Baseball Returns Home with 2 More Wins
The Roughrider baseball team won a pair of games on Saturday in Henderson, NV over Eastern Uath, 8-4 and Salt Lake, 5-1. Yavapai improves to 7-5 on the season.
An early lead helped the Roughriders defeat Eastern Utah on Saturday. YC scored in the first inning on a solo home run by Dylan Enwiller and a two-run homer from Caden Goldby.
Yavapai added single runs in the third, fourth and ninth innings and added two runs in the sixth inning.
The Riders had 14 hits in the game. Jonathan Villa, Goldby, Trevor Edior, and Enwiller each collected multiple hits. Goldby and Villa each managed three hits.
Reza Aleaziz started the game from the mound and got the victory scattering five hits and striking out 2.
In the nightcap, Yavapai faced Salt Lake for the fifth time in six days. The game remained scoreless through the first five innings of the game before the Roughriders put 2 runs on the board in the sixth inning and 3 runs in the seventh inning. Salt Lake scored their lone run in the ninth inning.
Jake Kolterman earned the win for the Roughriders. He tossed six innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, and striking out six. RJ Martinez recorded the last nine outs to earn the save.
YC collected 11 hits. Enwiller, Fagg, and Jacob Eder each collected multiple hits with Eder and Fagg each managing three hits.
Yavapai returns to action on Tuesday, February 14th against Benedictine College in Mesa. The doubleheader will begin at 12:00 PM.