Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. South Mountain)
Yavapai Baseball vs. South Mountain Community College
Saturday, February 17 * 12:00 PM
* Records: Yavapai (4-7 overall, 0-0 conference) beat Okanagan University, 8-2, on Saturday, February 10th in Henderson, NV; South Mountain (9-6 overall, 0-0 conference) beat GCU Club Team, 11-1, on Tuesday, February 13th.
* All-Time: The Roughriders are 63-51 all-time against the South Mountain.
* Last Meeting: Both teams split a doubleheader on April 15, 2017. YC dropped the first game, 9-10 and won the second game, 8-7.
* First Meeting: Yavapai defeated South Mountain in January of 1982, 11-3.
* Players to watch: Yavapai-Alex Isola (.436 BA, 3 HR), Gianni Tomasi (.320 BA, 5 RBI) and Tommy Costello (2-0, 3.95 ERA, 16 K’s); South Mountain – Alonso Bibiano (.357 BA, 7 RBI), Carson Burton (.346 BA) and Jeff Griffith (2-0, 14 K’s, 0.67 ERA).
* Coaches: Yavapai – Ryan Cougill (200-106/5th season); South Mountain – Todd Eastin (478-291/14th season).
* Fun Facts: With a victory over Okanagan University, Head Coach Ryan Cougill got 200th career win.
* Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind.