Mesa Sweeps Softball
Thunderbird pitchers blank Roughrider hitters
The Roughrider softball team played a non-conference doubleheader against a conference team, Mesa Community College, today and dropped both ends of the twinbill, 6-3 and 1-0. Yavapai’s record now stands at 22-8 overall and remains at 9-3 in the ACCAC.
Jenna Rodriguez took the loss on the mound in the opening game allowing four earned runs. Caitlin Stangl and Brittany Tucker were 2 for 4 from the plate and Aly Rhodes was 2 for 3 with one run scored and one run batted in.
In the second game, Rhodes jumped to the mound to scatter five hits and the lone run was unearned off of two YC errors in the bottom of the sixth inning. MCC pitchers held the Roughriders scoreless for the first time this season.
Yavapai will return to conference action on Saturday, March 8th traveling to Paradise Valley to take on Paradise Valley Community College in a 12:00 PM doubleheader.