Roughriders Shutout Gauchos in Double Header
The Roughrider softball team swept a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader over Glendale Community College in Glendale, 10-0 and 10-0. YC used two 9-run innings to secure the victories. YC is now 14-3 overall and 8-0 in conference play. Glendale falls to 6-9 on the year and 4-4 in the ACCAC.
In the opener, the Green and Gold erupted for 9 runs in the ninth inning to secure the victory. YC scored 1 run in the fourth and Roughrider pitcher Jaya Allen shut down the Gauchos striking out 13 batters and allowing only 2 hits.
The YC offense had 12 hits including 3 home runs by Makayla Guerra, Shelby Hotchkiss and Neenah Pangilinan. Guerra and Hotchkiss each had 3 hits and Brianna Griffiths and Jaydee Boursaw had two hits apiece.
In the nightcap, YC used another late 9-run inning to secure the run-rule game. YC added three more home runs with Griffiths hitting two dingers and Guerra hitting her fourth home run in as many games. Guerra, Griffiths, Pangilinan and Makea-Al Kaluau each had two hits.
Santana Parra got the victory scattering 3 hits and striking out one batter.
YC continues ACCAC play on Saturday, February 17th at Mesa Community College. The twinbill begins at 12:00 PM.
** For their efforts last week, Makayla Guerra and Jaya Allen were named ACCAC Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week respectively.