Softball Returns Home with Two Victories
The Roughrider softball team swept a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix over Gateway Community College, 10-2 and 6-0. YC is now 27-9 in the ACCAC standings and 35-11 overall.
In the opener, YC scored early and often against the Geckos. Yavapai pushed 4 across in the opening frame, 2 in the second inning and 3 in the third to propel the Green and Gold to the lopsided victory.
Lyndsie Smith, Jocilyn Ellis, Andrea Sotelo, Sydney Forray and Mahina Chong each has two hits. Chong and Ellis hit home runs.
Amy Robinson got the victory from the circle. Earlier in the day, Robinson was named the ACCAC DI Pitcher of the Week for her efforts last week.
In the second game, the Roughrider offense pounded out 14 hits including 6 extra base hits. Karissa Pena was 3 for 4 with a double. Mikayla Newham, Sotelo, Dustie Durham, Chong, Lyndsie Smith each had two hits each. Smith knocked a double and a home run.
Yavapai returns to Bill Vallely for a rare
Friday afternoon doubleheader against Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Earlier in the season, Yavapai swept a twinbill in Chandler, 9-1 and 13-5. Friday’s games will begin at 12:00 PM.