Roughriders Drop 2 to Gila Monsters
The Roughrider softball team dropped a conference doubleheader to fellow ACCAC DI opponent Eastern Arizona College Tuesday afternoon at Bill Vallely Field. Yavapai falls to 22-22 overall and 16-18 in conference play.
In the opener, YC lost 7-6 after a surprise rally turned a four-run fifth inning advantage into a Gila Monster victory.
Jocilynn Ellis racked up two RBIs on two hits for the home team. She homered in the first inning and singled in the third inning.
Samantha Blair took the loss for the Riders. She lasted just 7 2/3 innings, walked two, struck out five, and allowed five runs.
The Roughriders jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. A two-run blast by Ellis, scoring Nicole Matta started the inning off.
Despite a big day at the dish from Jessica Mesa, who finished 2 for 2, YC lost 10-0..
Saria Camacho was charged with the loss. She allowed nine runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked two and struck out three.
Yavapai returns to the diamond on Thursday, April 2nd playing host to Chandler-Gilbert Community College. On March 5th, YC swept a doubleheader over the Coyotes, 10-2 and 7-2. Thursday’s twinbill begins at 12:00 PM.
Members of the Prescott Noon Lions Club meet every Wednesday to socialize and enlist member participation in various activities in Prescott and Yavapai County that benefit local charities and organizations that service sight and hearing impaired local citizens, as well as other worthy causes in our area. Our always-present newspaper recycling bins, serviced by member- staffed paper recycling crews meeting twice a week at our recycling facility have resulted in over $200,000 in yearly donations in past years. Food booths, pancake breakfasts and other fund-raising efforts throughout the year allow our members to proudly serve our community. With male Lions Club membership and female Lioness Club membership, we can give back to our community and enjoy a lively social gathering with our fellow members.
Regular club meetings are held every Wednesday at Plaza Bonita restaurant in Prescott from noon to 1 PM