In a thrilling five-game stretch in the NJCAA Division I Region 14 Tournament, Galveston College showcased its resilience and determination with an impressive performance. Despite their best efforts, the Whitecaps fell short on Sunday in the final game against Blinn College, ending their run, 11-0.

“It was a competitive tournament against very talented and experienced teams,” said GC Head Baseball Coach, Brian Reinke. “I’m proud of our players for a good season and a great regional tournament run. We ended up playing three of the five games against the eventual regional tournament winner. We split the first two games against Blinn College, but unfortunately, we ran out of gas and came up short in the end. It was a great experience for a young team like ours and we’re looking forward to returning to the regional tournament next year.”

The Whitecaps ended the regional tournament with a 3-2 record and concluded their season with a 34-25 mark overall, which included a third-place finish in the Region 14 South Conference.

GC’s journey in the regional competition began on May 9 with a nail-biting victory over Tyler Junior College, where the Whitecaps staged an epic seven-run comeback to defeat the Apaches, 9-8. This hard-fought win set the stage for what would be a series of intense matchups.

Facing off against BC in the second round on May 10, the Whitecaps suffered a setback with a 6-2 loss. However, they quickly regrouped and came back stronger in their next game against TJC, delivering a dominant 11-3 seven-inning victory on May 11.

A few hours later, the Whitecaps faced the Buccaneers in a highly anticipated rematch. Determined to redeem themselves, GC put on a stellar performance, defeating BC, 7-3.

In GC’s fifth game in four days, the stage was set for a dramatic finale as the Whitecaps squared off against the Buccaneers for the third time in the tournament. However, GC struggled to gain momentum, ultimately falling to BC, 11-0, and ending a remarkable five-game run in the regional tournament.

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Galveston College was founded in 1967 and is a comprehensive community college providing the residents of Galveston Island and the surrounding region with academic, workforce development, continuing education and community service programs.