Cochise bats come alive in split with Yavapai
- Updated: April 7, 2014
Xavier Altamirano took the loss in game one, allowing seven runs on 11 hits and two walks while striking out three in four innings. At the plate for Cochise, Austin Nelson was 2 for 4, including a solo home run to left field in the first inning, and Darick Hall was 2 for 3.
Game two was a battle of offenses, with the teams combining for 28 hits, eight for extra bases. Hall went 3 for 6, including a home run, with three RBIs and two runs scored, while Nick Borowski, Jake Luna and Jason Sanez each had two hits and two RBIs. Cochise was up 7-0 at the end of the second inning, tacked on a run in each of the fifth and sixth innings, and put the game away with five runs in the seventh.
The split improves the Apaches’ overall record to 23-19 with six conference doubleheaders left in the season. Tuesday’s game against South Mountain is postponed due to a water main break on the Douglas Campus.