Softball Sweeps Chokes
The Roughrider softball team won their 10th and 11th consecutive victories Tuesday afternoon in Prescott over Scottsdale Community College (19-26, 11-23), 3-2 and 9-0. Yavapai is now 32-15 on the season and 28-12 in the ACCAC standings.
In the opener, Brandi Heimburg hit a walk-off solo homerun to seize the victory. With two outs, Heimburg hit the first pitch clearing the centerfield fence for her second hit of the day.
Yavapai pitcher, Aundria Zuniga-Romero got the victory striking out 11 batters and aided her cause with an RBI single.
Zuniga continued her pitching dominance in the second game tossing a 1-hitter for her 8th shutout on the season, tying former Roughrider pitcher Audrey Workman for 2nd for most shutouts in a season. Estela Pinon owns top spot with 10.
Deuces were wild for sophomore Mita Cortez as she was a perfect 2 for 2 with a home run, 2 runs scored and 2 runs batted in. Kasey Oliver was 2 for 3 and Taylor Riesgo was 2 for 2 with a run scored and 2 RBI’s. Val Luera was 1 for 2 with a double and 2 runs batted in. Brooke Eifert-Pancamo was 1 for 2 with a solo home run.
Yavapai will have a break before resuming conference play. The Roughriders will play host to Mesa Community College on Tuesday, April 16th. Earlier in the season, YC split a doubleheader with Mesa 0-1 and 8-0. Tuesday’s twin bill will start at 12:00 PM.