The Roughrider baseball team got a doubleheader sweep today in Phoenix against Gateway Community College, 3-1 and 9-0. Yavapai improves to 14-4 overall and 4-2 in ACCAC action.
Rick Anton pitched a complete game in the first to record his third victory on the season. Zac Castleberry was 2 for 3 with an RBI and Brett Sowers was 1 for 3 with an RBI.
In the nightcap, Merrill Kelly pitched seven shutout innings to get his second victory on the year. Ian Campbell and Pulama Silva each pitched one inning to close out the game. Bobby Rinard was 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI. Cam Schiller and Castleberry each collected two hits.
Yavapai is on the road for their next conference twinbill traveling to Thatcher on Tuesday, February 24th to face Eastern Arizona College. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.