Roughriders Blasts 46 Runs in 10 Innings
In their final tune-up before conference play begins, the Roughrider baseball team scored 46 run in a doubleheader sweep over the visiting Wolfpack from Thompson Rivers University Wednesday afternoon at Roughrider Park. YC improves to 8-6 on the year.
In the opener, Gavin Johns hit two home runs to carry the Roughriders to a 32-0 win over the Wolfpack in five innings.
Johns racked up seven RBIs on five hits. He singled in the first and second innings and homered in the second and third innings.
Everything was working at the plate for the Yavapai in the second inning. The bats caught fire leading to 22 runs. The good guys scored in the second on a three-run home run by Nate Easley, a two-run home run by Johns, an RBI double by Michael Hicks, a home run by Rashaan Kuhaulua, an RBI single by Johns, a home run by Hicks, a walk by Kuhaulua, a two-run double by Easley, an RBI single by Johns, an RBI single by Jeddediah Fagg, a fielder’s choice, and an RBI single by Dylan Enwiller.
YC hit six home runs in the win. Additional home runs for the Riders came when Johns homered in the second and third innings and Nikko Delgado homered in the fourth inning.
Yavapai easily handled Thompson Rivers pitching as nine hitters combined for 28 hits, 30 RBIs and 29 runs scored.
Nikko Delgado owned the nightcap, as he hit two home runs to carry Yavapai to a 14-2 victory over Thompson Rivers in five innings.
Nine runs in the first three innings helped the Roughriders blow out Thompson Rivers. A groundout by Ramsey Romano and an error during the first inning and a solo home run by Delgado and a groundout by Christian Maggi in the second inning supplied the early offense.
YC hit four home runs in the win. Additional home runs came when Romano homered in the third inning, Brock Ephan homered in the fourth inning, and Delgado homered in the second and fourth innings.
Chase Beal got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over four innings. He struck out two, walked two and surrendered three hits.
Yavapai’s Rashaan Kuhaulua, Delgado, Romano and Ephan combined for 10 hits and 10 RBIs.
After posting five runs in the third, Yavapai again scored five in the fourth. In the third, YC scored on a solo home run by Romano.
Yavapai begins ACCAC action on Saturday, February 20th as play host to fellow NJCAA Division I foe South Mountain Community College. The twinbill will begin at 12:00 PM at Roughrider Park in Prescott.