(Council Bluffs) In a back and forth game, Iowa Western Community College defeated San Jacinto 6-5 to win the 2012 Junior College World Series. Iowa Western trailed 4-5 going into the ninth inning where they scored two runs to take the lead in the top of the ninth. For the Reivers it is their second national championship in baseball.
The team has made a school record six straight JUCO World Series appearances. They finish the season with 62 wins compared to only 6 losses. Iowa Western also won the championship in 2010.