Baseball Swept In Vegas
The Roughrider baseball team was swept by the #1 ranked team in the nation, Community College of Southern Nevada, Saturday in Las Vegas, 7-1 and 5-1. YC falls to 1-3 on the young season.
In the first game, Tyler Bremer took the loss pitching 4 1/3 innings. The California native surrendered 6 earned runs on 8 hits and 3 walks. Bremer also struck out 5 opponent batters. Alex Miranda took over for Bremer and pitched 3 2/3 innings allowing 2 hits and striking out 3. From the plate, Ashton McCoy got the only hit for the Roughriders and Devon Zenn scored the lone Yavapai run.
In the nightcap, Casey Upperman pitched 4 innings in the loss. The 6’1″ righthander allowed 3 earned runs, 4 hits and 4 walks while striking out 3. Pulama Silva finished the game surrendering 2 hits and striking out five. Steven Bier was 1 for 4 with a triple and Cam Brown was 1 for 3 with a triple and the lone run batted in.
Yavapai returns to Las Vegas Thursday and Friday, February 4th and 5th to face the same team. YC will play a single game on Thursday and a doubleheader on Friday. The Roughriders will make their home debut on Thursday, February 11th hosting College of Eastern Utah.