The NJCAA Division I Softball Championship Bracket has been revealed and the Yavapai College softball team has its seed and first opponent. Seeded No. 2 in the tournament, the Roughriders will start their tournament off with a matchup against the No. 15 seed: the Snead State Community College Parsons.
The Roughriders and Parsons will square off on Tuesday, May 24, at 6 p.m. on Field #6 of the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex in Yuma, Arizona.
Snead State Community College
The Parsons, hailing from Boaz, Alabama, are 36-25 overall and went 20-9 in the ACCC (Alabama Community College Conference). Following its loss in the ACCC Tournament, Snead State emerged victorious in the Mid-Atlantic District Tournament to clinch a spot in the NJCAA Division I Softball Tournament.
The Roughriders are 54-4 overall and went 42-2 in ACCAC contests this season. Yavapai earned the West District Championship by winning the NJCAA Division I Region I Tournament on its home field to secure a berth in the NJCAA Division I Softball Tournament. In addition, the Roughriders took home the ACCAC Championship in 2022.
Stay tuned on GoRoughriders.com and all of Yavapai athletics’ social media channels for the full tournament preview which will include bracket, fan, ticket and streaming information.
– D.J. Irwin