Baseball | 04/26/2022

Matadors drop a pair of close games to Apaches

Team Score
Arizona Western College 0
Cochise College 2

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Team Score
Arizona Western College 6
Cochise College 7

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YUMA, Ariz. - The Arizona Western Matadors (43-13, 27-11) were swept in a doubleheader by Cochise (40-14, 26-10) losing game one 2-0 before falling in game two, 7-6 in Douglas.

The Matadors were held to just three hits in the series-opening 2-0 loss on Tuesday afternoon. Juan Gil Franco allowed two unearned runs while striking out eight batters in a loss.

Noah Roberts had two of the Matadors' three hits, finishing the opener 2-for-3 with a double while Ben Fierenzi picked up the Matadors' third hit of the game. 

The Matadors opened up the second game with four consecutive runs to take a 4-0 lead before Cochise erased it with seven straight runs to take a 7-4 lead. Arizona Western would score the final two runs of the game, falling short in a 7-6 loss.

Samuel Fabian finished the game 2-for-3 with a double and a home run, driving in two runs in the loss while Noah Marcelo also produced a pair of hits, going 2-for-5. Dylan Edmands also homered in the loss, going 1-for-4 driving in a pair. 

Michael Minaya tossed two scoreless innings in relief, recording a pair of strikeouts. 


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