Softball Pounds The Pumas
The top ranked Roughrider softball team beat up on the visiting Pumas from Paradise Valley Community College Friday afternoon by sweeping a doubleheader, 13-0 and 15-1. YC improves to 43-2 overall and 31-1 in ACCAC play. Paradise Valley falls to 11-25 on the year and 6-25 in league action.
In game one, Emily Cooper provided the pop for the Roughriders with a grand slam and Estela Pinon got the victory in the shutout. Sierra Rodriguez had three hits and three RBI’s and Tessa Fanning and Carli Schiller each had two hits.
In game two, Amelia Willadsen got the victory and Alexis Lawton crushed a home run in her only appearance at the plate. Rodriguez collected three more hits and Alex Landon was 3 for 3 with five runs batted in. Ashleigh Seipl added two hits and two RBI’s.
YC returns to the diamond on Tuesday, April 5th playing host to Eastern Arizona College. Last week in Thatcher, Yavapai swept a doubleheader against the Gila Monsters, 10-1 and 1-0. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.