Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Cochise)
Records: #20 YAVAPAI (35-15 overall, 22-8 conference) swept a doubleheader against league leader and #8 ranked Central Arizona, 9-2 and 10-7. COCHISE (31-19 overall, 18-12 conference) dropped a doubleheader at Arizona Western on Saturday, 4-0 and 4-1.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 87-43 all-time against the Apaches.
Last Meeting: YC split a doubleheader with Cochise on February 23, 2016, 0-7 and 13-2.
Setting: The Riders are 11-12 on the road this season.
Players to watch: YAVAPAI — Turtle Kuhaulua, Brock Ephan and Joseph Romero; COCHISE – Jackson Overland, Logan Bottrell and Tyler Fallwell.
Coaches: YAVAPAI — Ryan Cougill (148-72/4th Season); COCHISE – Todd Inglehart.
Fun Facts: This could be a preview of the NJCAA Region I Division I playoffs…YC leads the league in home runs (56) and Cochise is second (38)…Cochise pitcher Tyler Fallwell leads the NJCAA in ERA (0.88)…Yavapai’s Nate Easley is in the top 10 in hits…