Baseball Sweeps Key Doubleheader
The Roughrider baseball team swept a critical twinbill Tuesday afternoon at #12 Central Arizona College, 3-1 and 3-2. YC improves to 24-10 overall and 12-4 in ACCAC play and CAC falls to 23-10 and 10-6 in the league standings.
In the opener, Andrew Walter (3-3) shut down the league’s top hitting team (.334) throwing six innings, striking out three batters. Kenneth Giles threw the final inning for his second save of the year.
Offensively, Nolan Clark was a perfect 4 for 4 with one run batted in. Tony Piazza and Kenneth Gallegos were each 2 for 4 with Piazza driving in two runs.
In the nightcap, Zak Miller scattered five hits and struck out five opponent hitters in 6 1/3 innings to get his fourth victory of the year without a loss. Miguel Silva threw the final two innings to get his 12th save of the year.
Matt Wehrli and Gallegos were each 2 for 4 and Jonathan Rodriguez was 1 for 4 with an RBI. Wehrli had an RBI.
YC returns to the diamond on Saturday, March 26th at Chandler/Gilbert Community College (12-16, 6-10). The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.