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February 7th, 2012 » filed under: Softball News, Top Story

The Roughrider softball team swept an afternoon doubleheader Tuesday against Mesa Community College, 11-1 and 5-0. YC is now 14-3 overall and 3-1 in ACCAC action.

Estela Pinon got the victory in the first game throwing four innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 7 batters. Alma Cortez was 2 for 4 from the plate with four runs scored and 2 RBI’s. Ashleigh Seipel and Tessa Fanning each had 2 hits.

In the nightcap, Amelia Willadsen went the distance from the circle allowing 1 hit and striking out 9. Cortez pickup two more hits, a double and a triple, and fetched home two runners. Alexis Lawton added two hits.

The squad returns to the diamond on Saturday at Scottsdale Community College beginning at 12:00 PM.