Yavapai Downs South Mountain
The Roughrider baseball team opened the 2016 ACCAC season with an 8-4 victory over South Mountain Community College. The second game went into extra innings and was suspended due to darkness with the game tied at 8. Yavapai is now 9-6 overall and 1-0 in conference action.
In the opener, Jonathan Villa racked up two RBIs on two hits for YC. He singled in the third inning and homered in the sixth inning.
Joseph Romero recorded the win from the mound. He allowed four runs over seven innings. He struck out six, walked four and surrendered seven hits.
South Mountain jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first.
It didn’t take long for the Green and Gold to answer as it scored one run of its own in the first scoring on an RBI single by Ramsey Romano.
The Roughriders took the lead in the sixth, scoring four runs on an RBI double by Gavin Johns and two solo home runs.
The Roughriders host Cochise College on Tuesday, February 23rd with the first pitch being thrown at 12:00 PM.