Roughriders Hand Vaqueros Their 1st Loss of the Year
The Roughrider baseball team split a doubleheader Saturday afternoon against the league leading Vaqueros from Central Arizona College in Coolidge, 3-0 and 0-9. YC is now 11-8 on the year and 3-2 in ACCAC action.
In the opener, JoJo Romero pitched the complete game shutout scattering four hits while striking out 5.
Nate Easley and Gavin Johns each had two hits and Brock Ephan was 1 for 3 with a solo home run.
In the second game, the YC bats were silenced by CAC pitching. Yavapai only managed 7 hits. Christian Maggi had 3 of those hits going 3 for 4 with a double.
Hayden Durkiewicz took the loss in 5.2 innings pitched. The Chandler, AZ native allowed 6 runs and struck out 6.
YC continues ACCAC play on Tuesday, March 1st at the friendly confines of Roughrider Park as they host Eastern Arizona College. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.