Softball Splits With Gauchos
The Roughrider softball team lost their first conference game today by splitting a doubleheader with Glendale Community College in Glendale. YC won the first game 13-8 and lost an extra inning game 5-4 in the nightcap. Yavapai is now 18-4 overall and 7-1 in ACCAC action.
The long ball was the flavor of the day in the opening game as three Roughrider hitters cleared the fence. Brittany Tucker was 3 for 4 with a home run and a triple, four runs scored and four runs batted in. Aubrianna Chiquete was 2 for 4 with a home run and a double with one run scored and three RBI’s. Shaunte Duarte finished the day 2 for 3 with a home run and a double, one run scored and fetched home two runs. Jenna Rodriguez got the win from the mound and is now 9-1 on the season.
Rodriguez (9-2) took the loss in the second game taking over for Britinie Hardine in the fourth inning with YC clinging to a 4-3 lead. However, Yavapai was held scoreless in the final four frames to take the loss. Offensively, Caitlin Stangl was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBI’s. Aly Rhodes was 3 for 4 and Tucker was 2-4.
The Roughriders continue conference play on Tuesday, February 26th entertaining South Mountain Community College in a doubleheader at Roughrider Park. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.