Baseball Drops 2 in Non-conference Action
The Roughrider baseball team dropped a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday in Phoenix to Arizona Western College, 7-2 and 15-2. YC falls to 3-4 on the season and AWC improves to 3-4.
In the opener, the game was tied going into the sixth inning. AWC put 3 runs on the board and added 2 more in the fifth. YC did not respond in the seven-inning game.
Over Torres led the Riders from the plate going 2 for 3 with 2 runs batted in. Darius Vines took the loss on the mound surrendering 5 runs while striking out 6.
In the nightcap, the Roughrider bats fell asleep. YC only managed 8 hits. Tommy Sacco was 1 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI’s. Yavapai’s defense committed 5 errors.
Yavapai continues non-conference action on Friday, February 9th in Henderson, Nevada against College of Southern Idaho and College of Southern Nevada. On Saturday, February 10th, YC will play Salt Lake Community College and Okanagan University.
• With the Roughrider’s next victory, head coach Ryan Cougill secure his 200th career win.