Game Day Preview (Softball vs. Arizona Western)
Records: Yavapai (31-11 overall, 23-9 conference) split a doubleheader with #17 Eastern Arizona on Tuesday, 9-6 and 6-13; Arizona Western (32-6 overall, 26-2 conference) played at Pima on Thursday.
Since 2008: The Roughriders are 20-13 against the Matadors.
Last Meeting: Yavapai dropped a doubleheader to AWC in Yuma on February 16, 2016, 3-2 and 11-3.
The setting: The Roughriders are 14-4 at home this season.
Players to watch: Yavapai — Mahina Chong, Karissa Pena and Mikayla Newham;
Arizona Western – Jessica Flores, Belinda Gonzalez and Mariah Young.
Coaches: Yavapai — Doug Eastman (62-38/2nd Season); Arizona Western – Nikki Bethurum (7th season).
Fun Facts: Today is Prescott Little League Softball Day…Arizona Western is ranked #11 in the NJCAA DI Rankings…AWC’s Jessica Flores is a Player of the Year candidate and is the reigning ACCAC DI Pitcher of the Week…Yavapai’s Sydney Forray is in the top 5 in RBI’s and HR’s.
GAME DAY FORECAST…
Game Time 12:00 PM
Daytime High Temperature – 64
Evening Low Temperature – 40
Forecast – Sunny, with a high near 64.
Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.