YC Sweeps Doubleheader
The #4 ranked Roughrider baseball team swept a non-conference doubleheader Monday afternoon against Colorado State University – Club Team, 6-1 and 7-1. The opponent has won four of the last five university club championships. Yavapai improves their record to 26-4 overall and 12-2 in ACCAC action.
Kirby Yates got the win in the first game pitching 4 2/3 innings. He struck out six batters and surrendered only two hits. Ian Campbell pitched the final seven outs. Brad Johnson was 2 for 3 from the plate with a run scored and Cam Schiller was 1 for 4 with a double and an RBI.
In the nightcap, Russell Havens got his fifth win of the year in four innings of work. Yates was 2 for 2 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and two runs batted. Dominic Piazza was 1 for 2 with a home run and two RBI’s and Johnson was perfect from the plate with two hits and a runs scored.
YC resumes conference play on Tuesday, March 17th at Mesa Community College. Rick Anton and Merrill Kelly will get the starts on the mound. The first pitch will be at 12:00 PM.