Baseball Completes Sweep
The Roughrider baseball team completed a two-game sweep of Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher Saturday afternoon, 2-1. YC is now 16-8 overall and 7-3 in ACCAC play and the Gila Monsters fall to 6-10 on the season and 4-8 in conference action.
YC crossed the plate first with a run in the third inning. EAC knotted the scored in their half of the fifth inning. The score remained tied until the top of the eighth inning when the Roughriders pushed over the winning run.
Zak Miller pitched seven strong innings allowing only four opponent hits and Kenneth Giles locked the door pitching two innings of no-hit baseball.
From the plate, Nolan Clark had two of Yavapai’s three hits on the day. Albert Alvarez got the only other hit for the Roughriders.
Yavapai plays a home and home series with Scottsdale Community College on Tuesday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 9th. On Tuesday, YC will be at Scottsdale and on Wednesday, the Artichokes come to Roughrider Park. Tuesday’s game will start at 3:00 PM and Wednesday’s affair will begin at 2:30 PM.