Softball Wins Two
Taking a break from ACCAC action, the top ranked Roughrider softball team won a pair of games Saturday afternoon in Casa Grande in the Central Arizona College Spring Break Tournament to improve to 35-2 on the season.
In the first game, YC blanked #15 ranked Midland College, 5-0. Alex Landon got the start from the circle and pitched all seven innings to earn the her second victory of the year. The sophomore from Scottsdale allowed four hits and struck out seven opponent batters. From the plate, Brittany Keiser was 2 for 2 with a run scored and a run batted in. Sierra Rodriguez was 2 for 3 with a triple and three RBI’s.
In the late game, Yavapai bested Howard College, TX 5-2. Amelia Willadsen got the victory in relief of Christina Hagberg. Willadsen threw four innings scattering three hits and striking out four batters.
Offensively, Carlie Schiller and Vanessa House were each 2 for 3. Schiller knocked in two runs. Kirsten Lambertson was 2 for 2 with two runs scored and Alexis Lawton was 1 for 4 with a triple, one run scored and two RBI’s.
Yavapai resumes conference play with a significant doubleheader at fellow conference division I opponent Eastern Arizona College on Thursday, March 24th. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.