Tidwell, Hobbs Honored
For their stellar play last week, Yavapai’s DeMarcus Tidwell and Dustin Hobbs were named the ACCAC Division I Batter of the Week and Pitcher of the Week respectively.
Tidwell earned the honor by going 8 for 18 on the week with 4 runs scored leading the home team to a 3-1 record. The sophomore centerfielder currently leads the conference in batting average (.422) and hits (78).
Hobbs becomes the fourth and third straight YC pitcher to be named the pitcher of the week. The Las Vegas native pitched six innings in a nine strikeout victory over Pima Community College, 7-1. Currently, Hobbs (9-2) is second in the conference with 9 victories.
The Roughriders (33-15, 23-7) play host to Eastern Arizona College (18-30, 6-24) on Tuesday, April 20th and Central Arizona College (36-12, 24-6) on Saturday, April 24th. Both doubleheaders will begin at 12:00 PM.