Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Lamar)
Yavapai Baseball vs. Lamar Community College
Thursday & Friday, March 15 & 16 * 12:00 PM
Roughrider Park, Yavapai College
* Records: Yavapai (11-12 overall, 5-5 conference) swept a doubleheader over Pima Community College on Saturday, March 10th, 4-2 and 7-5; Lamar (8-10 overall, 2-5 conference) lost to McCook Junior College on Saturday, March 10th, 10-5.
* All-Time: The Roughriders are 16-4 all-time against the Runnin’ Lopes.
* The Setting: Yavapai is 3-3 at home this season.
* Last Meeting: YC fell to Lamar on May 19, 2011 in the NJCAA West District Playoffs, 8-5
* First Meeting: YC beat Lamar on March 28, 1975, 8-1.
* Players to watch: Yavapai-Alex Isola (.350 BA, 5 HR), Tommy Sacco (.329 BA) and Jonathan Stroman (1-2, 1.21ERA, 33 SO); Lamar – Logan Mayrose (.440 BA), Kavan Andrew (.431BA) and Keven Mackintosh (4-2, 5.40 ERA, 39 SO).
* Coaches: Yavapai – Ryan Cougill (207-111/5th season); Lamar – Scott Crampton (25th season).
* Fun Facts: These two teams faced each other on March 16, 1977 and YC won 13-0.
* Weather Forecast: Thursday – Scattered rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected; Friday – Sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.