Riders Ground Thunderbirds
The Roughrider softball team swept an afternoon doubleheader Tuesday against Mesa Community College, 11-1 and 5-0. YC is now 14-3 overall and 3-1 in ACCAC action.
Estela Pinon got the victory in the first game throwing four innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 7 batters. Alma Cortez was 2 for 4 from the plate with four runs scored and 2 RBI’s. Ashleigh Seipel and Tessa Fanning each had 2 hits.
In the nightcap, Amelia Willadsen went the distance from the circle allowing 1 hit and striking out 9. Cortez pickup two more hits, a double and a triple, and fetched home two runners. Alexis Lawton added two hits.
The squad returns to the diamond on Saturday at Scottsdale Community College beginning at 12:00 PM.