By Bill Burt
---- — TYLER, Tex. -- We will be following the exploits of the Northern Essex Community College baseball team at the National Junior College Athletic Association Div. 3 World Series.
NECC, which enters the NJCAA World Series at 16-14, had to overcome a 9-0 deficit through four innings in the New England regionals, and then buried Mount Holyoke Community College 17-2 in the championship game.
NECC opens on Satuday night at 7 p.m. against Nassau Community College in Long Island, N.Y. If NECC wins, it will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday. If it loses, it will play noon in the double-elimination tournament.
The eight team tournament is slated to last a week, with the championship game on Thursday.
Check out the Eagle-Tribune on Sunday for their opening game and also go to www.eagletribune.com.
If you want to follow the team with updates and stats, go to http://leagues.iscorecentral.com/njcaad3worldseries