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Baseball Forces Third Game

May 3rd, 2013 » filed under: Baseball News, Top Story

The Roughrider baseball team lives to see another day after a 7-4 victory over Cochise College in the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs. YC used a five-run 3rd inning to take the lead for good and Jacob Doyle was stellar from the mound for his 6th victory of the year despite walking 9 batters.

Michael Howard was 2 for 4 with a run scored and one run batted in. Krythian Leal was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.

Doyle threw all 9 innings scattering 4 hits and striking out 5.

These same two teams will play on Saturday in the final game of the three-game series. The winner will advance to the Championship Series against South Mountain Community College, winners over Central Arizona College in two games. The Championship Series will be played at the site of the highest remaining seed.