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Gameday Glance: Roughriders take on Central Arizona College, Scottsdale
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Yavapai College Roughriders logo, Ol' Ruff. (YC/Courtesy)

Yavapai College Roughriders logo, Ol' Ruff. (YC/Courtesy)

ROUGHRIDER GAMEDAY GLANCE

BASEBALL

Who: Yavapai College at Central Arizona College

When: Saturday, April 20, noon & 2:30 p.m.

Where: Coolidge

Records: Yavapai College (31-13, 21-11 ACCAC) swept a doubleheader from Gateway Community College on April 17, 4-2 and 10-5; Central Arizona (32-18, 18-14) split a two-game set with South Mountain CC on April 16 and 17, dropping the first game, 6-4, and winning the second game, 5-4.

All-Time: Yavapai is 86-75 against the Vaqueros.

Last Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader from Central Arizona on April 2 in Prescott, 15-3 and 9-5.

First-Ever Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader from the Vaqueros on March 6, 1971, 8-6 and 5-1.

The setting: The Roughriders are 18-10 on the road this year.

Players to watch: Yavapai — Will Long and Logan Williams; Central Arizona — Clayton Keyes and Ernny Ordonez.

Coaches: Yavapai — Ryan Cougill (254-139, 7th season); Central Arizona — Anthony Gillich.

Fun Fact: The Roughriders are in second place in the ACCAC D-I playoff race.

Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a south-southeast wind blowing 5 to 15 mph and blowing west-southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

ROUGHRIDER GAMEDAY GLANCE

SOFTBALL

Who: Scottsdale CC at NJCAA D-I #14 Yavapai College

When: Saturday, April 20, noon & 2 p.m.

Where: Bill Vallely Field, Prescott

Records: Yavapai College (39-9, 30-8 ACCAC) swept a doubleheader from Paradise Valley Community College on April 18, 9-0 and 14-2; Scottsdale CC (9-37, 5-33) dropped a doubleheader with Pima CC on April 13, 17-6 and 11-1.

All-Time: Yavapai is 34-1 against the Artichokes.

Last Meeting: Yavapai swept a doubleheader with the Artichokes on March 5, 11-2 and 15-3.

The setting: The Roughriders were 25-4 at home last year and are currently 13-5 at home this season.

Players to watch: Yavapai — Jessica Giacoma and Vanessa Gomez; Scottsdale — Briana Erran and Neeley Bell.

Coaches: Yavapai — Doug Eastman (219-73, 5th season); Scottsdale — Freddy Cabanillas (3rd season).

Fun Fact: Coach Doug Eastman’s record at Yavapai College is 217-73 in five years. The all-time leader in coaching wins for the Yavapai softball program is Stacy Iveson with 226 victories. … Yavapai was ranked #14 in the latest NJCAA Division I Poll.

Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 75. South, wind 7 to 12 mph, and increasing from 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

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