San Jac Men’s Baseball reaches JUCO national final, loses 15-6

The Alpine Bank Junior College World Series was played in Grand Junction, Colorado, with the title game on Saturday, June 3rd.

The Gators won the Thursday game, against Cowley College (Kansas) 14-3 a shortened game due to the run-rule. In the next game Friday night, against Chipola, they lost and moved to the title game on Saturday. But in the final game, against Chipola College (Florida) they lost 15-6. The Chipola Indians came away with the title victory for the second time in 10 years.

Coach Tom Arrington has taken the Gators to ten playoffs, but lost the title game six times.Gator right-fielder Ryan Johnson was voted an all-tournament player, and tied a tournament record with five doubles.