On this date: 1975
May 17, 1975
Pitcher Don Hanna allowed only five hits and the Yavapai College baseball team clinched the Region 1 Championship and ticket to the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.
The Roughriders beat the Mesa (Colo.) Mavericks, a team based ironically in Grand Junction in a 13-2 run-ruled game played at Prescott High School.
"The best game of any year is the final one, and we haven't been there yet," YC assistant coach Jim McKaskle said. "There's been so much pressure on the team for about six weeks that it's been tough emotionally."