Vaqueros Corral Roughriders
The #16 ranked Roughrider baseball team lost a home doubleheader Saturday afternoon at the hands of #9 ranked Central Arizona College (39-13, 27-7), 2-1 and 13-3. YC falls to 35-17 overall and 25-9 in the ACCAC and drops two games behind the Vaqueros for first place in the conference.
In the opener, Tyler Bremer (5-5) pitched a gem despite taking the loss. The sophomore right-hander threw 6.1 innings, gave up 7 hits, struck out 6 batters and allowed only 1 earned run. DeMarcus Tidwell scored the lone YC run being knocked in by Cam Brown. John Jones was 1 for 2 with a double.
In the second game, Casey Upperman (6-2) allowed 6 earned runs in 2.2 innings pitched to take the loss. Tidwell was 1 for 4 with a home run. Cam Schiller was 1 for 1 with a run scored and James Dykstra was 1 for 3 with an RBI.
YC returns to the diamond on Tuesday, April 27th entertaining South Mountain Community College. Earlier in the season, the Roughriders swept a doubleheader against the Cougars in Phoenix, 6-4 and 10-5. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.