The Roughrider baseball team swept a 3-game series against College of Eastern Utah Thursday and Friday to improve their overall record to 4-6. Yavapai beat the Eagles on Thursday evening at the Bradshaw Mountain High School field 14-4 and finished the sweep on Friday afternoon at Roughriders Park 3-1 and 12-1.
Alex Miranda took the hill in the first game and pitched a stellar six and two-thirds innings striking out seven batters and surrendering only one earned run. Parker Markel pitched two-thirds of an inning to get the victory and Pulama Silva finished the job allowing only 2 hits and striking out 3 for his second save of the year. From the plate, DeMarcus Tidwell, Ty Forney and James Dykstra were all 2 for 4.
Tidwell remained hot into the nightcap with three more hits and Prescott native Zach Haley was a perfect 2 for 2 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI. Tyler Bremer pitched five innings to get the win with 10 strikeouts and zero earned runs.
YC returns to the diamond Wednesday, February 17th entertaining Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia. The twinbill will begin at 12:00 PM on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott.