Baseball Completes Sweep
The Roughrider baseball team completed a two-game sweep over Scottsdale Community College Wednesday afternoon at Roughrider Park, 5-1. Yavapai is now 18-8 overall and 9-3 in ACCAC play.
In the first inning, Scottsdale drew first blood plating a single run on a sacrifice fly by Lance Harper. That would be the only run that the Artichokes would score on the day. The Yavapai offense scored in the third, fourth, seventh and eighth innings.
Alex Miranda (2-2) struck out 12 batters in seven innings. Kenneth Giles and Miguel Silva threw the final two innings to secure the victory.
Offensively, YC scored their five runs on seven hits. Kenneth Gallegos was 2 for 3 with two runs scored. Jonathan Rodriguez knocked in three runs on a double and Dean Friedberg chased home two runs on a single hit.
The Roughriders return to the diamond on Saturday, March 12th at Mesa Community College. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.