The Midland College baseball team (42-25) finished its season in a run-rule win by the number-three ranked Iowa Western (55-11). The game ended in six innings 11-1 at JUCO World Series at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction, Colo. on May 29.
The team experienced a season raucous ride after starting with a 2-14 record and almost making it to the end of the national tournament as champions.
The Chaps also lost to Iowa Western Monday, May 26, 9-0 in seven innings in earlier play. The Chaps lost in the second round of winner’s bracket after defeating Johnson County (Kansas) Community College in first round.
The Chaps went 40-23 after winning the Western Junior College Athletic Conference’s Region V Tournament in Lubbock. It’s the team’s second straight national tourney.