Navarro College esports ‘Call of Duty’ Team Wins NJCAA Nationals

From Staff Reports

PRESS RELEASE: Navarro College esports qualified seven teams to participate in the national finals, which is more than ANY other college in the US. The teams that qualified were: Overwatch, Valorant, Super Smash Bros., Madden, Call of Duty 2v2 (2 teams), and Call of Duty 4v4.

Call of Duty: Gun Fight(2v2), #2 seed, team of Roy Escobedo and Sabien Escareno won the NJCAA National Championship (4-0) over Barton Community College! This team also beat the 3 seed Navarro College team of Cameran Clark and David Escamilla in the semifinal round.

The #1 seed Call of Duty 4v4 team of Roy Escobedo, Sabien Escareno, Cameran Clark and David Escamilla finished second losing to St. Clair College. The Valorant and Madden teams both lost in the first round of nationals. Smash lost in the second round.

Overwatch (#5) lost to the defending 2020 national championship Westchester 3-1.

The Navarro College esports team racked up an impressive 2021 season. – Courtesy photo

Overall, Navarro College esports finished the season 11-1 and ranks #8 in the nation. Navarro College established their esports team in the fall of 2020 and continues to recruit top players to the team. Anyone interested in being a part of the team can complete an interest form here.

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