Baseball Wins Home Opener
Smeltzer’s squad sweeps Bruins
The Roughrider baseball team won their home opener today at Roughrider Park against Salt Lake City Community College, 13-12. The victory polishes off the Bruins after YC swept a doubleheader from them yesterday in Casa Grande. Yavapai is now 4-2-1 on the young season.
Austin Sloan picked up the victory in the high scoring affair and Jonathon Dupuy mopped up for the save. Offensively, Zac Castleberry was perfect from the plate going 4 for 4 with a double and Jared Norris collected 2 hits on 3 at bats with a double and 2 runs batted in.
Beginning Friday, YC plays host to College of Southern Idaho, a team Yavapai beat in the season opener 4-2. Both teams will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at12:00 PM and a nine inning game on Saturday with the first pitch being thrown at 1:00 PM. The series will be played at Roughrider Park on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott.