(Joplin) After losing 8 in a row to Jefferson College, the Mineral Area College Cardinals snapped a 29 game winning streak by JeffCo as they defeated the Vikings 7-4 in the opening round of the Regional 16 tournament in Joplin Thursday night. In the game heard on KREI and KJFF, MAC struck first when Caleb Feuerstake scored on a walk and a wild pitch in the top of the third.

MAC scored a second run on a throwing error in the top of the fourth.

With a 2-0 MAC lead, Caleb Feuerstake came to the plate.

JeffCo attemped a comeback in the bottom of the fourth.

MAC assistant coach Jordan Thompson was not surprised at the result…


The Vikings and the Cardinals both added two more runs to give MAC a 7-4 victory.

Jefferson College will play Friday at noon against Crowder. The Flieg’s Equipment pre-game show starts at 11:45 on AM-1400 KJFF. Mineral Area College will play in the winner’s bracket Friday afternoon at 3 against State Fair. The Flieg’s Equipment pre-game show starts at 2:45 on AM-800 KREI.