Baseball Sweeps The Aztecs
The Roughrider baseball team swept a doubleheader to get their 9th consecutive victory Thursday afternoon at Roughrider Park over the visiting Aztecs from Pima Community College, 5-1 and 7-3. Yavapai improves to 10-6 overall and 4-0 in the ACCAC race.
Dustin Hobbs got his team leading 4th victory of the season in five innings pitched. The sophomore righthander allowed 2 hits while striking out 5. Pulama Silva got his 4th save of the season with an inning pitched.
Cam Brown provided the offensive punch going 2 for 3 with a home run, 1 RBI and 2 runs scored. Ashton McCoy was 2 for 2 and Zach Haley was 1 for 1 with 2 RBI’s and 1 run scored.
In the nightcap, Alex Miranda pitched 7 and 2/3 innings scattering nine hits and walking 5 to get his second victory on the season. Silva threw the final 1 and 1/3 innings to propel him into a tie nationally for the most saves on the season (5).
From the plate, Ty Forney was 2 for 4 with an RBI and 1 run scored. McCoy and Brown remained hot on the day with each player collecting 2 hits a piece.
Yavapai returns to the diamond on Friday, February 26th entertaining Gateway Community College. Tyler Bremer and Casey Upperman will take the mound for the Riders. The first pitch will be at 12:00 PM.