Riders Blank Coyotes
The Roughrider softball team allowed no runs and only two hits Saturday afternoon in a doubleheader sweep of Chandler/Gilbert Community College, 10-0 and 6-0. YC is now 49-2 on the year and 37-1 in ACCAC play.
Estela Pinon got the victory in the first game pitching perfect ball for 4 innings with five strikeouts. Sierra Rodriguez was 2 for 2 offensively with a double and a single and an RBI. Pinon hit a home run knocking in three runs and Kirsten Lambertson also went deep.
In the late game, Amelia Willadsen went the distance to get the win. Rodriguez was 2 for 3 with a triple and a home run. On the day, Rodriguez hit for the cycle. Ashleigh Siepl was 1 for 3 with a home run and Brittany Keiser was 2 for 2.
Head Coach Stacy Iveson said, “I was really pleased with the effort coming back from our doubleheader on Tuesday against Glendale. I thought the girls came out with alot more energy today.”
YC returns to the diamond on Tuesday, April 19th hosting South Mountain Community College. Earlier in the year, Yavapai shut out the Cougars in a twinbill, 8-0 and 7-0. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM at Bill Vallely Field.