After outscoring Glendale 41-1 Softball Captures ACCAC Title
In the final regular season doubleheader of the 2018 season, the Roughrider softball team scored 41 runs in route to a sweep over Glendale Community College, 20-1 and 21-0. Yavapai concludes the regular season with a 49-10 overall record and 41-7 mark and secures, at least a share of the ACCAC Title, the second straight conference crown for the Roughriders. Additionally, Yavapai will host the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs on May 4th and 5th.
Santana Parra won her 11th victory without a loss as she threw 5 innings allowing 3 hits while striking out 4.
The Roughriders got 19 hits on the game with 9 extra base hits including 3 home runs. Shelby Hotchkis was 4 for 4 with 3 runs batted. Haley Parson was 3 for 4. Kylies Brown went 2 for 3 with four RBI’s. Neenah Pangilinana was 2 for 3 with 3 RBI’s. Merideth Clark was 2 for 2 and Makea Kaluau was 1 for 1 with a three-run home run.
The second game was much of the same for the Riders as they knocked 20 hits in the rout. Makayla Guerra and Mariah Kalamaras were 4 for 4. Kalamaras knocked her 8th home run of the year. Kaluau was 3 for 4 with a home run. Brianna Griffiths was 2 for 3 with a home run.Pangalinan and Hotchkiss each had two hits.
Kiana Spencer threw the complete game surrendering 1 hit and striking out 6 batters.
The NJCAA Region I Division I tournament begin on Friday, May 4th. The #2 and #3 seed will play at 9 AM on Friday. Yavapai, the #1 seed, will entertain the #4 seed at 11:00 AM. The losers from the earlier games will play at 1:00 PM with the loser going home. The winners of the earlier games play at 3:00 PM in final game of the day.
Games will begin on Saturday at 10:00 AM with the championship game slated to start at 11;00 AM.