Baseball Completes Sweep
The Roughrider baseball team came from behind to win the opening game of an afternoon doubleheader against the visiting Eagles from College of Eastern Utah, 8-4 and finished the sweep with a 6-0 victory in the nightcap. Yavapai improves to 6-0 on the young season.
In the first game, Robert Orozco pitched two innings in relief to get his second victory of the season. Jonathan Rodriguez was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a double. Matt Wehrli was 1 for 4 with 2 runs batted in. Albert Alvarez, Tony Piazza, Tony Vocca, Ethen Leiter and Stan Driscoll each knocked in a run.
In the second game, Tony Vocca earned his second win on the year in two innings pitched. Offensively, Albert Alverez was 2 for 3 with a run scored and 2 runs batted in. Kenneth Gallegos was perfect from the plate, 2 for 2 with a run scored and 2 RBI’s. Josh Tate was 2 for 2; and Jordan Negrini was 1 for 2 with an RBI.
Yavapai plays host to Western Nevada College on Friday, February 11th. The doubleheader will begin at 12:00 PM.