Baseball Gores The Matadors
The Roughrider baseball team swept a Saturday doubleheader in Yuma against Arizona Western College 1-0 and 9-1. Yavapai improves to 8-6 overall and 2-0 in ACCAC play. Western falls to 4-10 overall and 0-2 in conference action.
In the first game, Tyler Bremer got his second victory of the season pitching five and 2/3 innings striking out 10 and only allowing 3 hits. Pulama Silva pitched the final one and 1/3 inning for his third save of the season recording three strikeouts in the process. Tony Vocca knocked in Ty Forney for the lone run on the game in the first inning.
In the nightcap, Yavapai dropped a 6 spot in the fourth inning to pull away from the Matadors in the 9-1 victory. Freshman Casey Upperman got his first victory on the year in five innings pitched. The Scottsdale native gave up one hit and 5 walks while striking out 6. Cam Schiller was 3 for 5 with 2 runs and 2 RBI’s. Ty Forney was 4 for 5 and scored 3 runs.
Yavapai returns to the diamond on Tuesday, February 23rd hosting Pima Community College in an afternoon doubleheader. The first pitch will be at 12:00 PM at Roughrider Park in Prescott.