Yavapai Drops a Close Battle
The Yavapai College Roughriders fell 12-11 to Southern Idaho on Saturday despite racking up 10 hits and 11 runs.
Nate Easley racked up three RBIs on two hits for YC. He tripled in the seventh inning and doubled in the eighth inning.
Yavapai scored five runs in the top of the fifth to cut its deficit to six. A two-run double by Nick Guaragna, an RBI double by Ramsey Romano, and a two-run single by Brock Ephan set off Yavapai College.
A four-run seventh inning helped bring YC within three. A wild pitch, a two-run triple by Easley, and a wild pitch sparked Yavapai College’s rally.
After pushing across two runs in the top of the eighth, YC faced just a 12-11 deficit. An RBI double by Easley and a wild pitch gave the Roughriders life.