North West Florida St. Raiders are one of two newcomers to the 2015 NJCAA JUCO World Series, the other USC-Sumter, SC. The Raiders looked to get off to a hot start verse Dodge City in front of a packed house of 3,000 plus in Grand Junction, Colo. Where North West Florida St. is used to 1,000 and under coming to their games.
The first inning both teams got their feet wet on the field not scoring anything. The second inning North West Florida St. became comfortable here on the Suplizio Field turf scoring two in the second and three in the third. In the second Jarren Pinkney hit a 2-run homerun to centerfield 400 ft, went half way up the flag-pole. The Raiders offense spotted their pitcher Corderias Dorsey a five spot through three. Dorsey goes eight innings striking out 10 batters only giving up 1 run on 125 pitches. Dorsey fueled the Raiders on the mound giving them a 7-1 win in their first game.
North West Florida St. with the win shutting down the Dodge City offense. North West Florida St. moves into the winners bracket playing Iowa Western in the next round. Dodge City with the loss moves into the losers bracket playing San Jacinto.
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