye@kellogg.edu.