Region IV dominates NJCAA DII Second Team All-American list with four selections

Region IV dominates NJCAA DII Second Team All-American list with four selections

A quarter of players representing Region IV were selected to the National Junior College Athletic Associaiton's (NJCAA) Division II Baseball Second Team All-American list. Kankakee Community College's Devin Peters, Black Hawk College's Pedro Alfonseca, and Wyatt Mascarella and Nick Vasic of McHenry County College all received the honor following the 2017 season.

Peters, a sophomore pitcher, posted an 11-1 record with 1 save in leading the Cavaliers to their first ever NJCAA DII National Championship. He finished with a 2.64 ERA over 92.0 innings pitched with a team-best 83 strikeouts. The 11 wins tied for second nationally.

Alfonseca, a freshman outfielder, hit .401 with 64 runs scored and 37 batted in for the Braves. He hit five home runs as part of 18 extra base hits and stole 37 bases, the fifth highest total in nation.

Mascarella, a sophomore catcher, used his 13 home runs to power his way to a .414 batting average and 59 RBI. He scored 57 runs and ended the season with a .764 slugging percentage.

Vasic, a sophomore infielder, posted a .430 batting average, scored 83 runs, and drove in 61 runs for the Scots. He also added 33 extra base hits and 28 stolen bases.