Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Central Arizona
Yavapai Baseball at Central Arizona College
Saturday, February 24 * 12:00 PM
Central Arizona College
* Records: Yavapai (6-9 overall, 0-2 conference) swept a doubleheader over Thompson Rivers University, 3-1 and 4-3, on Wednesday, February 21st at Roughrider Park; Central Arizona (15-3 overall, 1-3 conference) lost to South Mountain on Wednesday, February 21st, 9-7.
* All-Time: The Roughriders are 82-71 all-time against the Vaqueros.
* Last Meeting: YC swept a doubleheader from Central Arizona on April 18, 2017 3-1 and 8-5.
* First Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader from the Vaqueros on March 6, 1971 at Central Arizona College, 8-6 and 5-1
* Players to watch: Yavapai – Alex Isola (.367 BA, 12 RBI), Roberto Cabrera (.325 BA) and Tommy Costello (2-1, 5.49 ERA); Central Arizona – Liam Spence (.468 BA, 2 HR), Alix Garcia (.468 BA, 29 RBI) and RJ Dabovich (4-0, 0.41 ERA).
* Coaches: Yavapai – Ryan Cougill (202-108/5th season); Central Arizona – Anthony Gillich (124-56/4th season).
* Fun Facts: Yavapai has faced Central Arizona 21 times in the post season.
* Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.