Much like the Junior college route when NAIA gets just as bad as a reputation when it comes to peopleRead more
One thing that is always talked about is the JuCo Route. From how well it works, to it is theRead more
This week’s preview is going to be a bit different instead of an in-depth look at 1 tournament or groupRead more
When people think of junior college baseball there are generally 3 states/areas people will say if they do not know much about it. Texas anywhere, Arizona, and then Florida. And they are not wrong in that simple thought. Florida year in and year out has some of the top Teams, Players, and Prospects in the country.
In the past 10 years, the winner of this district has played in a National Title game 5 times (Chipola 2018, 2019), Northwest Florida State (2015), Miami Dade (2014), and Palm Beach State (2013). And took home 3 National Titles (Chipola 2018, 2019 and Northwest Florida State (2015).
On the Tallent Side of this District we could sit here for days and talk about each team in length but here is some of the top names out in florida this year:
Florida Southwestern States- Luis Tuero and Carter Cunningham
Chipolas- Bo Bonds, Cam Gray, and Andrew Baker
Santa Fes-Luis Rodriguez and Johnathan Logsdon
St. Petersburg's-Chris Williams
State College of Florida's-Cole Ayers, Tucker Mitchell, and Rook Ellington
Northwest Florida's-Dylan DeLucia, Nasir Fredrick, and Tyler Kehoe
Gulf Coasts-Justin Kelley, and Dallen Leach
St. Johns Rives- Dawson Gause
Central Florida's-Nick Calero, Mason Ronan, and Logan Adams
Lake Sumter States-Naphis LlanosRead more
Div 1: Miami Dade (4-0)
Miami Dade came out swinging this year. They are currently 6-1, but this past week they were 4-0. They took the first game of the Week against Florida SouthWestern State 7-0. They then had a three-game series against the then #5 State College of Florida. They took game 1 7-3 lead by the duo of Christopher Patterson and Raphy Almanzar-Rosario. Patterson was 2-3 on the day with a double, homer, 1 RBI and 3 runs scored. Almanzar-Rosario went 4-5, with 2 doubles, and 2 rbi’s. In the second game, they won 3-2 and came from behind in scoring 2 runs in both the bottom of the 6th and 7th. The finished out the week in game 3 they jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back finishing with a score of 6-3.
CCCAA: #17 Cuesta (2-1)
Just because i was at the games this weekend is not making this a Subjective choice. Cuesta took on the then ranked #4 Orange Coast. They took the first 2 games. In-game one they won 16-3 behind the bat of Harrison Hart, Kirk Woolf, and Broc Mortensen. Hart was 3-5 with 5 RBI’s a Homer, and a Double. Woolf went 3-5 with 2 Doubles, 3 RBI’s and 2 Runs. Rounding out that game Mortensen went 2-5 with a Double, 2 Runs, and 2 RBI’s. In-game 2, Cuesta took it 6-4, behind Mortensen again and Sean Rooney. Mortensen picked up where he left out the day before going 1-2 with a triple, a run and 2 RBI’s. Rooney went 2-3, with a homer, 2 RBI’s and a Run. In-game 3 they came up just short losing 7-3.
Div 2: #8 NOC-Tonkawa (5-0)
Div 3: #11 Coastal Bend (2-1)Read more