The Indians opened up the 2019 Juco World Series with a 10-6 loss to Navarro.
Navarro College captured the lead in the second inning. Rugely hit a solo homer.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Navarro College tied things up at four when Gonzalez, Jr. hit a solo homer.
Navarro College took the lead for good with three runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Rugelysingled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run and an error scored two runs for Navarro College.
Rollins got the start for Navarro College. He surrendered four runs on five hits over four and a third innings, striking out two.
Robert Bennett started the game for Chipola College Indians Varsity. He allowed three hits and three runs over one and one-third innings, walking one. Andrew Moore and Jake Smith entered the game as relief, throwing three and a third innings and three and a third innings respectively.
Navarro College tallied ten hits. Gonzalez, Jr. and Rugely all managed multiple hits for Navarro College. Gonzalez, Jr. led Navarro College with three hits in four at bats. Navarro College didn't commit a single error in the field. Rugely had the most chances in the field with eight.
Chipola drops to the losers bracket and will face Cowley at 2:00 p.m. MST/3:00 p.m. CST.