Riders Face 1-0 Deficit
The Roughrider baseball dropped the first game of a best of three series Thursday afternoon in the first round of the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs against South Mountain Community College, 6-3.
Yavapai jumped out to a 1-0 lead but in the bottom of the fifth inning South Mountain posted 4 runs to seize control of the game and the series.
Ethan Leiter and Josh Anderson each had two hits and Zak Miller took the loss.
The same two teams will square off Friday in an elimination game for Yavapai. The first pitch will be thrown at 3:00 PM.