Baseball Wins Two
The Roughrider baseball team swept a pair of single games Wednesday afternoon in the Valley to improve to 17-9 on the season. YC beat Indian Hill Community College, IA 5-4 and then blanked Monroe College, NY in the late game 9-0.
The Roughriders and Indian Hills volleyed the lead five times in the first game before YC
took the lead in the eighth inning and held on for the victory.
Billy Darras threw 1 and 1/3 innings for the victory. The Gilbert native gave up no runs and struck out two. Jordan Blaylock threw the final inning for the save.
Jordan Negrini and Austin O`Such each had two hits. Aaron Blair was 1 for 3 with 3 runs batted in.
In the nightcap, Peter Lenstrohm pitched all nine innings for the shutout. The Chaparral High School product scattered four hits and struck out seven.
Offensively, Negrini was 2 for 4 with two triples and two runs batted in. Jonathan Rodriguez, O`Such, Humberto Aranda and Kyle Toth each record two hits a piece.
Yavapai continues non-league action on Thursday against Indian Hills and Western Nebraska Community College. Start times are 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM respectively.