Roughrider Baseball Uses Late Heroics For Sweep
The Roughrider baseball team swept a doubleheader today against Mesa Community College at Roughrider Park, 8-7 and 10-2. YC remains undefeated in conference play at 6-0 and improve to 11-4-1 overall.
Louie Templeton and Jared Norris provided late inning heroics to lead the Roughriders in the first game. In the seventh inning, Templeton hit a home run to tie the game and Jared Norris knocked in two runs in the eighth inning to secure the victory. Austin Sloan (2-0) pitched one inning to get the win on the hill. Templeton finished the game 2 for 3 from the plate, scoring three runs and one run batted in. Erik Knutson was 1 for 2 with three RBI’s and Zac Castleberry was 2 for 4 with 2 runs knocked in.
Merrill Kelly (1-0) got the win in the nightcap allowing only two runs and two hits with three strikeouts. Dan Duffy was 2 for 3 from the plate scoring three runs, knocking in three runs and one home run. Templeton culminated a great day hitting his second home run. Kole Calhoun was 3 for 4 with one run scored. Knutson was 2 for 3 with two RBI’s and Jake Chilton was 2 for 3 with one RBI and one run scored.
Yavapai will continue ACCAC action on Tuesday, February 26th at Phoenix College. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.