Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Cochise)
The winner of the Championship will advance to the NJCAA Western District Championship at the site of the Region IX Champ (Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana).
Records: YAVAPAI (39-19 overall, 24-12 conference) swept South Mountain in the opening round of the playoffs, 13-6 and 3-2. COCHISE (36-23 overall, 21-15 conference) beat Central Arizona in the first round, 3-4, 20-18 and 7-4.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 87-45 all-time against the Apaches.
Last Meeting: YC dropped a doubleheader in Douglas on April 23, 2016, 7-0 and 7-3.
Setting: The Riders are 26-3 at home this season.
Players to watch: YAVAPAI — Gavin Johns, Brock Ephan and Chase Beal; COCHISE – Jackson Overlund, Logan Bottrell and Tyler Fallwell.
Coaches: YAVAPAI — Ryan Cougill (152-76/4th Season); COCHISE – Todd Inglehart.
Fun Facts: Yavapai was 1-3 this season against Cochise…Winner advances to the Western District Championship at the site of the Region XI winner…YC is 11-4 in Region I Playoff action against the Apaches.