Riders Sweep Aztecs
The #6 ranked Roughrider baseball team swept a road doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in Tucson over Pima Community College, 7-1 and 12-6. Yavapai improves to 32-14 overall and 22-6 in league action. Pima falls to 16-28-1 overall and 9-19 in the ACCAC.
In the opener, Dustin Hobbs earned his 9th victory of the season in six innings pitched. The sophomore right-hander scattered 6 hits and struck out 9 Aztec batters. Aaron Fujiki was 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Ty Forney added 2 hits with two runs scored and a run batted in. Cam Schiller was 1 for 4 with 2 runs scored and one run knocked in.
Entering the game in relief, Parker Markel (2-3) threw 3 innings to get his second victory of the year. Schiller was 4 for 5 with a double, 2 RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Schiller, Cam Brown, James Dykstra, DeMarcus Tidwell and Forney all had 2 hits a piece.
Yavapai returns to the diamond on Saturday, April 17th at Cochise College. Both teams split a doubleheader in Prescott in March. Saturday’s twin bill begins at 12:00 PM.