Roughriders Split a Doubleheader with the Bears
The Roughrider baseball team split an ACCAC doubleheader Tuesday afternoon with Phoenix College in Phoenix. YC won the first game 1-0 and dropped the second game 5-0. Yavapai is now 20-14 on the year and 6-8 in conference play. Phoenix has a 26-9 overall and a 15-5 league mark.
It took extra innings but the Roughriders came out victorious in the opening game. Rez Aleaziz was exceptional on mound throwing seven innings of shutout ball. The sophomore righthander scattered 3 hits and struck out 7 batters.
Yavapai scored the lone run on the game in their half of the eighth inning when Caden Goldby began the inning with a walk and scored on a double by Cory Wills.
Wills led the Riders from the dish going 2 for 3.
In the nightcap, the YC defense committed 5 errors and managed only 5 hits. Avery Weems took the loss allowing only 3 earned runs while striking out 7.
Jaxxon Fagg was 2 for 3 for the offense.
YC continues ACCAC action on Friday with a single nine-inning game against Scottsdale Community College. The game will be played at Roughrider Park beginning at 2:00 PM. On Saturday, YC travels to Scottsdale for a single game beginning at 12:00 PM.