Hutchinson Community College completed its sweep through the Region VI baseball tournament today by defeating Seward County 8-6 in a 12-inning championship game at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
The Blue Dragons advance to next week's NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.
Left fielder Andrew Dixon delivered the big hit in the top of the 12th. His single to left field scored catcher Dan Klein, who had singled to start the inning. The Blue Dragons added an insurance run on Ryan Mayfield's fielder's choice RBI.
Morgan Cirbo (3-2) pitched 3 1/3 innings to get the win for Hutch (37-22).
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Seward (33-30) scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to take the game to extra innings.