Softball Opens Tourney With Two Wins
The Roughrider softball team continued their torrid pace as they opened the Great Western Shootout with two victories yesterday over Colorado Northwestern, 6-2, and College of Southern Idaho, 7-0.
YC improves to 6-0 on the young season.
In the first game, Aly Rhodes (1-0) picked up the win with Jenna Rodriquez mopping up to get the save. Kacie Smith led the offense going 3 for 3, with a run scored and a run batted in. Brittany Tucker was 1 for 2 with a home run, a run scored and 2 RBI’s. Aubrianna Chiquete went 2 for 3 with a triple and an RBI.
In the nightcap, Rodriguez (3-0) and Britinie Hardine (2-0) combined for a 1 hitter en route to the shutout. Smith, Tucker and Chiquete continued their offensive outburst in the second game going a collective 6 for 9, with 4 RBI’s and 3 runs scored.
YC continues play in the shootout today against El Paso Community College and Chandler/Gilbert Community College. On Saturday, the concluding opponents will be Snow College, UT and Community College of Southern Nevada.