‘Dawgs prepare for Chipola as field grows to 10

‘Dawgs prepare for Chipola as field grows to 10

The 10-team field now is set for The Alpine Bank JUCO World Series at Grand Junction, Co.

With ninth-ranked Iowa Western winning the Northern District Championship Monday over top-ranked Wabash Valley, all qualifiers have been identified and brackets drawn for the week-long double-elimination tournament that begins Saturday, May 25.

Four first-round games are scheduled Saturday, and a fifth one will be on Sunday.

Southern District Champion Navarro opens play at noon Saturday against 16th-ranked Chipola.

JUCO QUALIFIERS (First-Round Pairings)
Sam Suplizio Field / Grand Junction Co.,
Times Listed (MDT)
Saturday, 9 am
East Central – Walters State (52-9)
Central – Cowley, Ks. (45-12)
Saturday, Noon
Southern – Navarro (38-16)
Gulf – Chipola (38-18)
Saturday, 3 pm
Southwestern – New Mexico JC (42-15)
Southeastern – Chattahoochee Valley (35-18)
Saturday, 7:30 pm
Western – Central Arizona (44-19)
Eastern – Monroe (32-17)
Sunday, 10 am
Northern — Iowa Western (48-9)
South Central — Connors State, Ok. (48-11)