Softball Sweeps Coyotes
The defending national champion Roughrider softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader in Gilbert Saturday afternoon over fellow league rival Chandler/Gilbert Community College 6-1 and 6-0. Yavapai improves to 7-5 on the season with conference play beginning Tuesday, February 16th.
In the opener, the Yavapai bats came alive with Ashley Snedeker collecting 3 hits on 4 at bats. The sophomore infielder also scored 2 runs and knocked in a run. Brittany Keiser and Danielle Muniz each had two hits. Muniz had a triple and 2 RBI’s. Alex Landon pitched a complete game striking out six and allowing only 1 earned run.
In the nightcap, the offense remained hot with Keiser and Muniz getting 3 more hits and Snedeker getting two knocks. Molly Brossart and Emily Cooper each added a hit. Audrey Workman got the shutout victory with 7 strikeouts and 6 hits.
Yavapai opens up conference action at Paradise Valley Community College on Tuesday, February 16th. The twinbill begins at 12:00 PM.