Roughriders Sweep Gauchos in Conference Showdown
The Roughrider softball team swept an ACCAC doubleheader Tuesday afternoon over Glendale Community College in Glendale, 10-8 and 15-2. YC is now 13-2 on the season and 9-1 in conference action.
In the opener, YC took an early 4-0 lead but Glendale took the lead by scoring 5 runs in the third inning. After a scoreless fourth inning, Yavapai regained the lead with five runs in the fifth inning aided by a pair of home runs from Andrea Sotelo and Jaydee Boursaw. Yavapai added a run in the sixth inning and Glendale closed the gap with three in their half of the sixth inning. Amy Robinson threw a perfect seventh inning for the save.
Raelynn Rios, Karissa Pena, Jaydee Boursaw and Shayna Ige each had two hits. Andrea Sotelo knocked in three runs.
The Roughrider offense erupted in the second game putting 3 runs on the board in the 2nd inning, 5 in the 3rd inning and 7 in the fourth inning. Kalee Mabray crushed two home runs and had 6 RBI’s to lead the Roughider offense. Raelynn Rios and Jaydee Boursaw each had two hits.
Kiana Spencer went the distance scattering 7 hits while striking out 5.
YC continues conference play on Saturday, February 18th hosting Mesa Community College. The twinbill will start at 12:00 PM.