Roughrider Finish 3-1 at Deanna Mauer Classic
The Roughrider softball team concluded the second day of the Deanna Mauer Classic in Casa Grande undefeated with a 6-2 victory over Howard College, TX and 10-2 over El Paso Community College. YC finishes the two-day play with 3 wins and 1 loss.
In today’s opener, Dustie Durham was strong at the plate and on the rubber in carrying the Roughriders to the 6-2 victory. Durham hit two home runs while going 2 for 4 with three RBIs and two runs scored. Durham homered in the first and fifth innings.
Durham picked up the win throwing seven innings and allowing two earned runs, three hits and two walks while striking out two.
The Lady Riders hit three home runs in the win. Home runs came when Andrea Sotelo homered in the third inning and Durham homered in the first and fifth innings.
Yavapai jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. After Jocilyn Ellis singled, Durham homered, scoring Ellis.
The game was never in doubt after the third, as the Roughriders scored two runs on a two-run home run by Andrea Sotelo.
Statistics were not readily available for the second game.
Yavapai resumes league action on Tuesday, March 15th as they play host to NJCAA Division II #2 ranked Phoenix College. The twinbill will begin at 12:00 PM.