Baseball Hangs On For Victory
The Roughrider baseball team outlasted the Gauchos from Glendale Community College, 1-0 in a non-conference affair Tuesday afternoon at Roughrider Park. YC is now 5-0 on the young season.
The Yavapai pitching was dominant on the day. Matt Southard got the start and the lanky right-hander from Oklahoma gave up three hits and struck out 6 in 5.2 innings pitched. Will Waterman took over for Southard and threw 1.1 innings to get the victory. Chance Adams threw a perfect eighth and Jordan DePonte threw the final inning to record the save.
Tim Arakawa and Aaron Blair both went 3 for 4 on the day. Humberto Aranda scored the lone run and Stephen Carbajal knocked in the Aranda for the game winner.
Yavapai returns to the home diamond on Saturday, February 9th entertaining College of Southern Nevada in a doubleheader starting at 12:00 PM.