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Softball Shoots Down The T-Birds

March 24th, 2012 » filed under: Softball News, Top Story

The Roughrider softball team cruised to a doubleheader sweep over Mesa Community College Saturday afternoon not allowing one Thunderbird runner to cross home plate. YC won the first game 15-0 and won the nightcap 8-0. Yavapai is now 37-6 overall and 25-3 in conference play.

Kat Macias got the victory in the first game striking out six batters. She aided her cause with a home run and two runs batted. Brandi Heimburg had two hits including a home run. Ashleigh Seipel added two base knocks.

Mel Willadsen struck out seven hitters en route to run-rule shortened victory. Macias crushed her second homer of the day and Heimburg was 2 for 3. Siepel added two more hits to remain perfect from the plate on the day.

The Roughrider continue conference play on Tuesday, March 27th. Scottsdale Community College will be the opponent. YC swept a doubleheader from the Artichokes last month in Scottsdale, 13-1 and 15-0. Game time will be at 12:00 PM.


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