Softball Bats Lead to Victories Over Pima
The Roughider softball team came up big in an ACCAC doubleheader sweep over fellow conference nemesis Pima Community College, 2-0 and 13-7. Yavapai is now at 28-10 on the year and 20-8 in conference action. Pima stumbles to 28-11 overall and 16-8 in league play.
In the opener, Amy Robinson held the Aztec bats at bay surrendering three hits while striking out five. Dustie Durham 2 for 3 with a run scored and Karissa Pena was 1 for 1 with an RBI.
YC scored 7 unanswered runs in the first two innings to propel the Riders to the victory. Pima closed the gap to two with three runs in the fifth inning but YC responded with a run in their half of the fifth and three more runs in the sixth.
Robinson got her second victory of the day coming on in relief. She threw 3.2 innings striking out 2
Andrea Sotelo was 3 for 3 with three RBI’s and 2 runs scored. Mikayla Newham, Sydney Forray, Mayhina Chong and Karissa Pena each had two hits. Forray had a triple and a home run with four runs batted in.
Yavapai continues conference play on Saturday, March 26th at Bill Vallely Field against fellow Division I foe Central Arizona College. The twin bill begins at 12:00 PM.