Home Sweep For Softballers
The top ranked Yavapai softball team swept a home doubleheader Tuesday afternoon over the hapless Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College, 12-1 and 11-0. Yavapai leads the ACCAC with a 41-2 overall record and 29-1 in the conference. Scottsdale falls to 12-30 on the season and 5-27 in the standings.
Estela Pinon got the victory in the opener pitching 3 innings and striking out five batters. Christina Hagberg threw two innings and struck out two hitters.
Offensively, Kirsten Lambertson had a monster game slamming two home runs and knocking in seven runs. Alex Landon and Pinon each had two hits.
In the late game, Amelia Willadsen got her league leading 21st victory of the year pitching three scoreless innings. Landon finished the final two innings allowing two hits and no runs.
Pinon and Danielle Muniz were a perfect 2 for 2 from the plate. Pinon had a home run and a triple and knocked in four runs. Miraya Montiel was 2 for 3 with a triple and three RBI’s.
YC returns to the diamond on Friday, April 1st entertaining Paradise Valley Community College (11-21, 6-20). In February, Yavapai swept a doubleheader in Paradise Valley, 13-2 and 11-2. The first pitch will be thrown at12:00 PM at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott.