Twinbill Split For Baseball
The #16 ranked Roughrider baseball team split a road doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Douglas against Cochise College. YC dropped the first game 2-1 and bounced back in the nightcap to win 9-5. Yavapai is now 32-16 overall and 23-7 in the ACCAC. Cochise falls to 35-12 and 20-10.
In the opener, Tyler Bremer (5-4) pitched a gem but took the loss giving up 2 earned runs. DeMarcus Tidwell was 3 for 4 with a double and the scored the lone Roughrider run. Devon Zenn and James Dykstra were each 1 for 2.
The offense exploded in the second game with Tidwell collecting four more hits and Ty Forney was 4 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Cam Brown was 2 for 4 with a double and a run batted in and Dykstra walked twice. Casey Upperman (6-1) got the victory throwing 6 innings, striking out 7 and allowing 4 earned runs. Pulama Silva got his league leading 14th save of the season.
Yavapai returns to the diamond on Tuesday, April 20th entertaining Eastern Arizona College. In March, YC swept a road doubleheader from the Gila Monsters 4-2 and 6-1. The twinbill will begin at 12:00 PM.