SCF softball wins first game in JUCO World Series

The State College of Florida softball team won its opening game of the JUCO World Series 3-0 over Temple (Texas) College on Thursday in St. George, Utah.

The Manatees received a solo home run from Angie Dascoli and a strong effort from pitcher Paige Mathews, who threw a shutout.

SCF returns to action at 9 p.m. Thursday against Pima (Ariz.) Community College, which defeated Butler County (Kan.) Community College 7-4 Thursday afternoon.

To read more on this story, check Friday's editions of the Bradenton Herald.