YC Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader
The #9 ranked Roughrider baseball team swept an afternoon doubleheader from fellow ACCAC opponent Eastern Arizona College today in Thatcher, 3-2 and 2-0.
The victories keep Yavapai in first place in the division with an 18-2 mark and 27-9-1 overall. EAC drops to 8-25-1 overall and 4-16 in league action.
In the opening game, it took extra innings for the winning margin as freshman pitcher Rick Anton pitched a complete game for his 7th win of the season. The Prescott native allowed five hits and struck out eight Gila Monster batters. Louie Templeton and Braden Degamo both were 1 for 3 with an RBI from the plate.
In the nightcap, Taylor Lewis (4-1) went the distance from the mound to record the shutout as he struck out 8 batters and gave up only three hits. Kole Calhoun was 2 for 3 and scored the only runs of the game and Zac Castleberry was 2 for 3 and got both RBI’s. Deven Braden was 2 for 2.
Yavapai plays host to cross town opponent Embry Riddle Aeronautical University on Thursday at Roughrider Park. The single game will begin at 3:30 PM. On Saturday, March 29th, YC will travel to Chandler to battle the Coyotes from Chandler/Gilbert Community College. The twinbill will begin at 12:00 PM.