The #2 ranked Roughrider baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader today with Seminole State College, 11-10 and 1-6. Yavapai’s overall record is 25-5.
In the first game, Riley Welch got the start but was pulled in the third inning after taking a line drive off of his throwing hand. Dane Kinoshita took over pitching duties and Austin Sloan threw the final two and two-thirds innings to record the victory. Ian Campbell mopped up in the final frame for the save. Offensively, Landon Joost had the big bat launching two home runs in three at bats. John Jones and Brett Sowers each had two hits including a home run.
Harley Thompson took the loss in the nightcap and Dominic Piazza provided the only run batted in for the Roughriders in only their fifth loss of the season.
YC will resume conference play Saturday, March 21st playing host to Chandler/Gilbert Community College at Roughrider Park. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.