Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Cochise)
Records: Yavapai (9-6 overall, 1-0 conference) beat South Mountain on Saturday in the first game, 8-4 and the second game was called due to darkness with the score tied at 8. Cochise (6-6 overall, 0-0 conference) swept El Paso CC on February 20th, 6-1 and 11-5.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 86-42 against the Apaches.
Last Meeting: YC swept Cochise in the NJCAA Region I DI Finals on May 7 and May 8, 2016, 7-3 and 12-11.
Players to watch: Yavapai — “Turtle” Kuhaulua, Jonathan Villa and Gavin Johns; Cochise – Canice Ejoh, Adam De La Cruz and Jackson Overlund.
Coaches: Yavapai — Ryan Cougill (122-63/4th Season); Cochise – Todd Inglehart (16th season).
Fun Facts: These two teams played in the NJCAA Divivion I Region I Championship Sereies in 2015. YC swept the Apaches and advanced to the NJCAA Western District Championship…Gavin Johns leads the league in home runs (4) followed by Nikko Delgado, Nate Easley and Turle Kuhaulua (3)…