Softball Gores Matadors
The Roughrider softball team swept a pivotal ACCAC Division I conference doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in Yuma over Arizona Western College (14-11, 11-8), 5-3 (8 innings) and 9-1. YC is now 27-2 overall and 17-1 in conference play.
YC outlasted the Matadors in the first game scoring 2 runs in their half of the eighth inning on an Alex Landon home run. Estela Pinon started the game from the circle but Amelia Willadsen (14-1) pitched the final 4.2 innings to get the victory.
Sierra Rodriguez was 2 for 3 with two doubles and three runs batted in. Landon was 2 for 2 with two RBI’s.
Fresh off being named the ACCAC pitcher of the week, Pinon (12-1) threw all five innings in the nightcap to get her 12th victory of the year.
Offensively, Vanessa House was 4 for 5 with two runs scored. Rodriguez and Danielle Muniz each had two hits each.
On Saturday, March 12th, Yavapai will be in Tucson for a doubleheader with fellow conference foe Pima Community College. The twinbill will start at 12:00 PM.