Baseball Earns a Split with Cochise
The Roughrider baseball team split a doubleheader with Cochise College on Saturday in Douglas. Yavapai won the opener, 7-3 and fell in the nightcap, 11-2. The Roughriders are now 26-25 and 15-17 in the ACCAC.
Yavapai had to come from behind to the win the opener. YC scored 6 runs in the 7th inning to secure the victory. Logan Williams was 2 for 3 and Jesus Valdaz got the victory in relief.
In the second game, YC took the early lead but gave up 8 runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to doom their chances.
Carlos Viera and Cody Holtz each had 2 hits.
Yavapai travels to Yuma to play Arizona Western College on Tuesday, April 24th. The doubleheader will begin at 12:00 PM.