Softball Scores 19 in Route to Doubleheader Sweep
The Roughrider softball team swept a Saturday afternoon doubleheader over Gateway Community College, 11-6 and 8-4. Yavapai overall record is now 12-10 and 6-6 in conference play. Gateway falls to 0-9 in the ACCAC and 2-11-1 overall.
In the opener, the Roughrider nine pounded out 15 hits including 7 doubles. Shelby Burke led the hit parade going 4 for 5 with 3 doubles and 2 runs batted in. Jessica Mesa was 3 for 5 with 3 RBI’s.Nicole Matta and Jocilynn Ellis added two hits apiece.
Samantha Blair got the victory throwing 6.2 innings and striking out 8 batters.
In the second game, Lynea Klemmedson got the victory from the circle and aided her cause from the plate going 2 for 5 with a triple and 2 runs batted in. The Basha High School product threw the complete game with 3 strikeouts. Mesa was a perfect 1 for 1 with a home run and 2 runs scored.
YC continues conference action on Tuesday, February 24th as they entertain Chandler-Gilbert Community College. The twin bill will begin at 12:00 PM at Bill Vallely Field.