Friday, May 12, 2017

Newspaper profiles Chap Baseball players, previews regional tournament

MC Photo by Forrest Allen
JC BASEBALL: Pitching trio carries Chaps to Region V tourney

By Oscar LeRoy, Sports Editor
Midland Reporter Telegram

MIDLAND, TEXAS - Midland College baseball head coach David Coleman believes his team has a chance to win every time his top three starting pitchers are throwing well.

And during the Region V Tournament, Coleman has noticed that teams that can pound the strike zone and teams that are able to locate fastballs with their starters, tend to make a deep run in the tournament.

This weekend at Texas Tech’s Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park, the Chaparrals (39-17) will look to sophomore right-handed starters Jon Nicholson, Callan Johnson and Brock Barger to lead them as MC looks to make a return to the JUCO World Series for the first time since 2014. MC begins play in the eight-team, double-elimination regional tournament at 5:00 p.m. today against Weatherford College (32-21) ...

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Go get 'em, Chaps!

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