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Riders Squash The Geckos

April 2nd, 2013 » filed under: Softball News, Top Story

The Roughrider softball team cruised to a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday afternoon over the visiting Geckos from GateWay Community College, 11-0 and 11-1. YC is now 26-15 overall and 22-12 in the ACCAC standings.

In the first game, YC pounded 15 hits including 6 home runs. Mita Cortez and Sam Wilson each belted two apiece. Val Luera and Brooke Eifert-Pancamo each hit a home run.

The reigning ACCAC Pitcher of the Week, Aundria Zuniga-Romero, recorded her 21st victory of the season throwing a perfect game, 0 hits, 0 walks, 0 runs, 7 strikeouts.

Things didn’t get any better for the Geckos in the nightcap. Yavapai scored 11 runs on 12 hits. Cortez, Wilson and Jade Yost each had two hits. Lauren Gourdin hit a home run, her first on the year.

Sarah Thompson went the distance to gain the victory, her fifth of the season.

YC returns to the diamond on Thursday, April 4th hosting South Mountain Community College. The twinbill will start at 12:00 PM at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott.