Game Day Preview (Softball vs. Paradise Valley)
Yavapai at Paradise Valley
Tuesday, February 6 * 1:00 PM
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Records: Yavapai (8-3 overall, 2-0 conference) went 3-1 at the Great Western Shootout on Friday and Saturday, beating Trinidad State, Luna and Southern Nevada and losing to Southern Idaho; Paradise Valley (0-4 overall, 0-4 conference) dropped a doubleheader against Eastern Arizona on Saturday, 8-4 and 12-0.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 28-2 all-time against the Pumas.
Last Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader from Paradise Valley on March 25, 2017, 11-0 and 8-1.
First Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader from Paradise Valley on March 8, 2008, 5-0 and 4-3.
Players to watch: Yavapai-Neenah Pangilinan (.462 BA) and Jaydee Boursaw (.452 BA, 4 HR) and Jaya Allen (3.20 ERA, 35 K’s); Paradise Valley-Maya Lentz (.429 BA) and Alexis Malave (.333 BA) and Yessika Galaz (9.69 ERA, 7 K’s)
Coaches: Yavapai-Doug Eastman (138-54/4th season); Paradise Valley-Nick Candrea.
Fun Facts: Yavapai is tied for first in the NJCAA for home runs (14). Jaydee Boursaw needs 3 more HR’s to tie the all-time YC record set by Andrea Sotelo (39)
Weather Forecast: Tuesday – Sunny, with a high near 79. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.