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Raiders Fall to St. Johns River
Courtesy: Simone Amaduzzi Photography
April 28, 2019
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SANFORD, Florida - The Seminole State Baseball team was in the Mid-Florida conference playoff for the first time a half a decade. Through 5 innings, it looked like the Raiders might be making the next step, which would have been a three game series vs. second place Santa Fe College. The winner of that series would have advanced to the FCSAA State Tournament. However, the Vikings erupted in the sixth inning, plating 9 runs and all the wind was out of the Seminole sails.

St. Johns got on the board early with a sacrifice fly in the second inning. Alejandro Figueredo homered with Corey King on and the Raiders surged to the lead in the bottom of the third. SSC knocked out the MFC Pitcher of the Year, Elijah Gill in the fourth. Seminole Ace, Louis Davenport was throwing well and things were on cruise control until the sixth.

Seminole State finished the season 35-14, the most wins since 2005. A complete season recap will be forthcoming.

RAIDER NOTES:

About the Seminole State Raiders:  The Raider Athletics Department of Seminole State College was established in 1965 and initially led by Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach Joe Sterling. Seminole State now sponsors five sports all competing in the NJCAA Division I. 

Both Baseball and Softball facilities are located on College Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. For more about Raider Athletics, visit SeminoleStateRaiders.com, follow on Twitter: @buildingRaiders and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/buildingRaiders/.  

Media contact: Kurt Esser, Director of Athletics, 407.708.2092, esserk@seminolestate.edu

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