(Seward, Nebraska) – The top two seeds, Concordia and Midland, played on Tuesday night with second-seed Midland picking up the 5-3 win to claim the 2017 Great Plains Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament Championship, Presented by Cypress Risk Management.
Both teams went undefeated in their respective brackets this past weekend to punch their ticket to Tuesday’s title tilt.
Midland took the lead for good on a three-run homerun in the top of the fifth inning. Down the stretch Concordia had chances, stranding two baserunners on two separate occasions.
Both teams are assured of berths in the NAIA Opening Round for 2017.
Concordia was the regular season champion with a league mark of 19-9. Concordia is now 33-20, while Midland is 40-18.