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Cougars Advance on Vasquez Homer in Extra Innings


Clearwater Christian College defeated Atlanta Christian College 5-4 in 10 innings to advance at the NCCAA D2 College World Series in Mason, Ohio. Tied at 3-3 in the top of the 10th inning, Matt Vasquez hit a dramatic 2 run home run to lift the Cougars to the win.

Starter Billy Couchenour pitched 6 strong innings for the Cougars, yielding only 3 runs, and Isaiah Marsh came up big in relief, shutting down the Charger offense for 4 innings to earn the win.

The Cougars advance to the next round of the tournament at 4:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon where they will face the winner of the matchup between Ohio Christian University and Manhattan Christian College. Atlanta came into the tournament as the defending national champion and the tournament's #2 seed.