Baseball | 04/06/2021

Matadors Start Fast in Split at South Mountain

Team Score
Arizona Western College 6
South Mountain Community College 5

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Team Score
Arizona Western College 3
South Mountain Community College 8

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PHOENIX, Ariz--Early leads for the Arizona Western Matadors (20-8 overall, 12-6 ACCAC) turned into a split of decisions against the South Mountain Cougars (22-9 overall, 16-8 ACCAC) Tuesday afternoon.

Dylan Edmands first inning RBI gave Matador starter Elvis Parra plenty of room to work with, as the Matadors would open up to 6-2, before South Mountain rallied in the seventh.

Ultimately, AWC closed out the 6-5 win in game one.

The Matadors again took an early lead in game two, but sparked by a two run homer, the Cougars struck for a five-run fourth inning to turn the tables.

South Mountain held on to the 8-3 decision to force the split.

Arizona Western will return to Yuma on Thursday for a double-header make-up against Mesa at Kammann Field beginning at noon. Both games will be streamed on the Matador Athletics Facebook Page.

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